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12 December 2018

Irish Water commits to a new strategic energy initiative in partnership with SEAI

Committed to improving energy efficiency and reducing our carbon emissions 

  • Make energying efficiency an integral part of our BAU
  • Energy efficient design for all projects
  • Leveraging SEAI’s proven methodologies and expertise 

11 December 2018

Clean Coasts and Irish Water launch their Think Before You Pour Christmas campaign

Do not pour fats, oils and greases (FOGs) down the drain

  • More than 6,000 sewer blockages this year
  • Allow FOGs to cool and throw them in the bin
  • Get your free Gunkpot

28 November 2018

Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO) for Wastewater Treatment Plant Site Carraroe to be published

Health, integrity of the environment and improved water quality for all in Carraroe

  • New pipes, pumping station and wastewater treatment plant
  • Ensuring water quality standards will be achieved
  • Further works planned for Spiddal, Roundstone and more

23 November 2018

€10 million investment in Water Infrastructure brings lasting benefits to the Communities of Williamstown, Ballinlough, Cloonfad and Granlahan

This project has provided a long term solution for 5,000 consumers

  • Communities have been removed from the Remedial Action List
  • Project underpins the importance of a one utility approach
  • Ensuring a reliable supply of high quality drinking water

19 November 2018

When Nature Calls - highlighting the benefits of nature based solutions to wastewater treatment today on World Toilet Day

Integrated Constructed Wetlands

  • Looks and functions as a natural wetland
  • Environmentally-friendly and rich in biodiversity
  • Home to many species of flora and fauna

16 November 2018

Boil Water Notice lifted with immediate effect for Barrack Street, Loughrea town

All customers can now resume normal use of the water

  • Working in partnership with Galway County Council
  • All water from the Loughrea Supply is fully compliant
  • Customer care line 1850 278 278

9 November 2018

Boil Water Notice issued for homes and businesses on both sides of Barrack Street in Loughrea town

Boil Water Notice issued for both sides of Barrack Street in Loughrea town

  • Detection of E. coli in the water supply
  • Water compliance experts are working to resolve
  • Boil all water until further notice

8 November 2018

Irish school children saved 389 million litres of water last year as part of the Green-Schools water theme sponsored by Irish Water

Sponsoring An Taisce's Green-Schools water theme for sixth year running

  • Supporting water conservation and efficiency 
  • Over 2,300 schools awarded water flag
  • Student Ambassador Programme

23 October 2018

Impact of Galway wastewater treatment investment being felt in the community

New wastewater treatment plants are built and more are being upgraded

  • No untreated wastewater discharge by 2021
  • €215 million investment in wastewater treatment
  • Operating wastewater treatment plants to the highest standard 

23 October 2018

Impact of investment in wastewater treatment being felt in communities across the country

Investment in wastewater treatment in communities across the country

  • Wastewater treatment plants upgraded or built in 55 locations
  • EPA’s Urban Wastewater Treatment Report highlights progress 
  • No untreated wastewater discharge by 2021

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