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16 August 2019

Working to restore water supply to the Irishtown area of New Ross following burst pipe

Surrounding areas of Irishtown may experience low pressure

  • Repair crews have been on site over recent days
  • Alternative water supplies are available
  • Recommended to boil water from tanker

13 August 2019

A more secure and reliable water supply for homes and businesses in Gorey & north Wexford

In partnership with Wexford County Council

  • Works will take approx. 18 months to complete
  • Facilitating growth and development
  • Project will safeguard the water supply for the future

17 July 2019

Water conservation campaign launched to encourage the public to use only what they need

52% of the public acknowledge that they waste water

  • We all have to play a part in conserving water
  • Small measures can have a big impact
  • Safe, clean, treated water is not in unlimited supply

12 July 2019

Red letter day for Enniscorthy as new wastewater treatment plant is opened

The plant enhances the town’s status

  • Ceremony took place at the Riverside Park hotel 
  • Ensuring Enniscorthy is complaint with stringent requirements 
  • Increase in capacity from 16,000 to 26,000 population equivalent

11 July 2019

A safer and more reliable water supply for homes and businesses in Ferns

As leakage reduction works planned for Main Street

  • Works will begin on Tuesday July 16
  • Involves replacing over 298 metres of water mains
  • Traffic management will be in place

19 June 2019

Irish Water extend open invitation to information evening in Kilmore Quay

Project will end the unacceptable practice of discharging untreated wastewater 

  • New sewage treatment plant to be developed
  • Public invited to learn more about next phase
  • Stella Maris Community Centre, 8 July, 6-8pm

19 June 2019

Project to end discharge of untreated wastewater into Barrow, Nore, Suir Estuary seeks planning approval

Project will end the discharge of 2,300 wheelie bins of untreated wastewater into Barrow/Nore/Suir Estuary

  • Improved water quality in the receiving waters
  • Enhance amenity value in Arthurstown, Ballyhack & Duncannon 
  • Compliance with national and EU regulations

30 May 2019

Water service connections to be replaced to safeguard supply in Wexford Town

Works will improve water quality and supply of water

  • Decommissioning 8km of backyard water mains
  • Information evenings will be organised
  • Possible short-term water shut offs

23 April 2019

A more reliable and secure water supply for Enniscorthy & surrounding areas

Planning application has been submitted for the works

  • Replacing the raw water intake structure
  • Construction of new pumping station
  • Upgrade needed as river is prone to flooding 

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

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