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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

17 July 2019

Water conservation campaign launched to encourage the public to use only what they need

52% of the public acknowledge that they waste water

  • We all have to play a part in conserving water
  • Small measures can have a big impact
  • Safe, clean, treated water is not in unlimited supply

8 July 2019

Do Not Drink and Do Not Wash water restriction remains in place on Swanlinbar Public Water Supply

Working with Cavan County Council to lift the notice as soon as possible.

  • We apologise to customers and thank them for their patience
  • Alternative water supply at rear of O’Reilly’s filling station
  • Please Do Not Drink or Wash with water from this supply

13 June 2019

Pesticide exceedances on the rise in some counties

Farmers and other users urged to use best practice when spraying

  • Improper use means pesticides can end up in drinking water
  • Regulations for pesticides are very stringent
  • Basic steps for reducing pesticide risks

21 March 2019

Works in Swanlinbar to improve water quality commence this week

Decommissioning and replacing one kilometre of old pipes

  • Part of our Leakage Reduction Programme
  • Possible short-term water shut offs
  • Works will secure water supply for the area

8 March 2019

Female engineers in Irish Water want to inspire girls and young women to choose a career in engineering this International Women’s Day

Highlighting the varied and exciting nature of a career in engineering

  • Irish Water committed to gender equality
  • 50% of our Senior Management Team is female
  • Info on all our events during Engineers Week 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

20 December 2018

€2 million investment in Cavan Sewer Rehabilitation Project

Works are progressing using non-dig technology to minimise impacts to the community

  • Potential for sewer flooding and odour issues will be reduced
  • Improving the performance of the sewer network
  • Works expected to be complete in mid-2019

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

Muff NS students learn about the story of water to mark the official opening of new water treatment plant in Kingscourt

Local school children learned the significance of this new facility for their area

  • €4 million investment in the new water treatment plant
  • Removal from the EPA's Remedial Action List
  • Ensuring a more reliable quality of water for 3,200 customers

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