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20 December 2018

CPO for Wastewater Treatment Plant site at Falcarragh to be published

Ending the discharge of poorly treated sewage into Ballyness Bay 

  • CPO essential for the delivery of this project.
  • Wayleaves and CPO submitted to An Bord Pleanála
  • Large increase in wastewater expenditure over next few years 

20 December 2018

Irish Water and Clean Coasts remind the public to Think Before You Pour this Christmas

Raising awareness of the damage caused by pouring FOGs down the drain 

  • Over 6,000 sewer blockages so far this year
  • Never pour fats oils and greases down the kitchen sink
  • Working in partnership with Clean Coasts

13 December 2018

Rathmullan, Milford and Ramelton Sewerage Scheme update

Detailed design of wastewater infrastructure for the towns are progressing

  • Project will ensure adequate treatment of wastewater
  • Sludge Drying Reed Beds preferred option
  • View our project page 

12 December 2018

Irish Water commits to a new strategic energy initiative in partnership with SEAI

Committed to improving energy efficiency and reducing our carbon emissions 

  • Make energying efficiency an integral part of our BAU
  • Energy efficient design for all projects
  • Leveraging SEAI’s proven methodologies and expertise 

11 December 2018

Clean Coasts and Irish Water launch their Think Before You Pour Christmas campaign

Do not pour fats, oils and greases (FOGs) down the drain

  • More than 6,000 sewer blockages this year
  • Allow FOGs to cool and throw them in the bin
  • Get your free Gunkpot

3 December 2018

€44 million investment in the Letterkenny Regional Water Supply Scheme

Residents and businesses will enjoy a clean, safe and secure drinking water supply

  • Construction of a new water treatment plant
  • Over 6.3km of new pipework will be laid
  • Works are due to commence in the coming weeks

26 November 2018

Replacing ageing water mains in Feddyglass, Momeen, Co Donegal

These works will improve security of supply and reduce high levels of leakage

  • Replacement of 1,330 metres of problematic water mains
  • Works may involve some short-term water shut offs
  • National Leakage Reduction Programme

21 November 2018

Public information evening being held on Monday 26 November about Moville Sewerage Scheme

From 5.30-7.30pm in the Foyle Hotel, Moville on Monday, 26 November

  • Meet the project team and learn more about our plans
  • A new wastewater treatment plant is needed
  • Ending the discharge of untreated wastewater into Lough Foyle

19 November 2018

When Nature Calls - highlighting the benefits of nature based solutions to wastewater treatment today on World Toilet Day

Integrated Constructed Wetlands

  • Looks and functions as a natural wetland
  • Environmentally-friendly and rich in biodiversity
  • Home to many species of flora and fauna

8 November 2018

Irish school children saved 389 million litres of water last year as part of the Green-Schools water theme sponsored by Irish Water

Sponsoring An Taisce's Green-Schools water theme for sixth year running

  • Supporting water conservation and efficiency 
  • Over 2,300 schools awarded water flag
  • Student Ambassador Programme

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