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21 June 2018

Farmers urged to use best practice when spraying pesticides following MCPA detections in drinking water across the country

It is imperative that pesticide users are mindful of best practice when spraying lands

  • Drinking water supplies vulnerable to contamination
  • Detections of pesticides found in drinking water
  • The pesticide MCPA is the main offender

13 June 2018

EPA recognises Irish Water’s progress in delivering safe clean drinking water to communities across the country in annual Drinking Water Report

Irish Water supplies drinking water for over 80% of the population

  • Investment of €2 billion to improve drinking water quality
  • In 2017 public water supplies were 99% compliant
  • Much more remains to be done

8 May 2018

850m of problematic water mains to be replaced in Kilteevan Village in Co Roscommon

Project will improve water supply and pressure for residents and businesses

  • Part of national Leakage Reduction Programme
  • Works will take approx. 8 weeks to complete
  • Updates via our Water Supply Updates page

24 April 2018

Problematic section of Ballinlough water main to be repaired, ensuring a more stable water supply for local community

Water main has been prone to frequent bursts causing outages

  • Located on N60 Ballyhaunis Road out of Ballinlough Village
  • Existing asbestos cement pipeline is over 40 years old
  • Forms part of Network Rehabilitation Programme

28 March 2018

Irish Water working to provide a safer and more reliable water supply for customers in Roscommon town

Project will support future growth and development

  • Removing lead pipes along Castle Street and the Square
  • Forms part of national Leakage Reduction Programme
  • Works expected to take eight weeks to complete

31 January 2018

Refunds process to begin winding down as 95% of cheques issued

Final appeal to be made over coming weeks

  • Considerable response from customers
  • Outstanding accounts remain with incomplete details
  • Call 1850 448 448 if you have not received your cheque

30 January 2018

Lead pipes and aging water mains to be replaced on Athlone Road in Roscommon

A safer and more secure water supply to customers

  • Works due to commence Monday 12 February
  • Project expected to be completed in 8 weeks
  • Part of National Leakage Reduction Programme

12 January 2018

Consultation open for standardisation of Irish Water new connection charges

Proposal will standardise the scope of work involved in each connection

  • Simplify current charging arrangements
  • Provide a single national connection charging framework
  • Will be based on a service need and not development floor area

3 January 2018

Power restored to all Water Treatment Plants in Roscommon

Water supply has been restored to customers

  • Outage a result of Storm Eleanor
  • Irish Water thanks ESB and Roscommon County Council
  • Contact information for follow-up queries

21 December 2017

Early Christmas present for Ballinlough residents and businesses

Boil water notice removed in Ballinlough, Co. Roscommon 

  • Clean water for 3,600 people 
  • €10 million investment
  • Notice had been in place for two years

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