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3 July 2020

Need for Water Conservation Order to be reviewed following heavy rainfall

Review of need for Water Conservation Order

  • WCO commonly referred to as a hosepipe ban
  • Heavy rainfall has helped recover some water supplies
  • View our video for tips on how to conserve

1 June 2020

Water Conservation Order ‘increasingly likely’ as demand for water soars and drought conditions prevail

Handwashing and hygiene remain critically important

  • Please choose handwashing over power washing
  • Domestic water usage increased by an average of 20%
  • Increase in commercial demand as businesses reopen

1 June 2020

Working to repair burst water main in Cloonfad, Co. Roscommon

Repair works to burst watermain in Cloonfad village and surrounding areas

  • Customers may experience low water pressure and outages
  • Repairs expected to be completed by 6pm
  • Please continue to follow HSE guidance on hand-washing

28 May 2020

Elphin and surroundings areas may experience water supply issues today due to electrical outage in the area

Customer's supply may be impacted by electrical outage from 10am-2pm, Thursday 28 May

  • Areas affected: Elphin Town, Shankhill Cross,
  • Ballyroddy and surrounding areas
  • Electricity is expected to be restored by 2pm

26 May 2020

Works to repair a burst watermain on the Castlerea Regional Water Supply Scheme

Customers may experience low water pressure and outages

  • Affected areas: Lisacul Village, Feigh, Shannon’s Cross,
  • Briarfield, Silverfield, Curraghasallagh, Clooncloy
  • It may take 2-3 hours for normal supply to return

22 May 2020

Irish Water launches advice for businesses re-opening premises

Launch of new section to help ensure internal water and wastewater systems are made safe

  • Tips to bring systems and devices back into use
  • Issued listed relating to un-used water in buildings
  • Working to maintain a safe & reliable public water supply

19 May 2020

Upgrade of Monksland Wastewater Treatment Plant will provide economic and population growth

Public urged to ‘Think Before You Flush’ following upgrades to wastewater treatment plant

  • Upgrades will allow for population and economic growth
  • Inlet works, screens, grit removal & overflow chamber upgraded
  • Works vital to ensure a clean, safe and reliable supply

19 May 2020

Emergency repairs to burst watermain impacting customers in areas of South Roscommon

Customers may experience disruptions to supply today, Tuesday 19 May

  • Possible disruptions between 10.30am and 2.30pm
  • It may take 2-3 hours for normal supply to return
  • Important to follow HSE guidance on hand-washing

12 May 2020

Public urged to choose handwashing over powerwashing as domestic water usage increases by an average of 20%

Households are using an additional 24 litres of water per person per day

  • Important to follow HSE guidance on hand-washing
  • Appealing to prioritise handwashing over powerwashing
  • View our video for tips on how to conserve

8 April 2020

Pesticide exceedances/detections continue across the country this year

Farmers and other users reminded 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

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