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14 April 2021

Connection works due to take place at Vartry Water Treatment Plant

In order to safely facilitate these works, a plant shut down is required

  • Works are scheduled to take place from 8am to 6pm on 21 April
  • Network has been reconfigured to maintain normal supply where possible
  • Some customers may be impacted by disruptions for the duration of the works

25 March 2021

Works progressing to upgrade Blessington Waste Water Treatment Plant

Works will support social and economic development in the area

  • This project will increase the capacity of the plant
  • Works will ensure compliance with national and EU legislation
  • Works are expected to commence in the coming weeks

19 March 2021

Do Not Consume notice remains for Barndarrig customers

This follows consultation with the Health Service Executive (HSE)

  • Water is not safe for consumption or the preparation of foods
  • Boiling the water will not make it safe for consumption
  • An alternative water supply is in place to support customers

15 March 2021

Major water main project to begin in North Dublin

Project involves the construction of an additional trunk watermain between Ballycoolin Reservoir and Swords

  • Construction works are set to begin in the coming weeks
  • Project is expected to take two years to complete
  • Roadbridge Limited have signed the contract to deliver this project 

10 March 2021

CRU announces new date of 1 October 2021 for implementation of new water tariff framework

A new non-domestic tariff framework for Irish Water’s business customers 

  • The changes were deferred due to Covid-19
  • The new date provide certainty for businesses
  • New framework was due to go-live on 1 May

24 February 2021

Water supply returning to normal for impacted customers supplied by Ballycoog Water Treatment Plant in Wicklow

Treatment plant has resumed operations

  • It may take 2-3 hours for normal water supply to return to all customers
  • Is is important to continue to follow the HSE guidance on hand-washing
  • The plant was shut down due to a deterioration in the raw water quality entering the plant 

16 February 2021

Irish Water announce flagship project for the Greater Dublin Area with building of new reservoir

We are progressing with the building of a new reservoir in Saggart

  • This state of the art reservoir will store 100 million litres of treated drinking water
  • Construction works are due to begin in March
  • Works are expected to be completed within 3 years

15 February 2021

Water supply returning to normal for impacted customers in areas of North Wicklow and Ballyman in County Dublin

The issue has now been resolved and the water supply is returning to normal

  • Impacted customers may continue to experience temporary disruptions until 2pm this afternoon 
  • This may include low water pressure and temporary supply disruptions
  • It is important to continue to follow the HSE guidance on hand-washing

3 February 2021

Advice for winterproofing your business premises if unoccupied during Covid-19 restrictions

Business owners can help avoid these issues, expensive repairs and a disrupted water supply, by taking a few preventative measures.

  • It is important to continue the regular maintenance of your buildings
  • Turn off your water while the premises are vacant
  • Drain down the system to ensure that there is no risk of damage from burst pipes 

1 February 2021

Clean Coasts and Irish Water want you to Break Up With Plastic and Think Before You Flush

Clean Coasts are raising awareness about the impact of plastic pollution on our planet and marine life

  • Clean Coasts want to hear your stories on ditching plastic products
  • Ireland is the number one plastic waste producer in the EU
  • Ireland also has the fourth lowest recycling rate

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