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6 October 2020

A more reliable water supply in Shercock following completion of water main replacement works

Local residents thanked for their cooperation and patience

  • Works replaced ageing water mains and installed new service connections
  • In partnership with Cavan County Council
  • Part of the national Leakage Reduction Programme

2 October 2020

Cavan Town customers advised of water disruptions due to reservoir maintenance

Essential reservoir maintenance taking place at Killynebber Reservoir

  • Work is beginning on Friday 2 October 
  • Full water pressure will not return until Sunday 
  • Higher areas may have reduced pressure until Monday

30 September 2020

Mains flushing ongoing in Bailieborugh to secure supply for customers

Works in conjunction with Cavan County Council

  • Flushing cleans out sediments which can build up
  • Manganese occurs naturally in the water source
  • Commenced in September and ongoing over winter months

24 August 2020

Leakage reduction works to commence in Shercock, Cavan

Works part of the national Leakage Reduction Programme

  • Laying new water service connections along Bailieborough Rd
  • Traffic management will be in place
  • Works to be complete in October

20 August 2020

Pesticide exceedances continue to be detected in drinking supplies around Ireland

Detection of pesticides may be as a result of specific spraying activities

  • MCPA is a main pesticide being detected
  • Users reminded to use best practice when spraying
  • Basic steps for reducing pesticide risks

8 July 2020

Water Conservation Order lifted following heavy rainfall and recovery of sources

Lifting of Water Conservation Order better known as the hosepipe ban

  • Lifted following heavy rainfall & recovery of resources
  • Continuing to monitor affected water sources
  • View our video for tips on how to conserve

7 July 2020

EPA Drinking Water Report highlights continuing high quality of public water supply

The EPA has recognised the continuing high quality of the public water supply

  • Over 99% of water samples were in compliance
  • 11 supplies removed from the Remedial Action List
  • 15,000 lead service connections replaced against target of 9,000

1 June 2020

Water Conservation Order ‘increasingly likely’ as demand for water soars and drought conditions prevail

Handwashing and hygiene remain critically important

  • Please choose handwashing over power washing
  • Domestic water usage increased by an average of 20%
  • Increase in commercial demand as businesses reopen

29 May 2020

Works continue to locate and repair burst water main in Mullagh

Repairs to be completed by 8pm tomorrow, May 30

  • Areas affected: Lisnahederna, Crossbane,
  • Killiter, Mullagh Village and surrounding areas
  • Repairs expected to be completed by 8pm

22 May 2020

Irish Water launches advice for businesses re-opening premises

Launch of new section to help ensure internal water and wastewater systems are made safe

  • Tips to bring systems and devices back into use
  • Issued listed relating to un-used water in buildings
  • Working to maintain a safe & reliable public water supply

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