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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

6 September 2018

Pesticide exceedances on the rise in Cavan – farmers and other users urged to use best practice when spraying

It is imperative that pesticide users are mindful of best practice when spraying lands

  • Drinking water supplies vulnerable to contamination
  • Detections of pesticides found in drinking water
  • The pesticide MCPA is the main offender

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

3 September 2018

Water Conservation Order (Hosepipe Ban) extended in some areas until 30 September to safeguard water supplies

Water Conservation Order remains in place in the following counties:

  • Dublin, Louth, Meath, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois
  • Offaly, Westmeath, Carlow, Wicklow, Wexford
  • Waterford, Cork, Kerry, Limerick and Tipperary

31 August 2018

Plans for new wastewater treatment scheme in Ballyvaughan unveiled

Plan to develop a new wastewater treatment scheme in Ballyvaughan 

  • Project will end the discharge of untreated sewage
  • Information evening on 6 Sept in Ballyvaughan Community Hall
  • Members of the public are welcome to come along

28 August 2018

National Leakage Reduction Programme benefits homes and businesses in Clare

 Improved supply, reduced leakage and better water quality for customers 

  • Replacement of 900 metres aging water mains
  • Works ongoing to find and fix leaks
  • Customers can contact 1850 278 278 for queries.

10 August 2018

Divers deployed in conjunction with Clare Council as conservation efforts continue

Divers gathered information at a number of locations across the county

  • Leak investigation undertaken
  • Divers measured the volume of water available for production
  • Appropriate positioning of pipes was examined

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