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7 July 2020

EPA Drinking Water Report highlights continuing high quality of public water supply

The EPA has recognised the continuing high quality of the public water supply

  • Over 99% of water samples were in compliance
  • 11 supplies removed from the Remedial Action List
  • 15,000 lead service connections replaced against target of 9,000

3 July 2020

Need for Water Conservation Order to be reviewed following heavy rainfall

Review of need for Water Conservation Order

  • WCO commonly referred to as a hosepipe ban
  • Heavy rainfall has helped recover some water supplies
  • View our video for tips on how to conserve

1 July 2020

Inis Mór and Inis Meain night time water restrictions lifted

Night time restrictions lifted following recent, heavy rainfall

  • Reserves are slowly rising on Inis Meain
  • Inis Oirr restrictions remain from 9pm-9am
  • Conserve water where possible

11 June 2020

Replacement of damaged water pipes recommences in Mervue

Replacement of damaged and old pipes which were leaking in Mervue area

  • Customers will benefit from more reliable supply
  • Project due to be completed by mid-July
  • Traffic management may be in place during works

1 June 2020

Water Conservation Order ‘increasingly likely’ as demand for water soars and drought conditions prevail

Handwashing and hygiene remain critically important

  • Please choose handwashing over power washing
  • Domestic water usage increased by an average of 20%
  • Increase in commercial demand as businesses reopen

29 May 2020

Night-time restrictions required to safeguard the water supply for customers in Ballinasloe and surrounding areas as river levels continue to drop

Nightly restrictions from 9pm until 9am

  • Please conserve water in every way possible
  • Drought conditions impacting reservoir levels
  • Supplies in Ahascragh, Gort, Dunmore and Ballinasloe at risk

29 May 2020

Kinvara Boil Water Notice lifted with immediate effect following essential repairs to equipment at treatment plant

Impacted areas included

  • Nogra, Moy, Dooras, Gortboy,
  • Caheravoneen, Cahernamadra, Tralick,
  • Crushooa and the west side of Ballinderreen village

28 May 2020

Aran Islands water reserves at very low levels

Property owners urged to turn off water to unused premises and check for leaks

  • Restrictions to commence on Inis Meain, Monday 1 June
  • Restiction time from 9pm to 9am daily
  • Inis Mór & Inis Oirr restrictions remain 5pm-10am daily

28 May 2020

People of Ballinasloe and surrounding areas urged to conserve water as river levels continue to drop

Customers urged to conserve water in every way possible

  • Areas affected: Ballinasloe, Laurencetown,
  • Eyrecourt and Kiltormer
  • Drought is increasingly reducing water levels

22 May 2020

Irish Water launches advice for businesses re-opening premises

Launch of new section to help ensure internal water and wastewater systems are made safe

  • Tips to bring systems and devices back into use
  • Issued listed relating to un-used water in buildings
  • Working to maintain a safe & reliable public water supply

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