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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

10 June 2019

Assessing Monaghan sewers to ensure residents benefit from future upgrade works

Safeguarding wastewater services in Monaghan Town

  • Determine condition, capacity and performance of sewers
  • Works include CCTV surveys
  • 6,000 blockages cleared in 2018

13 May 2019

Castleblayney water pipe replacement works completed ahead of schedule

Delivering more secure supply to residents and businesses

  • Over 1,000 metres of pipes were replaced
  • Part of Leakage Reduction Programme
  • Part of investment plan

11 March 2019

Monaghan’s Transition Year students joined Irish Water for Engineers Week career event

Almost 100 transition year students from three secondary schools participated

  • Encourages students to explore the world of engineering
  • Students learned about the story of water
  • Insightful presentation on services

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

8 March 2019

Replacement of damaged water pipes in Clones prone to frequent bursts

Works will improve water supply and reduce high levels of leakage

  • Replacement of over 600 metres of old and damaged pipes
  • Works are part of National Leakage Reduction Programme 
  • Works will take place on the Rosslea Road 

17 January 2019

Providing a more secure supply for residents and businesses in Castleblayney

Part of National Leakage Reduction Programme

  • Works will commence next week
  • Improved supply and reduced leakage 
  • Expected to be completed by June 2019

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

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

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

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