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8 March 2019

Female engineers in Irish Water want to inspire girls and young women to choose a career in engineering this International Women’s Day

Highlighting the varied and exciting nature of a career in engineering

  • Irish Water committed to gender equality
  • 50% of our Senior Management Team is female
  • Info on all our events during Engineers Week 2019

13 February 2019

Water restrictions required tonight in Athlone

Restrictions will affect the following areas:

  • Athlone Town, Baylin, Mount Temple, The Ories
  • Garrycastle, Dublin Road, Ardnaglug, Fardrum
  • Moydrum, Blyry, Killyon Hill, Bonavalley and surrounds

8 February 2019

Working to ensure Mullingar PWS is removed from Remedial Action List

Inadequate barrier for Cryptosporidium

  • Reviewing options to remove this risk
  • Portloman Water Treatment plant is safe to drink
  • Regularly testing in place on all public supplies

29 January 2019

Customers in Mullingar and surrounding areas asked to conserve water where possible

Low levels at Lough Owel which supplies 50,000 homes

  • Dry spell affecting water levels
  • Leakage reduction programme works underway
  • Customers urged to be mindful of water usage

27 January 2019

Water supply returns to homes and businesses in Athlone following unplanned water outage

Disruption was due to a pollution incident

  • Supply will restore to customers as the network refills
  • Night time restrictions from 10pm tonight 
  • View Supply and Service map for updates

25 January 2019

Update on Irish Water planning application for the Killinure Lough Water Supply Scheme

Irish Water has carried out a number of additional environmental and technical surveys

  • Survey findings mean a number of design changes
  • Current planning application has been withdrawn
  • Revised planning application in the coming months

8 January 2019

Improving the water supply for local community in Tullaghanmore, Kilbeggan, Co. Westmeath

Once the works are completed, benefits will include:

  • A reliable water supply
  • Reduced leaks
  • Improved operation and maintenance

20 December 2018

Irish Water and Clean Coasts remind the public to Think Before You Pour this Christmas

Raising awareness of the damage caused by pouring FOGs down the drain 

  • Over 6,000 sewer blockages so far this year
  • Never pour fats oils and greases down the kitchen sink
  • Working in partnership with Clean Coasts

18 December 2018

Irish Water and Westmeath County Council are continuing work to repair a burst water main impacting customers in Garnafailagh, Athlone

Restriction due to a burst watermain in the area

  • Restriction necessary to avoid widespread outages
  • Alternative water supply at Cornamagh Pitch & Putt Club
  • Visit Supply Updates section for updates

14 December 2018

Water levels in Lough Owel are improving, please continue to be mindful of water usage

In order to avoid the requirement for water restrictions next Spring

  • Please continue to conserve water where possible
  • Water levels are still lower than last year
  • National Leakage Reduction Programme

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