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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

7 December 2018

Supporting Kilkee Chamber of Commerce and Kilkee Tidy Towns to help Make Kilkee Plastic Free

Encouraging local people to use stainless steel bottles 

  • Plastic bottles can damage marine life
  • Protecting our rivers, lakes and coastal waters
  • Think Before You Flush

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

8 November 2018

Irish school children saved 389 million litres of water last year as part of the Green-Schools water theme sponsored by Irish Water

Sponsoring An Taisce's Green-Schools water theme for sixth year running

  • Supporting water conservation and efficiency 
  • Over 2,300 schools awarded water flag
  • Student Ambassador Programme

23 October 2018

Impact of investment in wastewater treatment being felt in communities across the country

Investment in wastewater treatment in communities across the country

  • Wastewater treatment plants upgraded or built in 55 locations
  • EPA’s Urban Wastewater Treatment Report highlights progress 
  • No untreated wastewater discharge by 2021

18 October 2018

Irish Water and Clean Coasts launch Think Before You Flush campaign following an estimated 4,600 sewer blockages this year

Sewer blockages are caused by inappropriate items being flushed down toilets

  • Investing in our wastewater network
  • Remember to only flush the 3 Ps
  • The Think Before You Flush Communities

2 October 2018

Plans to develop a new wastewater treatment scheme in Liscannor Co. Clare

Project will end the discharge of 1,500 wheelies bins of untreated sewage

  • Information evening on Wednesday October 3 from 5pm to 7.30pm
  • Construction will commence in 2019 and completed by summer 2021
  • Improve water quality and enchance local development potential

3 September 2018

National Leakage Reduction Programme providing a more reliable and secure water supply in Killaloe and Bridgetown

Project will reduce bursts on the network

  • 1.7km of old mains to be replaced 
  • Traffic management will be in place 
  • Safer drinking water supply

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