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6 June 2019

Bathing Water Notices in place at Dollymount, Merrion and Sandymount Beaches

Stormwater overflow at Ringsend wastewater treatment plant

  • Overflow operated in compliance with regulations
  • It was fully screened and settled
  • Bathing water notices displayed at the beaches

31 May 2019

Works to commence in June to safeguard the water supply in Howth

Safeguarding supply for over 20,000 residents

  • Constructing a new 6km water main
  • Scheduled to commence on June 20
  • Traffic management will be in place

26 April 2019

Permission granted to upgrade Ringsend Wastewater Treatment Plant

Ringsend Wastewater Treatment Plant treats approximately 40% of Ireland’s public wastewater.

  • Plant is operating over capacity
  • Not in compliance with the EU’s Urban Wastewater Treatment Directive
  • Upgrade will improve the water quality in the Lower Liffey Estuary

18 April 2019

Public information evening about upcoming works in Howth

Works will safeguard supply for over 20,000 residents and businesses in the area

  • Information evening Tuesday, April 30 
  • Constructing a new 6km water main
  • Works scheduled to commence on May 13

5 April 2019

Students learn about world of water at tour of Ballymore Eustace Water Treatment Plant

Students are taken on tour of largest water treatment plant in Ireland

  • Students from Collinstown Park Community College
  • Tour marks an upgrade of the facility
  • Students learned about complex water treatment process

26 March 2019

Essential works to repair Victorian Sewer on Clarendon Street

Provision of essential wastewater infrastructure serving City Centre

  • Rectify blockages and structural defects
  • Works commenced 25 March
  • Works during evenings and overnight

26 March 2019

Boil Water Notice lifted for Glencullen Public Water Supply

Notice lifted following satisfactory water quality results

  • Cleaning and disinfection works carried out
  • Glencullen now supplied from Ballymore Eustace
  • We apologise for inconvenience caused 

21 March 2019

Works to improve the security of water in Balbriggan

New 6km water main from Jordanstown Reservoir to Kilsough Reservoir 

  • Works will commence 25 March
  • Ensure capability to meet future demands
  • Possible short-term water shut offs

20 March 2019

Irish Water welcomes oral hearing for Greater Dublin Drainage Project

New wastewater treatment facility to serve growing population of Dublin

  • Wastewater to double in next 30 years
  • Oral hearing to allow further discussion and examination
  • Infrastructure to be operational from 2026

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

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