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5 March 2020

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

Boil Water Notice lifted for Whitegate Regional Water Supply

  • Notice lifted for 6,500 customers
  • BWN was put in place due to issue with filtration process
  • Repairs were carried out and testing is now complete

19 February 2020

Major upgrades to project in Skibbereen will be a platform for social and economic development

Major upgrades to the water supply for over 7,000 people

  • New pipelines and storage
  • A more secure, safe and robust water supply for the future
  • Project to result in the removal of water supplies from RAL

12 February 2020

Three water supplies in Cork have been removed from the EPA’s Remedial Action List

Three water supplies in Cork given thumbs up by the EPA

  • 1,100 customers receive good news this week
  • Drimoleague, Durrus and Whiddy supplies
  • Works continue on remaining 7 schemes

10 February 2020

New connection works on the Curraheen Road to cause disruption to supply in surrounding areas

New connection works on Curraheen Road part of national Leakage Reduction Programme

  • Possible disruption to water supply on Wednesday 12 February
  • Supply disruption from 10am - 4pm
  • Stop go system will be in place for traffic

10 February 2020

Green-Schools Ambassadors clear unsightly litter from River Lee

Green-School Ambassadors from six secondary schools attended clean-up on the River Lee

  • Nine bags of litter were collected
  • Event to raise awareness on the impact of river litter
  • Part of Water Theme of the Green-Schools programme

4 February 2020

Water mains improvement works on Mount Verdon Terrace, Wellington Road, Cork may cause disruption to supply

Water main improvement works in Cork as part of national Leakage Reduction Programme

  • Works at Mount Verdon Terrace and Wellington Road
  • Possible supply disruptions Thursday 6 February
  • 2-3 hours restoration time

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

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