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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

11 October 2019

Staff and students carry out beach clean at the Claddagh in Galway

Beach clean as way to prevent the thousands of sanitary good being flushed daily

  • Beach in Claddagh cleaned
  • Threat to wildlife
  • 'Think Before You Flush'

30 September 2019

Reducing carbon emissions in Luimnagh WTP by 84 tonnes per year, equivalent of taking 44 cars off our roads

Luimnagh Treatment Plant to significanlty reduce carbon emissions

  • €61,000 investment to save €20,000 per year
  • Upgraded heating systems to improve functionality
  • Plant supplies over 40,000 people with water

 

23 September 2019

Drilling for new borehole may lead to water supply disruptions for customers in Kilkerrin and Moylough

Providing a secure and safe drinking water supply for Kilkerrin and Moylough areas

  • Drilling of a new borehole will commence on Tuesday
  • Water restrictions in place from Tuesday
  • Water supply may be restricted in certain areas

17 September 2019

Public input sought on site selection for Regional Sludge Hub Centres

Consultation opens on 24 September and closes on 22 October 2019

  • Inviting feedback from public and interested stakeholders
  • 3 regional sludge hub centres
  • Based on environmental, planning, economic & technical factors

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