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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

2 July 2020

Help Keep Our Beaches Clean…Please Think Before You Flush

Impact of what we flush down the toilet now evident along our beaches

  • Only flush the 3 P's
  • People encouraged to bring home their litter
  • Get involved in the 2 minute beach clean up

1 June 2020

Water Conservation Order ‘increasingly likely’ as demand for water soars and drought conditions prevail

Handwashing and hygiene remain critically important

  • Please choose handwashing over power washing
  • Domestic water usage increased by an average of 20%
  • Increase in commercial demand as businesses reopen

28 May 2020

Further pesticide exceedance detected in Newport area

Teagasc advises farmers and others that conditions are not right for spraying

  • Imperative pesticides users are mindful of best practice
  • Disappointed in latest exceedances despite good work
  • New guidance on sustainable management of rushes

22 May 2020

Irish Water launches advice for businesses re-opening premises

Launch of new section to help ensure internal water and wastewater systems are made safe

  • Tips to bring systems and devices back into use
  • Issued listed relating to un-used water in buildings
  • Working to maintain a safe & reliable public water supply

12 May 2020

Public urged to choose handwashing over powerwashing as domestic water usage increases by an average of 20%

Households are using an additional 24 litres of water per person per day

  • Important to follow HSE guidance on hand-washing
  • Appealing to prioritise handwashing over powerwashing
  • View our video for tips on how to conserve

7 May 2020

Works to repair a major leak in the centre of Ballina this evening

Outage will take place from 6pm to approximately 2am tonight, Thursday 7 May

  • Areas affected: Pearse Street, Humbert Street, Dillon Terrace,
  • Castle Road, Nally Street, the areas surrounding Beleek,
  • Bachelors Walk, Arbuckle Row and Emmett Street

29 April 2020

Customers in Ballina may experience water outages following a burst water main

Watermain has burst affecting 300 houses on Bunree Road and in Greenhills Estate

  • Crews are on site working to repair the burst 
  • Repair is expected to be completed by 8pm
  • It may 2-3 hours for normal supply to return 

20 April 2020

Burst watermain affecting the Belmullet area until 3pm today, Monday 20 April

The following areas will be impacted:

  • Clooneen, Gorthanaden, Glenlara, Barhauve, Tippe,
  • Aughalasheen, Shanaghy, Dovila, Knockshambo,
  • Knocknalina, Ballyglass and Broadhaven

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