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Do Not Consume Notice remains in place for all customers supplied by the Kiltegan Water Supply Scheme

The Do Not Consume Notice remains in place for all customers supplied by the Kiltegan Water Supply Scheme due to elevated levels of nitrate in the water supply. It is especially important that mains drinking water is not given to bottle fed infants.

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1 May 2018

Upgrade to Blanchardstown sewer network and surrounding areas has commenced to protect the network against failure and sewer flooding

Over 46km of the sewer network is being cleaned and surveyed for defects

  • 82 repairs completed to date in Castleknock area
  • Protecting the drain from Fats, Oils and Grease
  • Think Before You Flush

24 April 2018

Report published on latest consultation on Water Supply Project, Eastern and Midlands Region

Report contains summary of feedback received

  • Abstraction of water from lower River Shannon at Parteen Basin
  • Water piped 170km to reservoir at Peamount in Dublin
  • 1,000 stakeholders participated in consultation

18 April 2018

140 year old water main replaced on Monkstown Road securing the water supply for community

Vital project helped secure water supply for community

  • Replacement of ancient water main prone to frequent bursts
  • Renewed supply pipes to houses
  • Upgraded old fire hydrants and sluice valves

 

18 April 2018

Students from Donabate Community School join Irish Water at Ringsend Wastewater Treatment Plant

Part of Engineers Ireland initiative

  • Enabling students to explore the world of engineering
  • Demonstrating how critical water is for human health
  • Ringsend WwTP services over 40% of national population

29 March 2018

Rush Wastewater Collection Network Project completed, stopping the discharge of 8,300 wheelie bins of raw sewage per day into the sea

Project will benefit over 9,000 residents, tourists and the environment in Rush by:

  • Improving the bathing water, beaches and marine life
  • Eliminating the discharge of raw sewage into the sea at Rush
  • Eliminating raw sewage surcharging along Skerries Road

27 March 2018

Irish Water takes part in Donabate Portrane Clean Coasts Beach Clean

Event included fun and educational workshops with speakers from

  • Clean Coasts
  • DIT Microplastics Awareness Programme
  • Voice Ireland

12 March 2018

Irish Water Securing the Water Supply for customers in South Dublin

Supply is not meeting current water demand in the Greater Dublin Area

  • Irish Water managing network to secure supply 
  • Low-impact pressure reductions continue in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown
  • Water hardness information

6 March 2018

Irish Water and 6 Local Authorities update on Greater Dublin Region water supply restrictions

Aftermath of Storm Emma has significant impact on water network

  • Irish Water and the six Greater Dublin Region Local Authorities had to act to protect homes and businesses in Dublin and avoid widespread outages
  • Demand for drinking water outstripped the supply
  • Pressure management will apply 8pm tonight to 6am

6 March 2018

Water supply gradually returning to all of Dublin and surrounding areas

Following extreme weather conditions and increased demand, customers are asked to conserve water to help secure drinking water for local communities

  • Irish Water and Dublin Local Authorities apologise to customers
  • Customers asked to conserve water at this critical time
  • Please report leaks on public property to 1850 278 278

5 March 2018

Water pressure will be reduced in Dublin for 12 hour period in a bid to avoid widespread outages

Reduction in water pressure in Dublin for 12 hour period required

  • 10% increase in demand from Friday to Sunday
  • Reduced water pressure in parts of Wicklow, Kildare and Meath
  • Essential services will be prioritised

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