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14 October 2020

Lough Talt Water Treatment Plant upgrade works on target for end of 2020 completion

Customers reminded that Boil Water Notice remains in place

  • Works will benefit approximately 13,000 people
  • Customers are reminded that Boil Water Notice remains in place
  • Customers may experience low pressure/possible outages over the coming weeks

16 September 2020

Pesticides detected in Kilsellagh drinking water supply in Sligo

Users urged to be responsible when spraying pesticides and to consider alternatives

  • Pesticide MCPA detected in Kilsellagh drinking supply
  • MCPA is a commonly used herbicide
  • Farmers are asked to follow best practice in pesticide application

20 August 2020

Pesticide exceedances continue to be detected in drinking supplies around Ireland

Detection of pesticides may be as a result of specific spraying activities

  • MCPA is a main pesticide being detected
  • Users reminded to use best practice when spraying
  • Basic steps for reducing pesticide risks

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

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