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Drinking Water Restriction Notice remains in place for customers on the Ballyragget Water Supply Scheme

The drinking water restriction notice that was issued for the Ballyragget Water Supply Scheme remains in place and should not be consumed by babies under six months of age. This is due to elevated levels of nitrates in the water supply.

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16 February 2018

Irish Water addressing long-standing issues with Ballydesmond water supply, Co. Cork

Project will provide a more secure, reliable and better quality water supply

  • Works will begin in coming weeks
  • Project will end long-standing issues with supply
  • Customer care information

9 February 2018

Essential maintenance work to connect new water main in Kerry Pike area of Cork

Works to take place Thursday and Friday February 15 and 16 February

  • Enhanced security of supply for new and existing developments.
  • More reliable water supply.
  • Customers with queries during works can contact 1850 278 278.

31 January 2018

Refunds process to begin winding down as 95% of cheques issued

Final appeal to be made over coming weeks

  • Considerable response from customers
  • Outstanding accounts remain with incomplete details
  • Call 1850 448 448 if you have not received your cheque

18 January 2018

Essential work to begin in Cork City to provide a secure and reliable water supply

Replacement of ageing water mains to maintain reliable water supply

  • Reduce the risk of contamination
  • Ongoing investment in Cork City's water supply
  • Part of Irish Water’s Leakage Reduction Programme

12 January 2018

Consultation open for standardisation of Irish Water new connection charges

Proposal will standardise the scope of work involved in each connection

  • Simplify current charging arrangements
  • Provide a single national connection charging framework
  • Will be based on a service need and not development floor area

18 December 2017

Planning sought for sustainable wastewater treatment system for Co. Cork

System would facilitate future growth and development

  • Significant environmental benefits
  • Improved water quality
  • Encourages biodiversity

8 December 2017

Residents and businesses in Newtownshandrum to benefit from water mains replacement project

Aging mains have been subject to frequent bursts and leakage

  • Will provide secure and reliable supply
  • Construction begins 13 December
  • Part of national Leak Reduction Programme

7 December 2017

Refunds | Irish Water to email and text customers urging them to confirm outstanding details

Campaign will ensure refunds process is as efficient as possible

  • 90% of refunds processed by Christmas
  • Very positive response from customers
  • Beware of phishing emails


28 November 2017

Irish Water Phishing Email Statement

Some customers have received phishing emails with the subject line ‘Your Irish Water Account – Action required’  

  • Delete emails requesting this information
  • Do not reply or click on the link provided
  • Do not provide personal or financial details

27 November 2017

Work to begin on replacement of 1.9km of aging water main in Kildorrery, Co Cork

Project will lead to a more secure and reliable water supply

  • New reservoir proposed in Kildorrery to replace existing reservoir
  • Works due to begin in coming weeks
  • Works will significantly reduce leakage

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