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15 January 2020

Boil Water Notice issued for Teeranea/Lettermore Public Water Supply

Boil Water Notice issued for Teeranea/Lettermore Public Water Supply

  • Notice due to operational and mechanical issues
  • BWN to protect 911 customers on the supply
  • Customers advised to boil water until further notice

20 December 2019

Boil Water Notice lifted for all customers on the Whitegate Regional Water Supply with immediate effect

Water being supplied to the area is safe to drink

  • Detailed examination of each stage of the treatment process
  • Improved monitoring and controls
  • We are continuing to carry out improvement works at the plant

19 December 2019

Roundstone residents to benefit from new wastewater treatment plant

Plans progressing for new wastewater treatment plant in Roundstone

  • To end discharge of 645 wheelie bins of raw sewage
  • New plant to serve approx. 1,000 people
  • Part of our investment plan

16 December 2019

Public urged not to let their festive cooking become a pain in the drain this Christmas

Survey reveals that 58% of the public pour fats, oils and greases down the kitchen sink

  • Almost 8,000 reported sewer blockages cleared this year
  • Survey revealed sink often treated as a bin
  • Play your part by thinking before pouring this Christmas

3 December 2019

The Story of Water, a new documentary exploring the development and current state of Ireland’s public water network

The Story of Water, Sunday 8 December at 7pm on Virgin Media Two

  • Understand the role that water plays in your daily life
  • Learn more about your water and where it comes from
  • Hear individual personal stories from all over Ireland

28 November 2019

Do Not Use notice lifted on the water supply for section of Kilkerrin Industrial Estate

Do Not Use notice lifted for all customers in the Kilkerrin Park Industrial Estate section

  • Do Not Use notice lifted following consultation with HSE
  • Cause - accidental break of sewer and watermain
  • Notice was in place as a precaution

19 November 2019

Think Before You Flush on World Toilet Day

Irish Water, Clean Coasts and the NCAD unveil an installation of 4 toilets with a difference

  • Part of a 'Design for Debate' project
  • Installation of four toilets displayed in Heuston and Connolly stations
  • World Toilet Day is celebrated annually on 19 November

25 October 2019

Staff visit Coldwood National School to highlight the importance of water as work continues on new local pipeline

Staff highlight current projects and show pupils how water is treated

  • Interactive workshop with pupils
  • Highlight of projects in the local area
  • New water main to bring water to 6,000 people

14 October 2019

Boil Water Notice lifted for Kilconnell Public Water Supply

Mains have been flushed and water is safe to drink

  • Notice affected approx 246 people
  • Notice was in place since 18 June 2018
  • Safeguarding the water supply for the future

14 October 2019

Pesticides detected in drinking water supplies across Ireland

Farmers and other users urged to use best practice when spraying

  • Improper use means pesticides can end up in drinking water
  • Regulations for pesticides are very stringent
  • Basic steps for reducing pesticide risks

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