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6 September 2018

Pesticide exceedances on the rise in Cavan – farmers and other users urged to use best practice when spraying

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

3 September 2018

Water Conservation Order (Hosepipe Ban) extended in some areas until 30 September to safeguard water supplies

Water Conservation Order remains in place in the following counties:

  • Dublin, Louth, Meath, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois
  • Offaly, Westmeath, Carlow, Wicklow, Wexford
  • Waterford, Cork, Kerry, Limerick and Tipperary

29 August 2018

Grangemore boil water notice continues while works are ongoing to protect public health

Boil Water Notice continues for Grangemore and Ballinmeen Camlin

  • No bacteriological contamination present
  • Programme of works inplace to rectify
  • Water must continue to be boiled before it is consumed

2 August 2018

Grangemore boil water notice continues while works are in place to protect public health

Boil Water Notice continues for Grangemore and Ballinmeen Camlin

  • No bacteriological contamination present
  • Programme of works inplace to rectify
  • Water must continue to be boiled before it is consumed

2 August 2018

Williamstown water supply removed from the RAL (Remedial Action List)

Williamstown scheme was on the RAL because it was at risk for THM formulation

  • The old Williamstown water plant has been decommissioned
  • Extension of the Lough Mask water supply to Williamstown and Ballinlough
  • Only remaining Galway scheme on the RAL is the Ballinasloe

2 August 2018

Research shows over 50% of those surveyed underestimate daily usage by half

The average person uses 129 litres of water a day   

  • 56% believe they use less than 50 litres per day
  • 34% believe they use between 51 and 200 litres per day
  • 10% believe they use over 200 litres per day

27 July 2018

Boil Water Notice issued for the Grangemore Public Water Supply and Ballinmeen Camlin Group Water Scheme

Boil Water Notice issued for the Grangemore and Ballinmeen Camlin

  • Water must be boiled before it is consumed
  • Affected areas are Croghan, Ballinameen, Ballymore, 
  • Killarght (County Sligo), The Plains & surrounding areas.

27 July 2018

Extension confirmed for duration of Water Conservation Order and continuance of water pressure reductions in the Greater Dublin Area

Water supply situation will remain critical up to and possibly beyond mid-August. 

  • Rainfall will not be at a level to assist recovery of raw water sources
  • Water Conservation Order extended to 31 August
  • Continuance of GDA water restrictions for further 2 weeks

20 July 2018

Continued urge for homes and businesses to conserve water despite change in weather

Water supplies under pressure due to drought conditions

  • It will take sustained rainfall to replenish raw water levels
  • Please continue to conserve water where possible
  • Report any leaks you see on the public network 

6 July 2018

Public urged to conserve water as drought conditions continue

Driest June on record since 1850

  • Please conserve water and protect supplies
  • National Water Conservation Order in place
  • Please continue to report all leaks on the public network

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