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1 August 2019

Contract awarded for upgrade of Lough Talt Water Treatment Plant Project continuing as planned and on schedule

Contract will ensure a safe and secure water supply

  • Works will commence shortly on site
  • Project to be completed by end of 2020
  • Boil Water Notice currently in place

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

28 June 2019

Plans to upgrade Lough Talt water treatment plant announced

Works progressing to ensure a safe and secure supply of water

  • Planning permission granted for essential works 
  • Current treatment plant does not provide adequate treatment
  • The project will be completed by the end of 2020

14 June 2019

Working to provide a more reliable water supply and reduce leakage in County Sligo

Replacing ageing water mains across Sligo

  • Works at Rinbaun, Cairns Hill and Bóthar an Corran
  • Part of National Leakage Reduction Programme
  • What is involved in each section of works

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

9 May 2019

Local engineers visit state of the art Foxes Den Water Treatment Plant in Sligo

Ensuring a safe supply of water to over 11,000 people in Sligo

  • Removal from EPA’s remedial action list
  • Significant upgrades by Irish Water
  • Vital piece of infrastructure for Sligo

3 May 2019

Permission granted for the Lough Talt Water Treatment Plant upgrade

Follows recommendation from Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government

  • Works scheduled to commence in coming months
  • Completion date expected in 2020
  • Boil Water Notice remains in place

27 March 2019

22 new vans to ensure delivery of first class water services for Sligo customers

Ongoing strategy to improve the service delivered to customers

  • Ensure efficient and reliable service
  • Used for maintenance and upkeep of water networks
  • Part of investment nationally

22 March 2019

Schools around Ireland celebrate World Water Day at An Taisce Green-Schools and Irish Water 'Walk for Water' event

UN World Water Day takes place on 22 March each year

  • Over 200 primary school students participated
  • Students walked 6km carrying 6 litres of water
  • Highlighting importance of conserving water

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

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