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13 June 2018

EPA recognises Irish Water’s progress in delivering safe clean drinking water to communities across the country in annual Drinking Water Report

Irish Water supplies drinking water for over 80% of the population

  • Investment of €2 billion to improve drinking water quality
  • In 2017 public water supplies were 99% compliant
  • Much more remains to be done

16 May 2018

Status of Ardmore Beach in Waterford has been ungraded to ‘Excellent’ in the EPA Bathing Water Quality Report 2017

Ardmore has improved year on year following Irish Water project

  • Beach plays an integral part in the Ardmore's tourism industry
  • Status will increase the value of amenity to locals and tourists
  • Irish Water is committed to addressing wastewater deficiencies

8 May 2018

A safer and more secure water supply for Dungarvan as all lead pipes found on the public water network to be replaced

This project forms part of Irish Water’s national Leakage Reduction Programme

  • Project will protect and enhance the town’s water supply
  • Replacement of approx. 220 lead pipes
  • Works due to start on the week of 14 May

2 May 2018

Customers in Tallow to benefit from safer drinking water supply as lead service pipes are removed

Approximately 75 lead service pipes to be replaced at a number of locations

  • Lead in drinking water is a recognised health concern
  • Safer water supply for customers
  • Part of national Leakage Reduction Programme

9 March 2018

Boil Water Notices lifted for eight supplies in Waterford

Customers can now resume normal use of the water in

  • Grallagh, Tinalyra/Kilcooney, Knockalisheen,
  • Melleray, Ballyknock, Ballyguiry,
  • Carrigeen and Comeragh (Briska Lower)

4 March 2018

Boil Water Notice issued for Melleray Water Supply due to operational issues at Water Treatment

Water supply returning in Ballylaneen over the course of the evening

  • List of Boil Water Notices in the County
  • Customers asked to conserve water
  • Customer care helplline 1850 278 278

3 March 2018

Water supply under pressure in areas of Waterford due to increased demand

Boil Water Notices issued for a number of schemes in Co. Waterford remain in effect

  • Customers asked to turn off taps and conserve water
  • Information on frozen or burst pipes
  • Updates available on Supply and Service page

2 March 2018

Boil Water Notice issued for Knockalisheen Water Supply Scheme

 Notice due to issues associated with freezing conditions

  • Precautionary measure to protect community
  • Working with Waterford City and County Council the HSE
  • Customer careline open 24/7 at 1850 278 278

1 March 2018

Freezing conditions cause precautionary Boil Water Notices on schemes in Co. Waterford

Boil Water Notices are being imposed on the following schemes with immediate effect

  • Ballyknock, Kilcooney, Comeragh
  • Carrigeen, Ballyguiry, Grallagh
  • Customers should follow all advice for using water during this notice

31 January 2018

Refunds process to begin winding down as 95% of cheques issued

Final appeal to be made over coming weeks

  • Considerable response from customers
  • Outstanding accounts remain with incomplete details
  • Call 1850 448 448 if you have not received your cheque

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