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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

4 February 2021

Cavan customers enjoying compliant drinking water following removal of their water supply from the EPA’s RAL

Over 12,000 customers in Cavan can now enjoy a better quality drinking water 

  • All users of pesticides in the area were given guidance and advice
  • Pesticide concentrations from the Cavan RWS are now compliant with EU Drinking Water Regulations
  • The EPA have removed the Cavan RWS from its Remedial Action List (RAL)

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

28 December 2020

Water at Cavan Regional Water Supply Scheme impacted due to Storm Bella

Cavan Regional Water Supply Scheme has been impacted as a result of a power outage at the plant due to Storm Bella.

  • Repairs are currently ongoing 
  • These will continue for the rest of the day
  • Updates will be available on wtr.ie/SupplyInfo

17 December 2020

Cavan Town residents set to enjoy better quality drinking water following water mains replacement works

Businesses and residents in Cavan Town are enjoying improved water supply and less disruptions.

  • Almost 1,300 metres of old and damaged pipes were replaced 
  • Decommissioning works took place along Kinnypottle
  • Works are part of our National Leakage Reduction Programme 

25 November 2020

Swanlinbar water supply removed from at-risk list following Irish Water upgrade works

Over 300 customers in Swanlinbar are enjoying a more secure supply of drinking water.

  • This follows the completion of upgrade works to the local water treatment plant 
  • Upgrade works took place in partnership with Cavan County Council
  • Scheme has now been removed from the EPA's Remedial Action List 

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

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