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5 April 2021

Burst main affecting the water supply of residents in Glanmire/Sallybrook

Irish Water working with Cork City Council to restore supply as quickly as possible

  • Unplanned interuption affecting up to 500 customers
  • Repairs expected to be complete by 6pm
  • Normal supply can take 2-3 hours to return fully

4 April 2021

Repairs to a burst water main underway in Bantry

Burst main occured on Rope Walk in Bantry

  • Up to 500 customers affected
  • Repairs expected to be complete by the afternoon
  • Normal service can take 2-3 hours to return to all properties

23 March 2021

Works progressing on upgrades to Mallow Wastewater Treatment Plant

A new contract to has been signed to upgrade the plant 

  • Treatment capacity of the existing plant will be increased
  • New wastewater infrastructure will enhance local amenities 
  • Works on the project are expected to commence in the coming months 

19 March 2021

Three significant projects to commence in Cork

Upgrades will deliver a more secure and robust water supply to the city centre and surrounds

  • New 5.5km link between water supplies in City Centre and Cork Harbour to be constructed
  • 2.4km of trunk mains between Camden Quay and Shanakiel reservoir to be replaced
  • 1.85km of water supply network to be replaced  

12 March 2021

Boil Water Notice lifted for Whitegate Regional Public Water Supply

Areas impacted were Whitegate, Aghada, Churchtown, Ballycotton, Cloyne, Saleen and Ballinacura

  • This follows consultation with the HSE
  • Notice was put in place as a precautionary measure
  • Customers can resume normal use of water supply

12 March 2021

Works get underway in Killeagh to improve water supply

We are replacing 1.8 kilometers of problematic water mains in the Ballyquirke area of Killeagh

  • Works will commence on Monday, 22 March
  • Works may result in some short-term water shut-offs
  • Traffic managment measures will be in place

10 March 2021

CRU announces new date of 1 October 2021 for implementation of new water tariff framework

A new non-domestic tariff framework for Irish Water’s business customers 

  • The changes were deferred due to Covid-19
  • The new date provide certainty for businesses
  • New framework was due to go-live on 1 May

4 March 2021

Riverstick and Belgooly Water Supply Scheme completed

The new scheme will go-live on the week commencing 8 March

  • A new reservoir was constructed in Riverstick 
  • 5kms of mains between Riverstick and Belgooly 
  • Investment of €750,000 in improved water supply

4 March 2021

Replacement of ageing water mains completed in Clonakilty

Works have tackled high levels of water leakage and supply interruptions in the Cloheen area of Clonakilty

  • Over 570 meters of problematic water mains were replaced
  • Works were completed in mid-February
  • Works were carried out as part of our Leakage Reduction Programme

4 March 2021

Essential works may cause water supply issues on Western Road

Customers on Western Road, College Road, O’Donovan’s Road, Deerpark and surrounds may experience disruptions

  • Works will be carried out between 7pm and midnight tonight
  • It may take 2-3 hours for supply to return once works finish
  • It is important to continue to follow HSE advice and ensure frequent handwashing

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