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17 October 2019

Ballina, Mayo water mains replacement for better quality drinking water

Damaged water pipes to be replaced to prevent bursts and outages

  • Replace pipes in Knockanillaun on L1109
  • Traffic management will be in place
  • Work limited to small sections

17 October 2019

Boil Water Notice issued for Knock Airport Public Water Supply

Cloonlyon Group Water Scheme, Knock Airport, Cloonlyon NS also affected

  • Notice following detection of cryptosporidium
  • Boil water before use until further notice
  • Working to lift notice as soon as possible

30 September 2019

Reducing carbon emissions in Luimnagh WTP by 84 tonnes per year, equivalent of taking 44 cars off our roads

Luimnagh Treatment Plant to significanlty reduce carbon emissions

  • €61,000 investment to save €20,000 per year
  • Upgraded heating systems to improve functionality
  • Plant supplies over 40,000 people with water

 

17 September 2019

Investment in Lough Mask lighting to reduce carbon emissions by 71 tonnes per year

High efficiency technology will save energy and reduce carbon emissions

  • Equivalent of taking 37 cars off our roads 
  • 71 tonne reduction in carbon emissions
  • Water Plant supplies 45,000 with water 

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

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

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

31 May 2019

Residents along the N17 near Charlestown to benefit from more reliable water supply

Works involve replacing 700 metres of water main

  • Commencing in early June 2019 
  • Works take place on the N17 Airport Road
  • Part of national Leakage Reduction Programme

28 May 2019

Glyphosate detected in drinking water in Newport

Users urged to be responsible when spraying pesticides

  • Follow guidelines when applying chemicals
  • Certain pesticides being detected more frequently
  • List of basic steps to reduce pesticide risks

17 April 2019

Creating a more reliable water supply in Ballindine

Replacing 1.9 kilometres of ageing water mains and service connections

  • Works due to be completed 23 April
  • Works will take place on the L1510 Scardaune Road
  • Works may involve short-term water shut offs

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