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13 June 2019

Pesticide exceedances on the rise in some counties

Farmers and other users urged to use best practice when spraying

  • Improper use means pesticides can end up in drinking water
  • Regulations for pesticides are very stringent
  • Basic steps for reducing pesticide risks

27 April 2019

Customers asked to conserve water in areas impacted by Storm Hannah

Small pockets are experiencing issues with water supply

  • Counties Kerry, Clare, Limerick, Waterford and Meath affected
  • Issues as a result of power outages in the area
  • Customers asked to conserve water in impacted areas

2 April 2019

Upgrading the sewer network in Shannon

Essential work to support the ongoing growth and development of the town

  • Tackle issues associated existing sewer network
  • Clean coasts sponsorship
  • 6000 blockages cleared in 2018

19 March 2019

A more secure and reliable water supply for Ennistymon

Replacing ageing water mains prone to frequent bursts

  • Works to commence 25 March
  • Over 500 metres of old water mains to be replaced
  • Possible short-term water shut offs

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

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

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