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26 March 2019

Boil Water Notice issued for Avoca Ballinaclash Public Water Supply

Notices follows a failure in the treatment process

  • Boil water before use until further notice
  • Notice affecting approximately 1,343 people
  • Working to resolve situation as soon as possible

22 March 2019

Schools around Ireland celebrate World Water Day at An Taisce Green-Schools and Irish Water 'Walk for Water' event

UN World Water Day takes place on 22 March each year

  • Over 200 primary school students participated
  • Students walked 6km carrying 6 litres of water
  • Highlighting importance of conserving water

14 March 2019

Wicklow residents urged to ‘Think Before You Flush’ as massive 8ft sewage blockage cleared

Third blockage in one day at the station

  • Blockage caused by inappropriate items being flushed
  • Negative impact on internal plumbing
  • More information on think before you flush

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

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 

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