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10 March 2021

CRU announces new date of 1 October 2021 for implementation of new water tariff framework

A new non-domestic tariff framework for Irish Water’s business customers 

  • The changes were deferred due to Covid-19
  • The new date provide certainty for businesses
  • New framework was due to go-live on 1 May

16 February 2021

Essential water network improvement work may cause supply disruption in Miltown Malbay-Mullagh area next week

Works will result in a more secure and reliable water supplies for residents and businesses in the area 

  • Works got underway in October 
  • Works are expected to be completed by the end of June
  • In order for works to progress there will be disruption to water supplies in the area next week 

3 February 2021

Advice for winterproofing your business premises if unoccupied during Covid-19 restrictions

Business owners can help avoid these issues, expensive repairs and a disrupted water supply, by taking a few preventative measures.

  • It is important to continue the regular maintenance of your buildings
  • Turn off your water while the premises are vacant
  • Drain down the system to ensure that there is no risk of damage from burst pipes 

1 February 2021

Clean Coasts and Irish Water want you to Break Up With Plastic and Think Before You Flush

Clean Coasts are raising awareness about the impact of plastic pollution on our planet and marine life

  • Clean Coasts want to hear your stories on ditching plastic products
  • Ireland is the number one plastic waste producer in the EU
  • Ireland also has the fourth lowest recycling rate

22 January 2021

Irish Water extends public consultation of the first National Water Resources Plan (NWRP) until 1 March 2021

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 twelve-week public consultation will seek feedback

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

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

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