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3 December 2019

The Story of Water, a new documentary exploring the development and current state of Ireland’s public water network

The Story of Water, Sunday 8 December at 7pm on Virgin Media Two

  • Understand the role that water plays in your daily life
  • Learn more about your water and where it comes from
  • Hear individual personal stories from all over Ireland

19 November 2019

Think Before You Flush on World Toilet Day

Irish Water, Clean Coasts and the NCAD unveil an installation of 4 toilets with a difference

  • Part of a 'Design for Debate' project
  • Installation of four toilets displayed in Heuston and Connolly stations
  • World Toilet Day is celebrated annually on 19 November

4 November 2019

Much improved quality & security of supply for over 700 people as the An Rinn-Heilbhic Water Supply Scheme Project is completed

Project extended the Dungarvan Water Supply to the An Rinn-Heilbhic area

  • Provide safe and secure drinking water
  • Construction of two new reservoirs
  • 8 kilometres of new watermains installed

17 September 2019

Public input sought on site selection for Regional Sludge Hub Centres

Consultation opens on 24 September and closes on 22 October 2019

  • Inviting feedback from public and interested stakeholders
  • 3 regional sludge hub centres
  • Based on environmental, planning, economic & technical factors

17 September 2019

Upgrade works ensure clean, safe and secure of water for homes and businesses around Ireland

National Disinfection Programme

  • Over €65 million being invested as part of programme
  • Minimising the risk of Boil Water Notices
  • Upgrades to over 190 sites nationwide to date

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

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

27 May 2019

Works get underway at Factory Road, Portlaw to improve drinking water quality

Works designed to alleviate water quality issues

  • Replacing 300 meters of problematic water mains
  • Involve laying new water service connections
  • Part of our national Leakage Reduction Programme

27 April 2019

Customers asked to conserve water in areas impacted by Storm Hannah

Small pockets are experiencing issues with water supply

  • Counties Kerry, Clare, Limerick, Waterford and Meath affected
  • Issues as a result of power outages in the area
  • Customers asked to conserve water in impacted areas

26 March 2019

Problematic Water Mains being replaced in Lemybrien to improve security of supply

Replacing 1.4 kilometres of ageing water mains prone to frequent bursts

  • Part of national Leakage Reduction Programme
  • Works completed by end of May
  • Traffic management will be in place

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