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20 December 2019

Boil Water Notice lifted for all customers on the Whitegate Regional Water Supply with immediate effect

Water being supplied to the area is safe to drink

  • Detailed examination of each stage of the treatment process
  • Improved monitoring and controls
  • We are continuing to carry out improvement works at the plant

20 December 2019

Works to end discharge of raw sewage in Castletownbere

Works to end unacceptable practice of discharging raw sewage into Bantry Bay

  • Plans to build new wastewater treatment plant
  • Scheme to benefit environment and water quality
  • Project to include four pumping stations

16 December 2019

Public urged not to let their festive cooking become a pain in the drain this Christmas

Survey reveals that 58% of the public pour fats, oils and greases down the kitchen sink

  • Almost 8,000 reported sewer blockages cleared this year
  • Survey revealed sink often treated as a bin
  • Play your part by thinking before pouring this Christmas

5 December 2019

Construction to begin on Riverstick and Belgooly Water Supply Scheme

Upgrades to Riverstick Reservoir and Belgooly Water Supply Scheme

  • Reservoir to maintain water pressure
  • Works will take approx 6 months
  • Ensure a reliable water supply

3 December 2019

The Story of Water, a new documentary exploring the development and current state of Ireland’s public water network

The Story of Water, Sunday 8 December at 7pm on Virgin Media Two

  • Understand the role that water plays in your daily life
  • Learn more about your water and where it comes from
  • Hear individual personal stories from all over Ireland

29 November 2019

Do Not Consume notice lifted for Belvelly and Ticknock area with immediate effect

Lifting follows the completion of works to decommission the old cast iron pipes

  • New water supply pipes provided for the area
  • Supply no longer supplied from Tibbotstown
  • Supply now part of Glashaboy Water Supply Scheme

29 November 2019

Works begin for new wastewater treatment plants in Coachford, Innishannon, Dripsey and Ballyvourney/Ballymakeera

Project to deliver new wastewater treatment plants in four areas of Cork

  • Improve water quality
  • Infrastrucuture sized for population growth
  • Information evening Monday 9 December

28 November 2019

Works to restore water supply in Ballycotton

Boil Water Notice remains in place on Whitegate Public Water Supply

  • Areas affected - Ballycotton, Maytown, Ballyandreen,
  • Ballydavid, Churchtown South
  • Temporary water station near bus stop in Ballycotton

19 November 2019

Update on burst main affecting the northside of Cork City

Approximately 20,000 customers impacted by the burst main

  • Cathedral Road remains closed
  • Water supply re-routed to the affected area
  • Normal water supply should now have returned

19 November 2019

Think Before You Flush on World Toilet Day

Irish Water, Clean Coasts and the NCAD unveil an installation of 4 toilets with a difference

  • Part of a 'Design for Debate' project
  • Installation of four toilets displayed in Heuston and Connolly stations
  • World Toilet Day is celebrated annually on 19 November

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