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17 May 2018

Plans unveiled for new Castletownshend sewerage scheme

Castletownshend sewerage scheme to end the discharge of untreated wastewater

  • Development of a new wastewater treatment plant and network infrastructure
  • Information evening in Mary Ann’s Bar & Restaurant, on Thursday, May 24
  • Members of the public are welcome from 5:30pm-7:30pm

17 May 2018

Pupils in St. Columba’s NS Facility for Deaf Children learn about how water is treated

Irish Water visited pupils in St. Columba’s NS Facility for Deaf Children

  • School shown an Irish Sign Language version of the Story of Water video
  • Pupils learned all about how water is treated to ensure it is safe to drink
  • Irish Water staff members performed water experiments for the pupils

27 April 2018

Replacement of old water pipe to provide a more secure and reliable water supply in Castletownbere

Replacement of 2km of old water pipe in Castletownbere

  • Secure and reliable water supply
  • Removal of over 1km of old and damaged cast iron water mains
  • Replacement of 900m of asbestos cement water mains

27 April 2018

A more secure and reliable water supply for community of Castlecooke and surrounding areas

Frequent outages due to age and poor condition of water mains

  • 11 bursts per year in recent years
  • Existing supply at Castlecooke to be replaced
  • 4km of new water mains to be laid

24 April 2018

Plans for new Castletownbere Sewerage Scheme unveiled which will end the discharge of untreated wastewater to Bantry Bay

Unacceptable practice is unsustainable and threatens water quality in the area

  • Improved water quality for bathing
  • Enhancement of the area’s amenity value
  • Platform for social and economic development

20 April 2018

Planning permission granted for sustainable wastewater treatment system in Saleen

Project will facilitate future growth while offering significant environmental benefits

  • Look and function like natural wetland
  • Treat wastewater in an environmentally-friendly way
  • Provide a natural habitat for plants and animals

9 April 2018

Millstreet Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade

The existing plant is currently operating over its design capacity

  • New plant will treat the equivalent of over 2,500 wheelie bins of sewage.
  • Improve water quality in the Tanyard Stream and River Finnow
  • CPO application submitted

29 March 2018

Essential repair work to be carried out to at Donnybrook Hill, Douglas

Works are located adjacent to Shamrock Lawn, Donnybrook Hill, Douglas, Cork. 

  • Temporary water discoloration in some areas
  • Customers asked to conserve water during works
  • Customers can contact us on 1850 278 278

29 March 2018

Ballycotton Sewerage Scheme to improve water quality and end discharge of untreated wastewater into the bay

A new Sewerage Scheme for the Ballycotton Bay area

  • Public Information Evening on Thursday 12 April
  • Project will end the discharge of untreated wastewater 
  • The new treatment plant will serve a population of 1,100

29 March 2018

Irish Water committed to eliminating raw sewage in Cork Lower Harbour to provide a clean, safe harbour for all

The equivalent of 20,000 wheelie bins of raw sewage released daily into Cork Lower Harbour

  • Project aims to reduce to zero raw sewage discharged into harbour
  • Protect the environment and health of local communities
  • Facilitate economic development and provide population growth

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