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19 November 2018

When Nature Calls - highlighting the benefits of nature based solutions to wastewater treatment today on World Toilet Day

Integrated Constructed Wetlands

  • Looks and functions as a natural wetland
  • Environmentally-friendly and rich in biodiversity
  • Home to many species of flora and fauna

14 November 2018

Contract awarded for upgrade to Stillorgan reservoir

Upgrade will have the capacity to support future growth to 2031

  • Project is expected to be completed in 2022
  • Removal from the EPA’s Remedial Action List
  • Investment of €80 million in the new covered reservoir 

12 November 2018

New €15.3 million investment in sludge treatment process at Ballymore Eustace Water Treatment Plant

New sludge treatment process at Ballymore Eustace Water Treatment Plant (WTP), which  people across  has been completed.

  • Supplies drinking water to over 1 million people
  • Treatment capacity of up to 318,000 cubic metres of water per day
  • Completes the expansion of Ireland's largest water treatment plant

8 November 2018

Irish school children saved 389 million litres of water last year as part of the Green-Schools water theme sponsored by Irish Water

Sponsoring An Taisce's Green-Schools water theme for sixth year running

  • Supporting water conservation and efficiency 
  • Over 2,300 schools awarded water flag
  • Student Ambassador Programme

31 October 2018

Drinking water supply for 37,000 Dublin customers is removed from the EPA’s Remedial Action List

The project represents our €10.5 million investment

  • Construction of a new covered treated water reservoir 
  • An upgrade has been made to the disinfection process
  • Significant investment in the Vartry Water Supply Scheme

23 October 2018

Impact of investment in wastewater treatment being felt in communities across the country

Investment in wastewater treatment in communities across the country

  • Wastewater treatment plants upgraded or built in 55 locations
  • EPA’s Urban Wastewater Treatment Report highlights progress 
  • No untreated wastewater discharge by 2021

18 October 2018

Irish Water and Clean Coasts launch Think Before You Flush campaign following an estimated 4,600 sewer blockages this year

Sewer blockages are caused by inappropriate items being flushed down toilets

  • Investing in our wastewater network
  • Remember to only flush the 3 Ps
  • The Think Before You Flush Communities

25 September 2018

Remaining Water Conservation Orders lifted as levels return to normal

Order lifted in Southern, Eastern and Midlands regions

  • Excellent conservation efforts made by homes and businesses 
  • Probability of an outage is now very low
  • Please continue to conserve water 

20 September 2018

Power outage impacting water supply to customers in Garristown, Ballymadun and surrounding areas

Power outage which occurred as a result of Storm Ali

  • ESB is prioritizing restoring power
  • Customers are advised to boil water
  • Please continue to conserve water

14 September 2018

Major project is underway to secure drinking water supply for Dublin with the Leixlip to Saggart Water Main Project

Ensure a more secure and resilient water supply for customers

  • €35 million investment in Lexlip to Saggart Water Main Project
  • Project will construct an interconnecting pipeline and pumping station
  • Short term impacts while construction is underway

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