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18 April 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

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

28 February 2019

Customers reminded that the Boil Water Notice on the Lough Talt Water Supply remains in place

Notice no longer applies to Bellaghy area

  • Customers asked to boil water before use
  • Planning permission for plant upgrade submitted
  • Queries to Customer Care on 1850 278 278

21 January 2019

Customers supplied by Lough Talt public water supply reminded that the boil water notice remains in place

Notice no longer applies to Bellaghy area

  • Customers asked to boil water before use
  • Planning permission for plant upgrade submitted
  • Queries to Customer Care on 1850 278 278

9 January 2019

Works to improve water quality and reduce leakage get underway in Co. Sligo

Improved security of supply in Camross, Ballymote and Bunduff, Mullaghmore

  • Replacement of old problematic water pipes with modern pipes 
  • Improvement in water supply for residents and businesses
  • Works will tackle the high levels of water leakage 

20 December 2018

Irish Water and Clean Coasts remind the public to Think Before You Pour this Christmas

Raising awareness of the damage caused by pouring FOGs down the drain 

  • Over 6,000 sewer blockages so far this year
  • Never pour fats oils and greases down the kitchen sink
  • Working in partnership with Clean Coasts

12 December 2018

Irish Water commits to a new strategic energy initiative in partnership with SEAI

Committed to improving energy efficiency and reducing our carbon emissions 

  • Make energying efficiency an integral part of our BAU
  • Energy efficient design for all projects
  • Leveraging SEAI’s proven methodologies and expertise 

11 December 2018

Clean Coasts and Irish Water launch their Think Before You Pour Christmas campaign

Do not pour fats, oils and greases (FOGs) down the drain

  • More than 6,000 sewer blockages this year
  • Allow FOGs to cool and throw them in the bin
  • Get your free Gunkpot

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