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11 March 2021

Upgrades to improve water supply and reduce leakage in Offaly

Works will involve the replacement of almost 800 meters of old problematic water mains 

  • Works are scheduled to begin on 15 March
  • Works may result in short-term water shut-offs
  • Traffic management measures will be in place

10 March 2021

CRU announces new date of 1 October 2021 for implementation of new water tariff framework

A new non-domestic tariff framework for Irish Water’s business customers 

  • The changes were deferred due to Covid-19
  • The new date provide certainty for businesses
  • New framework was due to go-live on 1 May

17 February 2021

Essential water main replacement works progressing in Clara, Co Offaly to safeguard the water supply and reduce high levels of leakage

Works will be taking place along Brendan Street in Clara

  • Works are scheduled to begin on Monday, 22 Febrary
  • Works may involve some short-term water shut-offs
  • Traffic management measures will be in place

3 February 2021

Advice for winterproofing your business premises if unoccupied during Covid-19 restrictions

Business owners can help avoid these issues, expensive repairs and a disrupted water supply, by taking a few preventative measures.

  • It is important to continue the regular maintenance of your buildings
  • Turn off your water while the premises are vacant
  • Drain down the system to ensure that there is no risk of damage from burst pipes 

1 February 2021

Clean Coasts and Irish Water want you to Break Up With Plastic and Think Before You Flush

Clean Coasts are raising awareness about the impact of plastic pollution on our planet and marine life

  • Clean Coasts want to hear your stories on ditching plastic products
  • Ireland is the number one plastic waste producer in the EU
  • Ireland also has the fourth lowest recycling rate

22 January 2021

Irish Water extends public consultation of the first National Water Resources Plan (NWRP) until 1 March 2021

To safeguard public health, facilitate growth and meet the challenges of climate change over the next 25 years

  • The NWRP will provide a country-wide analysis
  • Calculate the demand for now and into the future
  • A twelve-week public consultation will seek feedback

23 December 2020

Boil Water Notice lifted with immediate effect for all customers supplied by Clonbullogue Public Water Scheme

Upgrade works to the disinfection system are underway

  • Notice has been put in place to protect public health
  • Approximately 840 customers are affected
  • All customers must boil their water before drinking

17 November 2020

Communities of Newtown and Clonin in Co. Offaly enjoying an improved water supply as Irish Water completes programme of works in both areas

In partnership with Offaly County Council, we have completed a programme of works in Newtown and Clonin. 

  • Almost 1.5km of new water mains were constructed
  • Number of bursts and outages significantly reduced
  • Over 8 million litres of water being saved daily

16 November 2020

Irish Water has saved over 8 million litres of water daily across Co. Offaly, enough water to supply over 63,000 people per day

This saving is a result of leakage reduction and repair works across the county.

  • Almost 30km of old and damaged water mains have been replaced
  • New water mains were installed in a number of towns 
  • 155 households have had leaks repaired through our First Fix Free scheme

28 October 2020

Irish Water progresses with works to upgrade the Tullamore and Birr Water Supply Schemes and safeguard the water supply for over 18,000 customers

Works are taking place in partnership with Offaly County Council

  • Project involves the construction of two new water treatment plants
  • Works are expected to be completed in Q3, 2021
  • Over 18,000 homes and businesses will benefit from a more secure supply

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