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16 April 2021

Issue at the Kereen water treatment plant

Issues at the Water Treatment Plant have resulted in a reduced production capacity

  • Customers will experience reduced supply and low water pressure
  • Crews are working to restore a full supply to customers
  • Kereen Water Supply Scheme is currently on a Boil Water Notice 

14 April 2021

Works progress to improve Lismore water supply

Approximately 1.75km of water mains will be replaced in Ballymartin North

  • Works are scheduled to begin on 19 April
  • Works will signficantly improve water supply in the area
  • Works are part of our Leakage Reduction Programme

10 March 2021

CRU announces new date of 1 October 2021 for implementation of new water tariff framework

A new non-domestic tariff framework for Irish Water’s business customers 

  • The changes were deferred due to Covid-19
  • The new date provide certainty for businesses
  • New framework was due to go-live on 1 May

3 February 2021

Advice for winterproofing your business premises if unoccupied during Covid-19 restrictions

Business owners can help avoid these issues, expensive repairs and a disrupted water supply, by taking a few preventative measures.

  • It is important to continue the regular maintenance of your buildings
  • Turn off your water while the premises are vacant
  • Drain down the system to ensure that there is no risk of damage from burst pipes 

1 February 2021

Clean Coasts and Irish Water want you to Break Up With Plastic and Think Before You Flush

Clean Coasts are raising awareness about the impact of plastic pollution on our planet and marine life

  • Clean Coasts want to hear your stories on ditching plastic products
  • Ireland is the number one plastic waste producer in the EU
  • Ireland also has the fourth lowest recycling rate

22 January 2021

Irish Water extends public consultation of the first National Water Resources Plan (NWRP) until 1 March 2021

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 twelve-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

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