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15 September 2020

Works underway in Athlone to improve the water supply and reduce leakage

Working in partnership with Westmeath County Council

  • Water main replacement works on Bullet Road
  • New service connections being installed
  • Traffic management will be in place

9 September 2020

Boil Water Notice lifted for all customers supplied by the Castlepollard Low Level Public Water Supply

Boil Water Notice which was issued on Tuesday 1 September 

  • Water is now safe to drink
  • The mechanical issue at the plant has been resolved
  • The disinfection process is operating normally

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

7 August 2020

Works to repair a burst water main impacting customers on the east side of Athlone

Customers in affected areas may experience disruptions to supply

  • Areas affected: Athlone Town, The Ories, Garrycastle,
  • Dublin Road, Ardnaglug, Fardrum, Blyry, Killyon Hill,
  • Bonavalley, Ballymahon road and surrounding areas

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

3 June 2020

Night-time restrictions are required tonight to safeguard the water supply for customers supplied in Castlepollard and surrounding areas

Overnight water restrictions from 10pm - 6am

  • Restriction necessary to allow reservoir levels to recover
  • Please conserve water where possible
  • Please report any leaks on the public network

3 June 2020

Working to restore water supply to customers in Kinnegad and surrounding areas following a watermain burst

Working to restore the water supply in Kinnegad town and surrounding areas

  • Water outages may be experienced during repairs
  • Crews on site working to repair the burst
  • Repairs expected to be completed by 3pm

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

22 May 2020

Irish Water launches advice for businesses re-opening premises

Launch of new section to help ensure internal water and wastewater systems are made safe

  • Tips to bring systems and devices back into use
  • Issued listed relating to un-used water in buildings
  • Working to maintain a safe & reliable public water supply

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