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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

19 November 2018

When Nature Calls - highlighting the benefits of nature based solutions to wastewater treatment today on World Toilet Day

Integrated Constructed Wetlands

  • Looks and functions as a natural wetland
  • Environmentally-friendly and rich in biodiversity
  • Home to many species of flora and fauna

8 November 2018

Irish school children saved 389 million litres of water last year as part of the Green-Schools water theme sponsored by Irish Water

Sponsoring An Taisce's Green-Schools water theme for sixth year running

  • Supporting water conservation and efficiency 
  • Over 2,300 schools awarded water flag
  • Student Ambassador Programme

25 October 2018

Lough Talt Boil Water Notice lifted with immediate effect

Lifting of the notice follows extensive consultation with the HSE

  • Zero cryptosporidium detections since August
  • No reported related illnesses in community
  • Public patience, cooperation and assistance acknowledged

24 October 2018

Replacement of ageing water mains in the Attiduff and Ardtrasna areas, County Sligo

 Works are expected to be completed by the end of November 2018.

  • Working in partnership with Sligo County Council
  • Replacement of 800 metres of problematic water mains
  • Investment in leakage reduction and water quality initiatives

23 October 2018

Impact of investment in wastewater treatment being felt in communities across the country

Investment in wastewater treatment in communities across the country

  • Wastewater treatment plants upgraded or built in 55 locations
  • EPA’s Urban Wastewater Treatment Report highlights progress 
  • No untreated wastewater discharge by 2021

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