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3 December 2019

The Story of Water, a new documentary exploring the development and current state of Ireland’s public water network

The Story of Water, Sunday 8 December at 7pm on Virgin Media Two

  • Understand the role that water plays in your daily life
  • Learn more about your water and where it comes from
  • Hear individual personal stories from all over Ireland

29 November 2019

Upgrade works ensure clean, safe and secure supply of water in County Mayo

National Disinfection Programme results in upgrades and standardisation of disinfection systems

  • Upgrades at 22 plants in Mayo
  • Water disinfected to remove bacteria
  • Upgrade works completed in over 211 sites nationwide

20 November 2019

Boil Water Notice lifted for Knock Airport Public Water Supply with immediate effect

Boil Water Notice for the area supplied by the Knock Airport Public Water Supply (PWS) has been lifted

  • Affects Cloonlyon Group Water Scheme, Knock Airport, Cloonlyon NS
  • Cryptosporidium barrier provided for Knock Airport PWS
  • Notice lifted as all samples taken last week proved compliant

19 November 2019

Think Before You Flush on World Toilet Day

Irish Water, Clean Coasts and the NCAD unveil an installation of 4 toilets with a difference

  • Part of a 'Design for Debate' project
  • Installation of four toilets displayed in Heuston and Connolly stations
  • World Toilet Day is celebrated annually on 19 November

8 November 2019

Boil Water Notice remains for Knock Airport Public Water Supply until new disinfection system is up and running later this month

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

  • Notice following detection of cryptosporidium
  • Boil water before use until further notice
  • Further update will be issued on 22 November

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

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

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