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6 February 2019

Work in progress to remove parts of Wicklow from Remedial Action List

Plan in place to provide new water source

  • Kiltegan Water Supply added to RAL
  • New 4km pipeline has been completed
  • Part of priortised programme

4 February 2019

New Vartry to Callowhill pipeline secures water supply for over 200,000 people

Vartry Water Supply Scheme originally constructed in the 1860s

  • Existing tunnel was at risk of collapse
  • New pipeline secures supply for 200,000 in north Wicklow & south Dublin
  • Part of the Vartry Water Supply Upgrade Project 

4 January 2019

National Leakage Reduction Programme will improve water quality and reduce high levels of leakage in Arklow

Ageing water mains being replaced to improve security of supply

  • 2.7km of problematic water mains being replaced
  • Works will commence week beginning 7 January
  • Work may involve some short-term water shut offs 

4 January 2019

Kiltegan Do Not Consume Notice remains in place

Notice due to elevated nitrate levels

  • This is not a Boil Water Notice
  • Water should not be used for drining
  • Bottled water available at Katie Lowes Pub

24 December 2018

Do Not Consume Notice issued for all customers supplied by the Kiltegan Water Supply Scheme

Notice due to elevated levels of nitrate in the water supply

  • This is NOT a Boil Water Notice
  • Does not apply to other areas in Wicklow.
  • Bottled water available beside Katie Lowes Pub 

21 December 2018

Boil Water Notice lifted for Hazel Hill, Annacurra

Boil Water Notice lifted in Annacurra, Co. Wicklow

  • Notice had affected 25 houses in Annacurra
  • Water is now safe to drink
  • Boil Water Notice was in place since February 2008 

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

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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