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17 April 2021

Works underway to restore water supply to Kiltimagh customers

Emergency repairs to second burst on watermain in Kiltimagh area

  • Repairs will be carried out as safely as possible 
  • Updates will be available as the repair progresses
  • Burst affecting 50 houses in the Treankeel area

26 March 2021

Boil Water Notice for Achill customers lifted with immediate effect

This follows completion of improvement works at Achill Water Treatment Plant

  • Boil Water Notice was issued on 1 February
  • Network flushing and verification monitoring took place
  • Customers can now resume normal use of water supply

22 March 2021

Emergency repairs to restore Ballina water supply

Water restrictions will be in place from 8pm tonight (Monday) until 2am tomorrow (Tuesday) 

  • Repair works taking place on McDermott Street
  • Burst main has resulted in reduced pressure for customers 
  • Customers are asked to conserve water where possible

22 March 2021

Boil Water Notice on Clare Island lifted with immediate effect

Boil Water Notice was put in place due to the detection of cryptosporidium 

  • Notice was put in place as a precautionary measure
  • Approximately 165 customers were impacted
  • Customers can now resume normal use of water

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

Ballycastle water supply removed from at-risk list following Irish Water upgrade works

Over 360 customers can enjoy a better quality and more secure supply of drinking water 

  • This follows works to connect the Ballycastle PWS to the Ballina-Lisglennon PWS
  • Six kilometres of new interconnecting watermains were installed
  • The EPA have removed the Ballycastle Supply from its Remedial Action List (RAL)

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

Works underway to repair major burst on Ballina/Foxford Road, Ballina

Water main will need to be shut off tonight to facilitate works

  • Restrictions will be in place for customers in Rehins and surrounds from 11pm on 2 February
  • Restrictions will remain in place until 2pm tomorrow, 3 February
  • Repair works will be carried out in line with Covid-19 protocols

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

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

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