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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

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

21 June 2019

Water main replacement in Roscommon town

New water main will reduce the frequency of bursts and improve water quality

  • Replacement of 861 metres of aged cast iron water mains 
  • Replacement of 150 lead service connections
  • Goff Street, Athlone Road, Church Street, Abbey Street

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

4 April 2019

Emmoo and Ballynacullia residents to benefit from water mains replacement

Works will increase the security of supply and improve water quality

  • Replacing over 2.4 kms of water mains
  • Reduce bursts and water outages
  • Possible short-term water shut offs

29 March 2019

State of the art water treatment plant in North East Roscommon officially opened

Ensuring a clean, secure water supply for the local community

  • Over 7,500 people to benefit
  • Six new treatment plants in Roscommon
  • Works are part of our Business Plan

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

8 February 2019

Upgrading fleet of water services vans in Roscommon

Operated by Roscommon County Council on our behalf

  • Part of ongoing strategy to improve our services 
  • Used for routine, reactive and emergency situations
  • Continuing to upgrade fleet nationally

16 January 2019

Improving the water quality to Grangemore, Roscommon

Boyle Water Supply Scheme extending to Grangemore

  • Improved water quality
  • Improved security of supply
  • Reduce Trihalomethane exceedances

20 December 2018

Monksland Wastewater Treatment Plant operator Joe Grady asks the public to be mindful of what you dispose of through the sewer network

Monksland Wastewater Treatment Plant is one of the most complex in Ireland

  • Treatment plant vital to jobs in the area
  • Think Before You Pour
  • Think Before You Flush 

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