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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

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

19 November 2018

Kingscourt Water Treatment Plant officially opened by Minister Heather Humphreys and Cathaoirleach Madeline Argue

Ensuring an improved and more reliable quality of water for 3,200 customers

  • In partnership with Cavan County Council
  • Removal from the EPA'S Remedial Action List
  • Projects and Plans

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

13 November 2018

New modern water pipes in Cootehill will ensure better water quality for residents and businesses

Works are due to begin on the week commencing 19 November 2018

  • Replacement of 1.1 kilometres of old and damaged pipes
  • Works may involve some short-term water shut offs
  • Local traffic will be maintained at all times

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

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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