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17 July 2019

Water conservation campaign launched to encourage the public to use only what they need

52% of the public acknowledge that they waste water

  • We all have to play a part in conserving water
  • Small measures can have a big impact
  • Safe, clean, treated water is not in unlimited supply

8 July 2019

Donegal communities in Tamnawood, Lifford to benefit from water pipe replacement works

Works will commence in early July

  • Expected to be completed by late September
  • Involve replacing over 3kms of water mains
  • Part of Leakage Reduction Programme

4 July 2019

Delivery of first class water services for Donegal customers

Operated by Donegal County Council on behalf of Irish Water

  • 56 new vehicles over next three months
  • Efficient and reliable service to our customers
  • Quality, fit-for-purpose water and wastewater services

3 July 2019

Two-way traffic will be reinstated on Pearse Road in Letterkenny to facilitate bank holiday traffic

Facilitating the Northern Ireland bank holiday from July 11-15

  • €50 million investment in upgrade works
  • Reduced sewer flooding in the town
  • A consistent and secure supply of water

28 June 2019

Major upgrades to water network in Ballybofey, Crossroads and Killygordon areas to improve water supply and protect the local environment

Essential replacement and rehabilitation works

  • Number of areas may experience interruptions
  • Project will ensure a more reliable supply of water
  • Safeguarding our water for our future

26 June 2019

Sewerage network and plant upgrade in Gweedore to protect the environment

The upgrade of the plant will reduce the level of untreated wastewater discharge

  • New network will see to a reduction on the reliance of septic tanks
  • Extra capacity to support development in Gweedore
  • Ensure compliance with the Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive

25 June 2019

EU invests €35m to improve water quality in Carlingford Lough and Lough Foyle

The Shared Waters Enhancement & Loughs Legacy (SWELL) project

  • Construction of new wastewater treatment work
  • 4 year project led by Northern Ireland Water in partnership with Irish Water
  • €35m strategic EU-funded project 

17 June 2019

Plans to improve coastal waters around Moville

Developing much-needed wastewater infrastructure in Moville

  • Wastewater currently being discharged at five locations
  • New wastewater treatment plant and collection system needed
  • New scheme will improve water quality

14 June 2019

Letterkenny councillors briefed on traffic management measures

Traffic management to be undertaken during essential sewer upgrade

  • Outlining some traffic management plans
  • Re-establishing left hand turn at Paddy Harte Road
  • Fourth briefing session about this project

13 June 2019

Pesticide exceedances on the rise in some counties

Farmers and other users urged to use best practice when spraying

  • Improper use means pesticides can end up in drinking water
  • Regulations for pesticides are very stringent
  • Basic steps for reducing pesticide risks

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