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17 September 2020

Limerick hurlers on the ball when it comes to tackling leakage

Limerick hurlling duo tackling water leakage

  • Customer Engagement Surveyors Darragh O'Donovan and Kyle Hayes
  • Encouraging take up of First Fix Free scheme
  • Check out our Leakage Reduction Programme for more

10 September 2020

Repairs underway to burst water main in Creegh, Co. Clare

Quilty, Doonbeg, Cooraclare, Kilkee, Kilrush, Kilmihil, Labasheeda, Creegh areas affected

  • Low pressure, discolouration and/or outages may occur
  • Supply expected to be restored by 11pm
  • It can take 2-3 hours for full supply to return to all areas

20 August 2020

Pesticide exceedances continue to be detected in drinking supplies around Ireland

Detection of pesticides may be as a result of specific spraying activities

  • MCPA is a main pesticide being detected
  • Users reminded to use best practice when spraying
  • Basic steps for reducing pesticide risks

10 August 2020

Works to restore supply in Rosmadda, Westbury, Corbally and surrounding areas

Contractors are on site carrying out repairs

  • Water tankers remain in place
  • Repairs expected to be completed by tonight
  • Traffic management in place for duration of works

8 July 2020

Water Conservation Order lifted following heavy rainfall and recovery of sources

Lifting of Water Conservation Order better known as the hosepipe ban

  • Lifted following heavy rainfall & recovery of resources
  • Continuing to monitor affected water sources
  • View our video for tips on how to conserve

7 July 2020

EPA Drinking Water Report highlights continuing high quality of public water supply

The EPA has recognised the continuing high quality of the public water supply

  • Over 99% of water samples were in compliance
  • 11 supplies removed from the Remedial Action List
  • 15,000 lead service connections replaced against target of 9,000

23 June 2020

Works to address supply issues in Miltown Malbay area caused by age and poor condition of the pipes

Works to restore water more quickly when bursts occur

  • Works include clearing airlocks
  • Plans to replace section of old watermain
  • Replacement works expected be begin in Q1 2021

1 June 2020

Water Conservation Order ‘increasingly likely’ as demand for water soars and drought conditions prevail

Handwashing and hygiene remain critically important

  • Please choose handwashing over power washing
  • Domestic water usage increased by an average of 20%
  • Increase in commercial demand as businesses reopen

22 May 2020

Irish Water launches advice for businesses re-opening premises

Launch of new section to help ensure internal water and wastewater systems are made safe

  • Tips to bring systems and devices back into use
  • Issued listed relating to un-used water in buildings
  • Working to maintain a safe & reliable public water supply

12 May 2020

Public urged to choose handwashing over powerwashing as domestic water usage increases by an average of 20%

Households are using an additional 24 litres of water per person per day

  • Important to follow HSE guidance on hand-washing
  • Appealing to prioritise handwashing over powerwashing
  • View our video for tips on how to conserve

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