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3 February 2020

Safe drinking water in Roscommon as last water supply is removed from the EPA’s Remedial Action List

Safe drinking water for over 1,600 customers in Roscommon

  • Grangemore water supply removed from RAL
  • Roscommon schemes on RAL list reduced from 13 to 0
  • Working to bring supplies that remain on RAL to a standard

24 January 2020

Improved drinking water for Grangemore following €2.4m Irish Water investment

Completed works in Roscommon part of national Leakage Reduction Programme

  • Works to benefit over 1,600 customers
  • New pumping station at Carrickmore Reservoir
  • Six new treatment plants and two upgrades in Roscommon

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

25 November 2019

Roscommon Main Drainage Sewerage Scheme gets the thumbs up from Roscommon County Council

Incidents of storm water overflows and pollution events set to decrease

  • Works to improve water quality
  • Works to commence at the end of 2020
  • Part of investment plan

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

8 October 2019

Significant investment into Monksland Wastewater Treatment Plant in Roscommon

Works will increase capacity, and provide a platform for growth and development

  • Allow for increased flows in high rain fall events
  • Ensure Environmental compliance
  • Protect receiving waters of the Shannon

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

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