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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

20 October 2020

Watermains flushing taking place in Dundalk to safeguard water supply

Irish Water is working in partnership with Louth County Council to carry out watermains flushing to improve water supply for customers in Dundalk 

  • Works to take place from Tuesday, 20 October to Friday, 30 October
  • Customers may experience water discolouration, outages and/or low water pressure 
  • It may take 2-3 hours for supply to return once works are complete

20 August 2020

Pesticide exceedances continue to be detected in drinking supplies around Ireland

Detection of pesticides may be as a result of specific spraying activities

  • MCPA is a main pesticide being detected
  • Users reminded to use best practice when spraying
  • Basic steps for reducing pesticide risks

8 July 2020

Water Conservation Order lifted following heavy rainfall and recovery of sources

Lifting of Water Conservation Order better known as the hosepipe ban

  • Lifted following heavy rainfall & recovery of resources
  • Continuing to monitor affected water sources
  • View our video for tips on how to conserve

7 July 2020

EPA Drinking Water Report highlights continuing high quality of public water supply

The EPA has recognised the continuing high quality of the public water supply

  • Over 99% of water samples were in compliance
  • 11 supplies removed from the Remedial Action List
  • 15,000 lead service connections replaced against target of 9,000

22 June 2020

Wastewater improvement works safeguarding the environment in Ardee have been completed

Completion of upgrade works to the wastewater infrastructure in Ardee

  • Construction/replacement of almost 1km of sewers
  • New wastewater pumping station built
  • Works will improve local water quality

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