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21 December 2020

Clarecastle to benefit from works to end the discharge of untreated sewage

This will help eliminate the discharge of untreated wastewater into the River Fergus and the greater Shannon Estuary.

  • First phase of works due to begin on January 4th 2021 
  • Works will take place over five weeks 
  • Traffic management measures will be in place

8 December 2020

Irish Water publishes its draft Framework Plan, the first Phase of its National Water Resources Plan, for consultation

To safeguard public health, facilitate growth and meet the challenges of climate change over the next 25 years

  • The NWRP will provide a country-wide analysis
  • Calculate the demand for now and into the future
  • A 10-week public consultation will seek feedback

17 November 2020

Irish Water and Clare County Council replacing old water mains in Kilmurry-Castlecrine area

Works are being carried out on the R462 from Kilmurray Village in the direction of Kilcornan Cross/Kilkishen.

  • Works will commence on 18 November 2020
  • Works may result in some short-term water shut-offs
  • A stop-go traffic system will be in place

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

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