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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

11 March 2019

Water main upgrade on Sligo Road in Ballina

Upgrade will improve water supply and reduce high levels of leakage

  • Involves 750 meters of new mains
  • Part of national Leakage Reduction Programme
  • Possible short-term water shut offs necessary 

8 March 2019

Female engineers in Irish Water want to inspire girls and young women to choose a career in engineering this International Women’s Day

Highlighting the varied and exciting nature of a career in engineering

  • Irish Water committed to gender equality
  • 50% of our Senior Management Team is female
  • Info on all our events during Engineers Week 2019

1 February 2019

Works commence in Charlestown to install new sewer along the N17

Works will commence in Charlestown on Monday

  • Upgrade of existing wastewater treatment plant
  • 8 weeks to complete
  • Traffic management will be in place

21 January 2019

Customers supplied by Lough Talt public water supply reminded that the boil water notice remains in place

Notice no longer applies to Bellaghy area

  • Customers asked to boil water before use
  • Planning permission for plant upgrade submitted
  • Queries to Customer Care on 1850 278 278

20 December 2018

Irish Water and Clean Coasts remind the public to Think Before You Pour this Christmas

Raising awareness of the damage caused by pouring FOGs down the drain 

  • Over 6,000 sewer blockages so far this year
  • Never pour fats oils and greases down the kitchen sink
  • Working in partnership with Clean Coasts

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