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16 May 2019

Plans to upgrade problematic Falcarragh water pipe

Plans announced at meeting with local councillors this morning

  • Committed to delivering water improvement works
  • Two sections of water mains planned for improvement
  • Plan to commence construction in Autumn this year

14 May 2019

Donegal Oireachtas members updated about plans to improve the coastal waters around Moville

Plans to develop much-needed wastewater infrastructure

  • Untreated wastewater discharged at five locations
  • Decommissioning of 15 temporary treatment plants
  • Treatment plant will dramatically improve water quality

13 May 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

3 May 2019

Replacing damaged water pipes in Letterkenny and Ballybofey

These pipes are prone to frequent bursts

  • Replacing over 2.3km's of old pipes
  • Part of national Leakage Reduction Programme
  • Possible short-term water shut offs

29 April 2019

Water supply in Bundoran is restored following pipe burst

Repairs completed at approximately 12.30pm today

  • Second burst in a number of days
  • Donegal Countywide Water Main Rehabilitation Project
  • Replacing 1.4kms of water main due to burst

26 April 2019

Repairs to water main in Falcarragh - Gortahork to be complete this afternoon

Water supply is expected to be restored early this afternoon

  • We have identified mains with repeated burst history
  • Existing pipework is asbestos concrete
  • Part of our Leakage Reduction Programme

26 April 2019

Creating a more reliable water supply in Marble Hill

Replacing 370 metres of ageing water mains

  • Works will secure supply of water
  • Due to commence on 7 May 
  • Part of national Leakage Reduction Programme

15 April 2019

Update on water supply for Falcarragh and Gortahork

Reviewing and managing the worst performing water mains for replacement

  • Identified mains prone to bursting in the area
  • Part of Leakage Reduction Programme
  • Committed to continued communication

12 April 2019

Plan in place to help maintain water supply in Rossnowlagh during Easter period

Increased demand for water during the Easter bank holiday weekend 

  • Night time water restrictions required
  • Each night from 11pm to 7am from April 15 
  • Tankers will help maintain reservoir levels

11 April 2019

Works to improve water supply get underway in Dunwiley, Stranorlar County Donegal

Replacing over 1.2km of ageing water mains in Dunwiley, Stranorlar

  • Works due to commence 15 April 2019
  • Works will take place along Dunwiley Road
  • Traffic management may be in place

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