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6 February 2019

Essential works on Grand Parade Waste Water Pumping Station in Cork

Replacing infrastructure at waste water pumping station

  • Works expected to take up to 3 weeks
  • Disruption caused to be kept to a minimum
  • More information on Our Projects page

5 February 2019

Cleaning up the Lee Fields with Green-Schools Ambassadors

Clean up organised as part of a Water Ambassador Action Day

  • Ambassadors attended from schools in Co. Cork & Tipperary
  • Raise awareness of impact of litter and need to protect amenities
  • Irish Water work in partnership with An Taisce's Clean Coasts programme

21 January 2019

Improving the water supply in Clonakilty area as works get underway in Bohonagh

1.5 kilometres of problematic water mains to be replaced

  • Works underway in Bohonagh area
  • Improved reliability of the water supply
  • Part of national Leakage Reduction Programme

7 January 2019

Improving the water supply in Cork's Victorian Quarter by replacing aging water mains

Works form part of the National Leakage Reduction Programme 

  • Works will include removal of lead pipe connections
  • May involve short-term water shut offs
  • Works will run until May

7 January 2019

Works to improve security of water supply for Cork City get underway on Horgan’s Quay

Work underway to improve water supply for Cork City by tackling leakage

  • 500M of old problematic water mains will be replaced
  • A new ductile iron trunk water main on Horgan’s Quay
  • Older pipes have a high level of leakage

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

17 December 2018

Works to improve water quality and security of supply get underway in the Knockgorm/Kilcorney Cross area

Works form part of National Leakage Reduction Programme

  • Works expected to be completed by end of April 2019
  • May involve some short-term water shut offs
  • Minimum of 48 hours notice given prior to planned shut-offs

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 

11 December 2018

Clean Coasts and Irish Water launch their Think Before You Pour Christmas campaign

Do not pour fats, oils and greases (FOGs) down the drain

  • More than 6,000 sewer blockages this year
  • Allow FOGs to cool and throw them in the bin
  • Get your free Gunkpot

10 December 2018

Do Not Consume notice remains in place for Belvelly until further notice

Carrying out emergency works to protect supply in Belvelly area

  • Imposed on the advice of the Health Service Executive
  • Alternative water supplies available
  • 24-hour customer care line 1850 278 278

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