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20 June 2018

Planning application submitted for Spiddal Wastewater Treatment plant

Project will end the discharge of untreated wastewater to Galway Bay

  • Improved water quality at Trá na mBan and Céibh na Spidéil
  • The new plant will facilitate future growth in the area
  • The project will provide for social and economic development


20 June 2018

Information evening about Carraroe Sewerage Scheme on 28 June

Information evening at An Crompán, Carraroe, Thursday 28 June from 5.30-7.30pm

  • End practice of discharging untreated wastewater into Casla Bay
  • New treatment plant will mean improved water quality
  • Cleaner water will enhance Carraroe’s amenity value

18 June 2018

Boil water notice issued on the Kilconnell Public Water Supply and Ballyboggan Group Water Scheme in Co. Galway

Notice issued due to elevated levels of turbidity in the raw water

  • Vulnerable customers will receive bottled water
  • Once boiled the water is safe to consume
  • A map of the scheme will be available as soon as possible

15 June 2018

Public information evening for Ahascragh Sewerage Scheme on Tuesday, 19 June

Plans will be presented at Katie Daly's Bar on Tuesday, 19 June from 5-7pm

  • Project will end the discharging of untreated wastewater into R. Bunowen
  • Benefits will include improved water quality for all
  • Cleaner water will enhance Ahascragh’s amenity value

13 June 2018

New modern water pipes in Carraroe will improve pressure and security of supply for residents and businesses

Part of national Leakage Reduction Programme

  • Works will take approximately 5 months to complete
  • First section of work will take place in Muckinagh
  • Works may involve some short-term water shut offs

13 June 2018

EPA recognises Irish Water’s progress in delivering safe clean drinking water to communities across the country in annual Drinking Water Report

Irish Water supplies drinking water for over 80% of the population

  • Investment of €2 billion to improve drinking water quality
  • In 2017 public water supplies were 99% compliant
  • Much more remains to be done

8 June 2018

Tír na Fhia/Leitir Mór residents and businesses asked to conserve water due to sharp increase in demand on water supply

Demand on the scheme has increased by 25 per cent in recent days

  • Usage remains very high
  • Please report any leaks on the public network
  • Please conserve water as much as possible

6 June 2018

Oughterard students learn about the story of water and safe disposal of treated wastewater

Event marked official opening of Oughterard Wastewater Treatment Plant

  • Students enjoyed a tour of the newly commissioned plant
  • Plant will improve water quality in Owenriff River and Lough Corrib
  • Students published water-themed newspaper entitled The Irish Tides

31 May 2018

Water supply restrictions commencing on Inis Oírr after the Bank Holiday due to low reservoir level

Water tankering to Inis Oirr has commenced

  • Night time restrictions each night from 5 June
  • Please conserve water where possible
  • Report any leaks on the public network


30 May 2018

Ballinasloe residents and businesses asked to conserve water due to sharp increase in demand on water supply

Demand on the scheme has increased by over 40 per cent in recent days

  • Please conserve water where possible
  • Report a leak
  • Tips to help you conserve water

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