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8 July 2020

Water Conservation Order lifted following heavy rainfall and recovery of sources

Lifting of Water Conservation Order better known as the hosepipe ban

  • Lifted following heavy rainfall & recovery of resources
  • Continuing to monitor affected water sources
  • View our video for tips on how to conserve

7 July 2020

EPA Drinking Water Report highlights continuing high quality of public water supply

The EPA has recognised the continuing high quality of the public water supply

  • Over 99% of water samples were in compliance
  • 11 supplies removed from the Remedial Action List
  • 15,000 lead service connections replaced against target of 9,000

2 July 2020

Help Keep Our Beaches Clean…Please Think Before You Flush

Impact of what we flush down the toilet now evident along our beaches

  • Only flush the 3 P's
  • People encouraged to bring home their litter
  • Get involved in the 2 minute beach clean up

19 June 2020

Consumers in Sligo town and surrounding areas asked to redouble their efforts in conserving water

Kilsellagh drinking water supply is at a critical drought status

  • Increased domestic and commercial demand
  • Lower than normal rainfall
  • Widespread emergence of drought conditions

12 June 2020

Progress with leak detection works to safeguard the water supply in Sligo

Works may cause some disruptions throughout June, July and August

  • Areas affected: Larkhill Road; Marheraboy; Woodville;
  • Oakfield; Tracy Avenue; Carrowmore; Ballydoogan Road;
  • Strandhill Road; Knocknarea and surrounding areas

12 June 2020

Water main improvement works in Tubbercurry, Co Sligo are now successfully complete

Improved supply in Tubbercurry as part of our National Leakage Reduction Progamme

  • Replacement of approx 438m of problematic water mains
  • Old pipes replaced with high density polyethylene pipes
  • Benefit is the provision of a more relaible supply

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

27 May 2020

Works to upgrade Lough Talt water treatment plant recommence

Customers reminded that Boil Water Notice remains in place

  • Project to be completed by end of 2020
  • Bellaghy area no longer affected by notice
  • Rebate on costs for business customers

25 May 2020

Works to repair burst watermain in Maugheraboy Estate

Customers may experience disruptions tomorrow, Tuesday 26 May

  • Possible disruptions between 10am and 4pm
  • Approximately 50 houses will be affected
  • Reminder to follow the HSE COVID-19 advice

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

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