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7 July 2020

EPA Drinking Water Report highlights continuing high quality of public water supply

The EPA has recognised the continuing high quality of the public water supply

  • Over 99% of water samples were in compliance
  • 11 supplies removed from the Remedial Action List
  • 15,000 lead service connections replaced against target of 9,000

3 July 2020

Need for Water Conservation Order to be reviewed following heavy rainfall

Review of need for Water Conservation Order

  • WCO commonly referred to as a hosepipe ban
  • Heavy rainfall has helped recover some water supplies
  • View our video for tips on how to conserve

23 June 2020

Planning to be submitted for a new Sewerage Scheme in Inchigeelagh County Cork

Construction of a new wastewater treatment plant and sewerage infrastructure

  • Benefits include improved water quality
  • Sewer pipes and pumping stations to be better sized
  • Sizing to accommodate future population growth

17 June 2020

Upgrade of Lee Road Water Treatment Plant reaches mid way point

Project to support growing population and ongoing economic development

  • Upgraded plant to supply over 70% of Cork population
  • New plant will include sludge treatment facilities
  • Project will provide a more robust treatment plant

16 June 2020

Businesses and the community in Cork City Centre asked to Think Before You Pour

Emergency overflow found last week caused by a blockage in the sewer network

  • FOG's can cause serious pipe blockages
  • Preventative measures include sewer jetting
  • Visit our 'Think Before You Pour' page

8 June 2020

Essential works affecting water supply to Bandon

Water supply may be impacted between 11pm on Wednesday, June 10 and 6am on Thursday, June 11

  • Works on the Bandon Water Main Rehabilitation and Sewer Network Upgrade Project 
  • Customers may experience water discolouration, low pressure, or water outages 
  • Allow 2-3 hours for water supply to return fully

1 June 2020

Water Conservation Order ‘increasingly likely’ as demand for water soars and drought conditions prevail

Handwashing and hygiene remain critically important

  • Please choose handwashing over power washing
  • Domestic water usage increased by an average of 20%
  • Increase in commercial demand as businesses reopen

28 May 2020

Essential pipe repair works affecting Clonakilty and surrounding areas

Repairs being carried out in the Clonakilty area today, Thursday 28 May

  • Areas affected include: Ballyduvane, Tinneel,
  • Grillagh, Kilkeran, Castlefreke Island, Tullyneasky,
  • Gortagrenane, Bohonagh, Cahermore Burgatia, Derryduff

23 May 2020

Water Supply slowly returning to areas from Curraghleigh to West Ballingcollig

The water supply interruption that could affect up to 10,000 people 

  • The road is currently closed due ti the burst
  • Repair works will begin shortly
  • Supply will restored as soon as possible

22 May 2020

Irish Water launches advice for businesses re-opening premises

Launch of new section to help ensure internal water and wastewater systems are made safe

  • Tips to bring systems and devices back into use
  • Issued listed relating to un-used water in buildings
  • Working to maintain a safe & reliable public water supply

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