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17 January 2020

Cavan Town set to enjoy a better water supply following water mains replacement

Replacement of problematic water mains to provide a more reliable water supply

  • Works will take place on Church Street and Main Street
  • Possible water shut offs during works
  • Works part of national Leakage Reduction Programme

23 December 2019

Do Not Consume water restriction in Bailieborough and surrounding areas lifted with immediate effect

Do Not Consume drinking water restriction in place on the Bailieborough Regional Water Supply lifted with immediate effect.

  • The water is now safe to drink
  • Scheme includes Mullagh, Virginia and Killinkere
  • Issue due to elevated levels of manganese in supply

20 December 2019

Boil Water Notice lifted for all customers on the Whitegate Regional Water Supply with immediate effect

Water being supplied to the area is safe to drink

  • Detailed examination of each stage of the treatment process
  • Improved monitoring and controls
  • We are continuing to carry out improvement works at the plant

16 December 2019

Public urged not to let their festive cooking become a pain in the drain this Christmas

Survey reveals that 58% of the public pour fats, oils and greases down the kitchen sink

  • Almost 8,000 reported sewer blockages cleared this year
  • Survey revealed sink often treated as a bin
  • Play your part by thinking before pouring this Christmas

3 December 2019

The Story of Water, a new documentary exploring the development and current state of Ireland’s public water network

The Story of Water, Sunday 8 December at 7pm on Virgin Media Two

  • Understand the role that water plays in your daily life
  • Learn more about your water and where it comes from
  • Hear individual personal stories from all over Ireland

19 November 2019

Think Before You Flush on World Toilet Day

Irish Water, Clean Coasts and the NCAD unveil an installation of 4 toilets with a difference

  • Part of a 'Design for Debate' project
  • Installation of four toilets displayed in Heuston and Connolly stations
  • World Toilet Day is celebrated annually on 19 November

7 November 2019

The science protecting Donegal’s water supplies from nasty bugs and parasites

Look into the role of a compliance analyst in Irish Water and how Irish Water works with HSE

  • Role involves working with local authorities, HSE and EPA
  • Treatment essential for safe drinking water
  • Issues with water sample results - process explained

17 September 2019

Upgrade works ensure clean, safe and secure of water for homes and businesses around Ireland

National Disinfection Programme

  • Over €65 million being invested as part of programme
  • Minimising the risk of Boil Water Notices
  • Upgrades to over 190 sites nationwide to date

28 August 2019

National Pesticides and Drinking Water Action Group join forces with Farm TV to promote best practice when using pesticides

Targeted marketing campaign across 11 marts

  • MCPA, fluroxypyr and 2,4-D detected
  • Irish Water closely monitoring the situation
  • Regulations for pesticides are very stringent

30 July 2019

Do Not Use, Do Not Wash water restriction in Swanlinbar lifted with immediate effect

Swanlinbar Public Water Supply restriction lifted with immediate effect

  • Water is now safe to drink 
  • Restriction was issued due to high levels of chlorine 
  • Issue was detected during routine water sampling

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