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3 July 2020

Works to resume in Ballintra to reduce leaks and improve water quality

Works will resume on Monday 6 July

  • Works will take place in line with Government and HSE guidance
  • Works expected to be complete by end August
  • Taffic management and measures to minimise disruption in place

3 July 2020

Need for Water Conservation Order to be reviewed following heavy rainfall

Review of need for Water Conservation Order

  • WCO commonly referred to as a hosepipe ban
  • Heavy rainfall has helped recover some water supplies
  • View our video for tips on how to conserve

1 July 2020

Improved drinking water supply for Letterkenny and surrounding areas

New water treatment plant benefiting over 25,000 customers

  • Construction of a new water treatment plant
  • Replacement of approx. 4.5 kilometres of water main
  • Upgrade of pumping stations

25 June 2020

Delight as Donegal countywide Watermain Rehabilitation Project is nearing completion

Replacement and rehabilitation of approx. 67 kilometres of old watermains

  • Works to reduce burst instances
  • Reduce amount of clean drinking water lost through leaks
  • Installation of new watermains across the county

9 June 2020

New wastewater treatment plant and community initiatives see return of Blue Flag to Bundoran

Coveted Blue Flag to be reinstated following investment works on new plant in Bundoran

  • EPA also confirmed improved ‘excellent’ water quality
  • Upgrade included construction of new storm water storage tank
  • and approximately 2.2km of new sewer network

6 June 2020

Works underway to restore water supply in parts of Inishowen following a watermain burst

We're working with Donegal County Council to restore supplies

  • Burnfoot; Bridgend; Cristlemore
  • Whin Hill; Drumhaggart; Newtown; Burt
  • It can take 2-3 hours for full supply to return once repairs complete

1 June 2020

Water Conservation Order ‘increasingly likely’ as demand for water soars and drought conditions prevail

Handwashing and hygiene remain critically important

  • Please choose handwashing over power washing
  • Domestic water usage increased by an average of 20%
  • Increase in commercial demand as businesses reopen

1 June 2020

People of Donegal urged to conserve water as demand continues to increase resulting in decreasing reservoir levels

Decreasing reservoir levels are giving major cause for concern

  • Please conserve in every way possible
  • Please report any leaks on the public water network
  • Households using an additional 24l of water per person per day

28 May 2020

Works to undertake essential maintenance in Kilcar

Disruptions to water supply in Kilcar today, Thursday 28 May

  • Areas affected: Cottages, Towney Road
  • Repairs expected to be completed by 5pm
  • Reminder to follow the HSE COVID-19 advice

28 May 2020

Works to repair burst water main in Lifford

Repair works to watermain in Lifford today, Thursday 28 May

  • Areas affected: Toberoneill, Dooras,
  • Springhill, Calhame and Ballindrait
  • Repairs expected to be completed by 2pm

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