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21 March 2019

Works to improve security of supply and reduce leakage get underway in Wesleyan Street, Rathmullan in Donegal

Part of national Leakage Reduction Programme

  • Works to be completed by May 2019
  • May involve some short-term water shut offs
  • Works will reduce bursts and outages on network

8 March 2019

Female engineers in Irish Water want to inspire girls and young women to choose a career in engineering this International Women’s Day

Highlighting the varied and exciting nature of a career in engineering

  • Irish Water committed to gender equality
  • 50% of our Senior Management Team is female
  • Info on all our events during Engineers Week 2019

7 March 2019

Ending the unacceptable practice of discharging untreated wastewater into Tawny Bay

Publishing Compulsory Purchase Order for lands required for sewerage scheme

  • Developing new wastewater treatment plant
  • Improve water quality for all
  • Seeking planning permission for scheme

5 February 2019

Owenteskna water supply removed from Donegal’s Remedial Action List

Removal follows €3.8m upgrade to water supply

  • Customers now have reliable source of water
  • Ongoing work in some areas
  • For more information visit our projects page

31 January 2019

€4 million investment to the Northwest Region to upgrade sewer network

Works will address the structural defects in the sewers

  • Upgrading sewer networks in towns and villages across Donegal
  • Non-dig technology being used to reduce impact to residents
  • Visit the Donegal countywide sewer upgrade project for more

25 January 2019

Improving the water supply and reducing high levels of leakage in Birdstown, Co Donegal

Works will take place on the R239 between Burnfoot to Muff

  • New water service connections
  • Removing existing lead service connections 
  • Works to be completed by early March 2019

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 

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