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12 March 2021

Works progress to improve Dundalk water supply

Works will improve security of supply and reduce high levels of leakage in the area

  • Works are scheduled to begin next week
  • Works may result in some short-term water shut-offs
  • Traffic management measures will be in place

10 March 2021

CRU announces new date of 1 October 2021 for implementation of new water tariff framework

A new non-domestic tariff framework for Irish Water’s business customers 

  • The changes were deferred due to Covid-19
  • The new date provide certainty for businesses
  • New framework was due to go-live on 1 May

3 February 2021

Advice for winterproofing your business premises if unoccupied during Covid-19 restrictions

Business owners can help avoid these issues, expensive repairs and a disrupted water supply, by taking a few preventative measures.

  • It is important to continue the regular maintenance of your buildings
  • Turn off your water while the premises are vacant
  • Drain down the system to ensure that there is no risk of damage from burst pipes 

2 February 2021

Irish Water completes upgrade to Staleen Water Treatment Plant safeguarding the water supply for homes and businesses in Drogheda, South Louth and East Meath

Over 70,000 homes and businesses have had their water supply removed from the Remedial Action List (RAL). 

  • Significant upgrades were carried out at the Staleen Water Treatment Plant 
  • Critical watermain which supplies water to the treatment plant was replaced
  • Risk of poor turbidity removal and generation of excessive THMs has been addressed

1 February 2021

Clean Coasts and Irish Water want you to Break Up With Plastic and Think Before You Flush

Clean Coasts are raising awareness about the impact of plastic pollution on our planet and marine life

  • Clean Coasts want to hear your stories on ditching plastic products
  • Ireland is the number one plastic waste producer in the EU
  • Ireland also has the fourth lowest recycling rate

26 January 2021

Boil Water Notice issued for customers on the Kilineer Public Water Supply

Irish Water and Louth County Council can confirm that a Boil Water Notice has been put in place with immediate effect 

  • Boil Water Notice is Kilineer Cottages and affects approximately 30 people
  • Customers of this supply are advised to boil water until further notice
  • Water must be boiled for drinking, preparation of salads, brushing teeth, ice

22 January 2021

Irish Water extends public consultation of the first National Water Resources Plan (NWRP) until 1 March 2021

To safeguard public health, facilitate growth and meet the challenges of climate change over the next 25 years

  • The NWRP will provide a country-wide analysis
  • Calculate the demand for now and into the future
  • A twelve-week public consultation will seek feedback

26 November 2020

Irish Water and Louth County Council are working to restore water supply to customers in Willville, Mucklagh, Millgrange, Cooley and surrounding areas following a burst water main

Crews are working to repair the burst water main as quickly and as safely as possible.

  • Customers may experience low water pressure and/or outages 
  • It may take 2-3 hours for supply to return once works finish
  • Customers urged conserve water while repairs are underway

19 November 2020

Water mains flushing taking place to safeguard water supply in Dundalk until Friday, 27 November

Works are taking place in partnership with Louth County Council.

  • Works taking place from 9am to 6pm daily
  • Customers may experience disruptions to their supply
  • It may take 2-3 hours for supply to return once works finish

6 November 2020

Crews are working to restore water supply to customers in Drogheda and surrounding areas

Urgent repairs have taken place to restore water supply 

  • Repair works were successful and reservoirs are re-filling
  • Areas may continue to experience disruptions until this is complete
  • Customers are asked to conserve water as supply returns to normal

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