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20 December 2019

Boil Water Notice lifted for all customers on the Whitegate Regional Water Supply with immediate effect

Water being supplied to the area is safe to drink

  • Detailed examination of each stage of the treatment process
  • Improved monitoring and controls
  • We are continuing to carry out improvement works at the plant

16 December 2019

Public urged not to let their festive cooking become a pain in the drain this Christmas

Survey reveals that 58% of the public pour fats, oils and greases down the kitchen sink

  • Almost 8,000 reported sewer blockages cleared this year
  • Survey revealed sink often treated as a bin
  • Play your part by thinking before pouring this Christmas

16 December 2019

Commencement of Gweedore Sewerage Scheme celebrated with ‘Most Innovative Use of Technology’ award

Gweedore Sewerage Scheme wins award at the 2019 National Procurement Awards

  • Award recognises impressive and transformative procurement projects
  • New sewerage system being delivered for Gweedore
  • Sewerage scheme will improve water quality in Gweedore Bay

9 December 2019

Works continue in Falcarragh to provide a more reliable water supply

Planned water outage Tuesday, 10 December to facilitate new water main connection

  • Outage Tuesday 10 December from 10am-5pm
  • 2-3 hour restoration time
  • Visit our Water Supply Updates page for regular updates

4 December 2019

Over 3000 people in Creeslough Co Donegal now have safe drinking water

Good news following removal of Creeslough water supply from Remedial Action List

  • Creeslough Water Supply given thumbs up by EPA
  • Donegal schemes on RAL down from 11 to 4 since 2015
  • Works continuing on remaining water supplies

3 December 2019

The Story of Water, a new documentary exploring the development and current state of Ireland’s public water network

The Story of Water, Sunday 8 December at 7pm on Virgin Media Two

  • Understand the role that water plays in your daily life
  • Learn more about your water and where it comes from
  • Hear individual personal stories from all over Ireland

21 November 2019

Greencastle water upgrade complete ensuring better quality water supply for local businesses and residents

Completion of vital upgrade to the Greencastle public water supply

  • Almost €6 million investment for better quality water
  • Included laying of over 10km of new water main
  • Needed to safeguard water supply

19 November 2019

Think Before You Flush on World Toilet Day

Irish Water, Clean Coasts and the NCAD unveil an installation of 4 toilets with a difference

  • Part of a 'Design for Debate' project
  • Installation of four toilets displayed in Heuston and Connolly stations
  • World Toilet Day is celebrated annually on 19 November

7 November 2019

The science protecting Donegal’s water supplies from nasty bugs and parasites

Look into the role of a compliance analyst in Irish Water and how Irish Water works with HSE

  • Role involves working with local authorities, HSE and EPA
  • Treatment essential for safe drinking water
  • Issues with water sample results - process explained

6 November 2019

Gortahork water main replacement works progressing to ensure improved water supply for local residents and businesses

Section of Ardsbeg Water Treatment Plant Road closed on11 November

  • Part of national Leakage Reduction Programme
  • Works will ensure a more reliable water supply
  • May involve some short-term water shut offs

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