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28 January 2019

Possible disruption to water supply this week in parts of Kells and Dunboyne

Replacing aging water mains prone to frequent bursts

  • Forms larger programme of works across Meath
  • Short-term outages will be required
  • See Water Supply Updates map for more

17 January 2019

Improving the water supply for local community in Colp, Co. Meath

Part of National Leakage Reduction Programme

  • Replacing 800 metres of ageing water mains
  • Current mains prone to frequent bursts 
  • Works to be completed by March

17 January 2019

Burst main affecting Ardcath, Clonalvy and surrounding areas

Bottled water provided to schools impacted by the burst

  • Crews have identified the location of the burst
  • Repair to be completed early this afternoon
  • Supply will gradually return as network refills

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

13 December 2018

Ageing water mains to be replaced in Gormanstown, Co. Meath to improve security of supply

Work to replace old water main to commence in January 2019

  • Removal of 445 metres of problematic water mains
  • Replace with high density polyethylene (plastic) pipes 
  • Traffic management will be in place during works

12 December 2018

Irish Water commits to a new strategic energy initiative in partnership with SEAI

Committed to improving energy efficiency and reducing our carbon emissions 

  • Make energying efficiency an integral part of our BAU
  • Energy efficient design for all projects
  • Leveraging SEAI’s proven methodologies and expertise 

11 December 2018

Project progressing to upgrade the wastewater infrastructure in the Lower Liffey Valley Area

This €20 million project will provide for future population growth and economic development

  • Works are due to commence in late 2019
  • Construction of new sewer network and pumping station
  • €5.5bn investment on drinking water and wastewater quality

11 December 2018

Clean Coasts and Irish Water launch their Think Before You Pour Christmas campaign

Do not pour fats, oils and greases (FOGs) down the drain

  • More than 6,000 sewer blockages this year
  • Allow FOGs to cool and throw them in the bin
  • Get your free Gunkpot

20 November 2018

Essential works at Staleen Water Treatment Plant may result in supply interruptions on Thursday 22 November for customers in Louth and East Meath

Supply interruptions may occur between 8am and 4pm

  • €19 million investment 
  • Safer and more reliable water supply
  • Customers urged to conserve water during works

19 November 2018

When Nature Calls - highlighting the benefits of nature based solutions to wastewater treatment today on World Toilet Day

Integrated Constructed Wetlands

  • Looks and functions as a natural wetland
  • Environmentally-friendly and rich in biodiversity
  • Home to many species of flora and fauna

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