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23 November 2018

Burst Water Main causing water disruption in Omeath, Co. Louth

Leak repair time estimated at 7pm this evening, Friday 23 November

  • A crew is currently on site repairing the burst
  • Repair works may cause temporary discoloration of water
  • Supply and Service Updates

20 November 2018

Essential works at Staleen Water Treatment Plant may result in supply interruptions on Thursday 22 November for customers in Louth and East Meath

Supply interruptions may occur between 8am and 4pm

  • €19 million investment 
  • Safer and more reliable water supply
  • Customers urged to conserve water during works

19 November 2018

When Nature Calls - highlighting the benefits of nature based solutions to wastewater treatment today on World Toilet Day

Integrated Constructed Wetlands

  • Looks and functions as a natural wetland
  • Environmentally-friendly and rich in biodiversity
  • Home to many species of flora and fauna

8 November 2018

Irish school children saved 389 million litres of water last year as part of the Green-Schools water theme sponsored by Irish Water

Sponsoring An Taisce's Green-Schools water theme for sixth year running

  • Supporting water conservation and efficiency 
  • Over 2,300 schools awarded water flag
  • Student Ambassador Programme

7 November 2018

Essential repairs to water mains may cause disruption to the water supply in Ardee Town, Pepperstown and Mullenstown in County Louth

Disruption to water supply will be from 8am to 6pm Thursday 8 November

  • Working in partnership with Louth County Council
  • Traffic management system will be in place
  • Supply and Service Updates

23 October 2018

Impact of investment in wastewater treatment being felt in communities across the country

Investment in wastewater treatment in communities across the country

  • Wastewater treatment plants upgraded or built in 55 locations
  • EPA’s Urban Wastewater Treatment Report highlights progress 
  • No untreated wastewater discharge by 2021

18 October 2018

Irish Water and Clean Coasts launch Think Before You Flush campaign following an estimated 4,600 sewer blockages this year

Sewer blockages are caused by inappropriate items being flushed down toilets

  • Investing in our wastewater network
  • Remember to only flush the 3 Ps
  • The Think Before You Flush Communities

25 September 2018

Remaining Water Conservation Orders lifted as levels return to normal

Order lifted in Southern, Eastern and Midlands regions

  • Excellent conservation efforts made by homes and businesses 
  • Probability of an outage is now very low
  • Please continue to conserve water 

6 September 2018

Pesticide exceedances on the rise in Cavan – farmers and other users urged to use best practice when spraying

It is imperative that pesticide users are mindful of best practice when spraying lands

  • Drinking water supplies vulnerable to contamination
  • Detections of pesticides found in drinking water
  • The pesticide MCPA is the main offender

3 September 2018

Water Conservation Order (Hosepipe Ban) extended in some areas until 30 September to safeguard water supplies

Water Conservation Order remains in place in the following counties:

  • Dublin, Louth, Meath, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois
  • Offaly, Westmeath, Carlow, Wicklow, Wexford
  • Waterford, Cork, Kerry, Limerick and Tipperary

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