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8 December 2020

Irish Water publishes its draft Framework Plan, the first Phase of its National Water Resources Plan, for consultation

To safeguard public health, facilitate growth and meet the challenges of climate change over the next 25 years

  • The NWRP will provide a country-wide analysis
  • Calculate the demand for now and into the future
  • A 10-week public consultation will seek feedback

25 November 2020

Boil Water Notice on the Kill/Ballylaneen Public Water Supply lifted

Boil Water Notice lifted with immediate effect.

  • All customers can resume normal use of supply
  • BWN was issued due to the detection of Cryptosporidium
  • Decision follows consultation undertaken with the Health Service Executive

13 October 2020

Déise’s clean waterways a welcome retreat during COVID19 restrictions

The discharge of raw sewage in Waterford has been eliminated

  • New wastewater infrastructure in Ardmore and Dunmore East
  • Safeguard health while also protecting marine life
  • Works ensure compliance with European and national standards

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

6 August 2020

Water supply returning to customers in Dungarvan following completion of emergency repairs

Crews worked through the night to carry out repairs

  • Customers experienced supply disruptions yesterday
  • Disruptions were due to mechanical issues
  • Water should be returning throughout the morning

2 August 2020

Faha water supply to be restricted overnight due to supply issues

Water restricted from 11:30pm tonight due to supply issues. 

  • Water availability issues with the borehole supply
  • Works have been carried out which will improve the supply
  • Restrictions will be imposed tonight from 11.30pm – 7.30am 

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

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

29 May 2020

Customers in the Ballylaneen, Kill and Bonmahon areas asked to conserve water

Technical issue at plant has reduced treated water production

  • Areas affected: Kill, Ballylaneen, Bunmahon,
  • Ballyvadden, Kildwan, Ballinasissla,
  • Annestown and Kilmurrin

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