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17 September 2019

Public input sought on site selection for Regional Sludge Hub Centres

Consultation opens on 24 September and closes on 22 October 2019

  • Inviting feedback from public and interested stakeholders
  • 3 regional sludge hub centres
  • Based on environmental, planning, economic & technical factors

17 September 2019

Upgrade works ensure clean, safe and secure of water for homes and businesses around Ireland

National Disinfection Programme

  • Over €65 million being invested as part of programme
  • Minimising the risk of Boil Water Notices
  • Upgrades to over 190 sites nationwide to date

28 August 2019

National Pesticides and Drinking Water Action Group join forces with Farm TV to promote best practice when using pesticides

Targeted marketing campaign across 11 marts

  • MCPA, fluroxypyr and 2,4-D detected
  • Irish Water closely monitoring the situation
  • Regulations for pesticides are very stringent

17 July 2019

Water conservation campaign launched to encourage the public to use only what they need

52% of the public acknowledge that they waste water

  • We all have to play a part in conserving water
  • Small measures can have a big impact
  • Safe, clean, treated water is not in unlimited supply

8 July 2019

Working to restore water supply to customers in Ballymahon following a pipe burst

Homes and businesses may be impacted by water outages during works

  • List of affected areas
  • Expected to be completed by 2pm
  • May take several hours for water supply to return

14 June 2019

Replacing ageing water mains in Longford to safeguard the water supply for local communities

Part of Irish Water’s national Leakage Reduction Programme

  • Works may involve some short-term water shut offs
  • Works expected to be completed by September 2019
  • Reducing leakage across the country

13 June 2019

Pesticide exceedances on the rise in some counties

Farmers and other users urged to use best practice when spraying

  • Improper use means pesticides can end up in drinking water
  • Regulations for pesticides are very stringent
  • Basic steps for reducing pesticide risks

30 April 2019

Boil Water Notice lifted for Ballymahon Public Water Supply

All issues have been rectified and water is now safe to drink

  • Notice follows water quality testing and upgrade works
  • Health Service Executive has been consulted with
  • Situation was resolved as quickly as possible

26 April 2019

Ballymahon Public Water Supply Boil Water Notice remains in place

Customers advised to adhere to HSE guidelines

  • Testing of the supply is ongoing
  • List of when water must be boiled 
  • List of actions to be taken

17 April 2019

Boil Water Notice issued for Ballymahon Public Water Supply

Notice issued to protect the health of approximately 8,247 people

  • In place as a precautionary measure
  • Customers advised to boil water until further notice
  • List of actions that should be taken

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