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2 August 2019

Working to restore water supply in Athenry and surrounding areas following pipe burst

Carrying out emergency repairs to burst water pipe

  • Approximately 3,000 customers are affected
  • Crews currently on the ground
  • Expected to be completed by 9pm tonight

2 August 2019

Potential odour while essential maintenance is carried out at Murrough Pumping Station

Works will take place in coming weeks

  • Works will start on Tuesday, August 6
  • Will take approximately three to four hours
  • High possibility of intermittent odours during works

17 July 2019

Water conservation campaign launched to encourage the public to use only what they need

52% of the public acknowledge that they waste water

  • We all have to play a part in conserving water
  • Small measures can have a big impact
  • Safe, clean, treated water is not in unlimited supply

8 July 2019

Wastewater treatment plant in Athenry upgraded to protect public health and the local environment

Upgraded plant was officially opened by Minister Murphy

  • Protect public health and local environment
  • Enable future economic growth
  • Facilitate future population growth

21 June 2019

Works start on Tuam Rd, Galway to provide a more reliable water supply for local water users

Works are in partnership with Galway City and County Councils

  • 2.6km of problematic water mains to be replaced
  • Works take place form June to August
  • Works designed to minimise impact locally

14 June 2019

Upgrades to Galway City’s Victorian sewer network to address odour and blockage issues

Upgrade works to one of the oldest sewers in the country

  • Part of Sewer Rehabilitation Project
  • Involves installation of new lining inside existing sewer
  • Replacing sections of collapsed sewer along Middle Street

13 June 2019

Community in Clifden have a safe, secure supply of water following works

Follows the replacement of two sections of old cast iron water mains

  • 350 meters of water mains replaced
  • Part of Leakage Reduction Programme
  • Bridge Street section untouched since 1937

13 June 2019

Pesticide exceedances on the rise in some counties

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

6 June 2019

Over 8,500 people in Ballinasloe now have safe, reliable drinking water

News follows the latest RAL publication

  • Number of Galway schemes on RAL is now zero
  • RAL identifies water supplies that are ‘at risk’
  • Ballinasloe supply given the thumbs up

1 June 2019

Water supply being restored in Galway City West following fix of burst pipe

Burst water main has been repaired

  • Approximately 300 properties have been affected
  • Crews were on the ground since this morning
  • Full service may take time to return as network refills

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