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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

24 October 2018

Demonstration project for new Gweedore sewerage system to be finalised in the coming months

Provision of a sewerage scheme for the residents and businesses of Gweedore

  • In partnership with Donegal County Council
  • Over 40 homes have signed up to the project
  • All properties and sites to be connected to the scheme

23 October 2018

Impact of investment in wastewater treatment being felt in communities across the country

Investment in wastewater treatment in communities across the country

  • Wastewater treatment plants upgraded or built in 55 locations
  • EPA’s Urban Wastewater Treatment Report highlights progress 
  • No untreated wastewater discharge by 2021

18 October 2018

Replacement of ageing water mains in Ballybegley, Newtowncunningham to improve supply and reduce leakage

Replacement of 1.5 kilometres of problematic water mains

  • Ensuring a clean, safe and reliable water supply
  • May involve some short-term water shut offs
  • National Leakage Reduction Programme

18 October 2018

Irish Water and Clean Coasts launch Think Before You Flush campaign following an estimated 4,600 sewer blockages this year

Sewer blockages are caused by inappropriate items being flushed down toilets

  • Investing in our wastewater network
  • Remember to only flush the 3 Ps
  • The Think Before You Flush Communities

15 October 2018

Water restored to South Inishowen homes following repairs to burst water pipe over the weekend

Major burst in Buncrana area at midnight on Friday

  • Crews worked hard to fix pipe as quickly as possible
  • Repairs completed at approx. 4.30pm on Saturday
  • We apologise to customers for any inconvenience

13 October 2018

Water restored to Buncrana area

Repair to burst trunk main is now complete

  • Areas affected include all of South Inishowen
  • Crews on the ground since early this morning
  • May take longer for water to reach higher areas

13 October 2018

Irish Water working to restore water supply in Buncrana following pipe burst

Areas affected include all of South Inishowen

  • Crews on the ground since early this morning
  • Repairs are progressing well
  • Repairs expected to be completed by this evening

10 October 2018

Irish Water and ESB join together for the Ballyshannon Carnival on Clean Energy and Water Conservation theme

Workshops at Cathleen Falls hydroelectric plant in Ballyshannon

  • Interactive presentation on the story of water 
  • Fostering the study of STEM subjects
  • Green Schools Water Award

8 October 2018

Irish Water staff join the Clean Coasts Big Beach Clean for a third year

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

  • More than 15 people took part in the big beach clean-up
  • Working to improve the quality of Ireland’s bathing waters
  • Think Before You Flush campaign

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