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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

5 February 2019

A more secure and reliable water supply for Enniscorthy residents

Replacement of ageing back yard water mains 

  • New service connections for customers
  • Improve supply, water quality and reduce Leakage
  • Works will commencing on February 6

5 February 2019

Necessary water restriction in Athlone

Restrictions from 10pm Tuesday February 5 until 6am Wednesday, February 6

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

5 February 2019

Irish Water working to safeguard water supplies as Clonroche is placed on EPA Remedial Action List

Exceedances in pesticides have been detected in drinking water sources

  • Clonroche supply area serves 588 people
  • Appeal to pesticides users to follow guidelines
  • There is no threat to public health 

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

12 December 2018

Irish Water commits to a new strategic energy initiative in partnership with SEAI

Committed to improving energy efficiency and reducing our carbon emissions 

  • Make energying efficiency an integral part of our BAU
  • Energy efficient design for all projects
  • Leveraging SEAI’s proven methodologies and expertise 

11 December 2018

Clean Coasts and Irish Water launch their Think Before You Pour Christmas campaign

Do not pour fats, oils and greases (FOGs) down the drain

  • More than 6,000 sewer blockages this year
  • Allow FOGs to cool and throw them in the bin
  • Get your free Gunkpot

6 December 2018

Kiltealy Boil Water Notice lifted following works by Irish Water

Customers in the area can now resume normal use

  • Decision follows consultation with the HSE
  • Satisfactory monitoring results confirm water safe to drink
  • We will continue to monitor and test the quality of the supply

27 November 2018

Farmers urged to be mindful when spraying pesticides following Bentazone and MCPP detections in drinking water in Wexford

It is imperative that users of pesticides are mindful of best practice when spraying lands

  • Bentazone, MCPP, Clopyralid and Fluroxypyr, are being detected
  • Potential risk facing many of Ireland’s drinking water sources
  • Exceedances for Bentazone noted in Clonroche supply

19 November 2018

When Nature Calls - highlighting the benefits of nature based solutions to wastewater treatment today on World Toilet Day

Integrated Constructed Wetlands

  • Looks and functions as a natural wetland
  • Environmentally-friendly and rich in biodiversity
  • Home to many species of flora and fauna

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