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9 September 2020

Emergency repairs underway to fix burst water main affecting parts of Donegal Town water supply

Leghawny, Cullionboy, Donegal Town and surrounding areas are affected 

  • Water supply has been impacted as a result of a major burst 
  • Issue between River Eske Water Treatment Plant and Drumrath Reservoir
  • Burst repair will be complete as soon as possible

26 August 2020

Plans progressing to upgrade wastewater infrastructure in Buncrana and Ballybofey-Stranorlar

Planning proposals to include upgrades to sewer network & pumping stations

  • Upgrades will address capacity deficiencies and
  • reduce the risk of sewer flooding and storm overflows
  • The completed project will allow for social & economic growth

24 August 2020

Works to reduce leaks and improve water quality in Ballindrait to commence

Works in Ballindrait part of our Leakage Reduction Programme

  • Works involve replacement of problematic water mains
  • Laying of new water service connections
  • Works expected to be completed by October 2020

20 August 2020

Pesticide exceedances continue to be detected in drinking supplies around Ireland

Detection of pesticides may be as a result of specific spraying activities

  • MCPA is a main pesticide being detected
  • Users reminded to use best practice when spraying
  • Basic steps for reducing pesticide risks

15 August 2020

Customers across Donegal asked to conserve water as demand rises

Warm weather and an increase in the number of visitors has increased demand on the water network

  • The situation is under continuous review 
  • Working to ensure there is water available for all
  • Everyone is asked to take steps to conserve water

7 August 2020

Works to reduce leaks and improve water quality in Ballintra successfully completed

Watermain replacement works part of National Leakage Reduction Programme

  • Replacement of approx. 300m of water mains
  • Laying new water service connections
  • We are committed to safeguarding supply in Ballintra

9 July 2020

Planning Application for Ramelton, Milford and Rathmullan Sewerage Scheme to be lodged

Works to end unacceptable practice of discharging untreated wastewater

  • New stations and plants to support future growth
  • Project to improve water quality
  • Urge public to support planning application

8 July 2020

Water Conservation Order lifted following heavy rainfall and recovery of sources

Lifting of Water Conservation Order better known as the hosepipe ban

  • Lifted following heavy rainfall & recovery of resources
  • Continuing to monitor affected water sources
  • View our video for tips on how to conserve

7 July 2020

EPA Drinking Water Report highlights continuing high quality of public water supply

The EPA has recognised the continuing high quality of the public water supply

  • Over 99% of water samples were in compliance
  • 11 supplies removed from the Remedial Action List
  • 15,000 lead service connections replaced against target of 9,000

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

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