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22 January 2021

Irish Water extends public consultation of the first National Water Resources Plan (NWRP) until 1 March 2021

To safeguard public health, facilitate growth and meet the challenges of climate change over the next 25 years

  • The NWRP will provide a country-wide analysis
  • Calculate the demand for now and into the future
  • A twelve-week public consultation will seek feedback

18 January 2021

Repairs to major burst water main underway on Letteragh Road

Customers in Salthill, Lower Salthill, Dominick Street and surrounding areas in Galway City are affected

  • Repairs are expected to finish at 7pm
  • Works are taking place in line with Covid-19 Level 5 protocols
  • Updates will be available on wtr.ie/SupplyInfo

11 January 2021

Aille an Phreacháin residents set to enjoy more reliable water supply following essential mains replacement works

Approximately 1.5 kilometres of old watermains in Aille an Phreacháin, Spiddal will be replaced

  • Works are due to commence in mid-January
  • Works may involve some short-term water shut-offs
  • Traffic management measures will be in place

8 January 2021

Essential water treatment plant works in Tír an Fhía may cause outages for customers over coming days

We are working on resolving the issues with the treatment process 

  • There will be short term outages over the coming days
  • Updates will be available on wtr.ie/SupplyInfo
  • Works will be carried out in accordance with Level 5 Covid-19 restrictions

1 January 2021

Major burst water main affecting customers in Barna and Moycullen has been repaired

Customers in Barna, Moycullen, Knocknacarra will experience low water pressure and water outages on Friday 1 January

  • Repairs to restore supply following a burst watermain are now complete
  • Water supply may take 1-2 hours to return as water refills the network
  • Some customers may experience airlocks in their internal plumbing

18 December 2020

Ahascragh customers enjoying more reliable water supply following mains replacement works

850 metres of problematic, old watermains in Ahascragh have been repaired.

  • Works were completed on the L74151
  • Works are part of our Leakage Reduction Programme
  • Customers can now enjoy an improved water supply with less disruption

8 December 2020

Works underway to restore water supply to customers in Kilconly and areas surrounding Headford town following a burst water main

Working with Galway County council on urgent repairs

  • Low water pressure and/or outages may occur until 5pm on Wednesday, December 9
  • R333 Tuam-Headford Road closed at Caltra Cross until 5pm on Wednesday, December 9
  • Can take 2-3 hours for normal water supply to return to all once repairs completed

4 December 2020

Works underway to restore water supply in Kilconly and areas surrounding Headford town

Crews are working to repair the burst watermain as quickly and as safely as possible

  • Low water pressure and/or outages until 5pm Saturday as repairs underway
  • Road from Carheens to Caltra Cross closed from 8am to 5pm Saturday
  • It may take 2-3 hours for normal water supply to return to all

16 November 2020

Ahascragh customers set to enjoy more reliable water supply following Irish Water mains replacement works

In partnership with Galway County Council, we are replacing approximately 850 metres of problematic, old watermains in Ahascragh. 

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

16 November 2020

Irish Water’s commitment to Galway ensuring the county has resilient water infrastructure in place to help attract tourists and ongoing investment into the future

Galway is well placed to emerge from restrictions strong with resilient infrastructure in place to aid economic, social and population growth into the future.

  • Over 100 million litres of water is being treated each day
  • Mains rehabilitation programme in Galway City is almost complete 
  • Almost 20 million litres of water is being saved each day

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