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10 August 2019

Bathing prohibition notice in place at Kilkee beach.

Notice put in place in conjunction with the HSE

  • Burst main resulted in discharge
  • Red Flag on display on Kilkee Beach
  • Notice will remain pending sampling

17 July 2019

Water conservation campaign launched to encourage the public to use only what they need

52% of the public acknowledge that they waste water

  • We all have to play a part in conserving water
  • Small measures can have a big impact
  • Safe, clean, treated water is not in unlimited supply

2 July 2019

‘Think Before You Flush’ to help protect marine environment during Irish Open

Lahinch gets ready to welcome thousands of visitors for Irish Open

  • The event will generate additional water demand
  • Working to ensure appropriate infrastructure is in place
  • All wastewater must be collected and treated

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 

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