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18 September 2018

Major upgrade of Bandon’s water main and sewer network

Project will improve the water supply and protect the local environment

  • Alleviate sewer flooding and reduce discharges to the river
  • Public information evening Wednesday September 26
  • Local community will be notified in advance of works

14 September 2018

Irish Water, Gas Networks Ireland and Ervia staff take part in Big Beach Clean in Cobh

Event is part of the world’s largest beach clean and marine litter survey

  • Big beach clean weekend September 14 to 16
  • Collected more than 50 bags of rubbish
  • Think Before You Flush Campaign

14 September 2018

Customers in Cork urged to continue to conserve water as supplies remain under pressure

Water Conservation Order remains in place across Cork until September 30

  • Please continue to report all leaks on the public network
  • Night time restrictions are continuing in some areas
  • Every effort you make at home or at work will help

6 September 2018

Pesticide exceedances on the rise in Cavan – farmers and other users urged to use best practice when spraying

It is imperative that pesticide users are mindful of best practice when spraying lands

  • Drinking water supplies vulnerable to contamination
  • Detections of pesticides found in drinking water
  • The pesticide MCPA is the main offender

3 September 2018

Water Conservation Order (Hosepipe Ban) extended in some areas until 30 September to safeguard water supplies

Water Conservation Order remains in place in the following counties:

  • Dublin, Louth, Meath, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois
  • Offaly, Westmeath, Carlow, Wicklow, Wexford
  • Waterford, Cork, Kerry, Limerick and Tipperary

31 August 2018

Halfway to a sewage-free harbour and a cleaner future for the communities of Cork Lower Harbour

We’re halfway to a sewage-free harbour by 2021

  • Passage West and Monkstown remains open for business
  • Project will enhance the harbour’s amenity value
  • Will ensure environmental regulation

24 August 2018

Customers urged to conserve water on the Newmarket Regional Supply Scheme in North Cork

Water supplies under pressure due to extended dry weather period

  • Night time restrictions are being implemented
  • Conserve water now and for the months ahead
  • Please continue to report all leaks on the public network

23 August 2018

Co-ordinating works to help protect the water supply to Cork City and surrounding areas

Reserves are now being brought into use as a result of dry weather over recent months

  • Water supplies are at risk of being severely depleted
  • Measures on the supply are being examined and implemented
  • Report any leaks you see on the public network

14 August 2018

Irish Water working to ensure Passage West remains open for business during vital works to clean up Cork Lower Harbour

We are working to help end the discharge of untreated sewage into Cork Lower Harbour

  • Road Closure from Monday 13 to Friday 7 September
  • Traffic management plan in place for local community
  • 20,000 homes and businesses will be connected to scheme

9 August 2018

New project in Kinsale to provide a more reliable and secure water supply for the local community

Part of national Leakage Reduction Programme

  • Works will take place on Barrack Hill, Knocknabohilly
  • A more secure and reliable supply for Kinsale
  • Reduced risk of contamination 

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