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9 April 2021

Works progress to improve Spiddal supply

Works will improve water supply to homes and businesses in the village 

  • A water outage is scheduled to take place until 2pm today
  • It may take 2-3 hours for supply to return once works finish
  • Works are taking place in line with Covid-19 protocols

1 April 2021

Upgrades to improve water supply and reduce leakage in Galway City

Approximately 120 metres of old watermains to be replaced on the Old Dublin Road 

  • Works are now due to be completed by the end of April 
  • Night time working between 6pm and 12am will be required 
  • Traffic management measures will be in place

26 March 2021

Teeranea/Lettermore Boil Water Notice lifted with immediate effect

Due to ongoing operational and mechanical issues at the water treatment plant

  • Notice also applies to the Lettercallow Group Water Scheme
  • Water remains suitable for handwashing
  • Once tap water is boiled and cooled it will be safe for consumption

24 March 2021

Replacement of ageing water mains underway in Galway City

Approximately 120 metres of water mains will be replaced on the Old Dublin Road 

  • Night time working between 6pm and 12am will be required 
  • Works may result in some short-term water shut-offs
  • Traffic management measures will be in place

15 March 2021

Works underway to restore water supply to Monivea Road customers

Approximately 800 properties in the Briarhill and Doughiska areas are affected

  • Repairs are set to continue until 4pm this afternoon
  • Traffic management measures are in place
  • It may take 2-3 hours for supply to return once works finish

10 March 2021

CRU announces new date of 1 October 2021 for implementation of new water tariff framework

A new non-domestic tariff framework for Irish Water’s business customers 

  • The changes were deferred due to Covid-19
  • The new date provide certainty for businesses
  • New framework was due to go-live on 1 May

3 March 2021

Replacement of ageing water mains to start in Monivea

Works will provide a more reliable water supply for customers in the area

  • Works are due to commence this week 
  • Works may result in some short-term water shut-offs
  • Traffic management measures will be in place

12 February 2021

Essential repairs at Letterfrack Water Treatment Plant may cause disruptions for customers

Issues at the treatment plant have been caused by heavy snow and adverse weather

  • Water has been diverted into the area from the Tully Water Treatment Plant 
  • Customers may experience lower pressure and outages while we carry out works
  • Works are taking place in line with Covid-19 Level 5 protocols

3 February 2021

Advice for winterproofing your business premises if unoccupied during Covid-19 restrictions

Business owners can help avoid these issues, expensive repairs and a disrupted water supply, by taking a few preventative measures.

  • It is important to continue the regular maintenance of your buildings
  • Turn off your water while the premises are vacant
  • Drain down the system to ensure that there is no risk of damage from burst pipes 

1 February 2021

Clean Coasts and Irish Water want you to Break Up With Plastic and Think Before You Flush

Clean Coasts are raising awareness about the impact of plastic pollution on our planet and marine life

  • Clean Coasts want to hear your stories on ditching plastic products
  • Ireland is the number one plastic waste producer in the EU
  • Ireland also has the fourth lowest recycling rate

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