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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

20 January 2021

Wastewater treatment plant works due to begin in Coachford, Co. Cork

Works are progressing in accordance with the current Level 5 Covid 19 restrictions

  • Works are due to begin on Monday, 25 January
  • Traffic management measures will be in place during works
  • Local access will be maintained

17 December 2020

Irish Water and Cork City Council working to repair burst main

We are completing repairs on a burst main on Pope's Quay, close to Shandon pedestrian Bridge in Cork city centre.

  • Road is currently closed at Mulgrave road
  • Water has been diverted so customers have supply
  • Crews will endeavour to complete works as soon as possible

15 December 2020

Successful completion of Cobh to Monkstown Estuary Crossing Contract

Irish Water are working towards ending discharge of raw sewage into Cork Lower Harbour.

  • Works are in partnership with Cork County Council
  • Works allow raw sewage from Cobh town to be transferred for treatment 
  • Cork Lower Harbour Main Drainage works are set to finish in 2021

10 December 2020

Irish Water and Cork County Council replacing ageing water mains in the Cloheen area of Clonakilty

Over 570 meters of problematic water mains in the Cloheen area of Clonakilty will be replaced.

  • Works will commence on Monday, 4 January 2021 
  • Road closures will be required
  • Diversions will be in place 

30 November 2020

New wastewater treatment projects for Ballyvourney/Ballymakeera, Coachford, Innishannon and Dripsey reach halfway point

Irish Water and Cork County Council are working in partnership to deliver this project. 

  • Existing wastewater infrastructure overloaded and outdated
  • New wastewater treatment plants and infrastructure will be delivered
  • New plants will be compliant with wastewater discharge regulations

27 November 2020

Over 5.5 million litres of water saved every day in Cork City

Irish Water delivers strategic investment in water supply across Cork City.

  • City now has a more secure and reliable water supply 
  • Eastern Strategic Link Trunk Main project has been critical
  • Significant progress has been made in the Victorian Quarter

24 November 2020

Irish Water applies for planning permission for a new sewerage scheme in Whitegate and Aghada

The proposed project will bring benefits to the area in terms of health, protection of the environment and improved water quality for all.

  • Project will be delivered in partnership with Cork County Council 
  • Discharge of untreated wastewater into Cork Harbour will be eliminated
  • New plant will bring a number of benefits to the area

24 November 2020

Over 1,100 people in Ballyhooly benefitting from improved water supply

Upgrade works have been recently completed at the water treatment plant in Ballyhooly.

  • Works took place in partnership with Cork County Council
  • Works will ensure a clean, safe drinking water supply for the area
  • Scheme has now been removed from the EPA’s Remedial Action List 

18 November 2020

Irish Water and Cork City Council continue improvement works in St Patrick’s Hill

Works will benefit local businesses and the wider community in Cork City.

  • Night works to take place this weekend
  • Noise disturbance will be minimised
  • Traffic management measures will be in place

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