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3 January 2019

Replacement of ageing water mains in Brosna, Co. Offaly to reduce leakage

New water main will improve security of supply for local community 

  • Replacement of 1.8km of ageing water mains
  • New pipe is high density polyethylene pipes
  • Work is scheduled to be completed by May 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

7 December 2018

Works begin on €21.5 million project to upgrade the Tullamore and Birr Water Supply Schemes

Works will ensure a reliable supply of high quality drinking water

  • Project is expected to be completed in 2020
  • New water treatment plants in Tullamore, Birr and Clonaslee
  • Sod-turning event to mark the start of works 

6 December 2018

Improving security of supply for local communities in Mountbolus, Co. Offaly

Works have commenced to replace ageing water mains prone to frequent bursts

  • Tullamore Road, Clonaslee Road
  • Gortacur Road, Ard Aoibhinn, Glen Ard
  • Works may involve some short-term water shut offs

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

8 November 2018

Irish school children saved 389 million litres of water last year as part of the Green-Schools water theme sponsored by Irish Water

Sponsoring An Taisce's Green-Schools water theme for sixth year running

  • Supporting water conservation and efficiency 
  • Over 2,300 schools awarded water flag
  • Student Ambassador Programme

5 November 2018

Irish Water to invest €21.5 million in Tullamore and Birr Water Supply Schemes

Works are due to start in the coming weeks

  • Ardan, Clonaslee and Birr
  • Little construction impact on public roads
  • Ensuring minimum disruption to local water supplies

23 October 2018

Impact of investment in wastewater treatment being felt in communities across the country

Investment in wastewater treatment in communities across the country

  • Wastewater treatment plants upgraded or built in 55 locations
  • EPA’s Urban Wastewater Treatment Report highlights progress 
  • No untreated wastewater discharge by 2021

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