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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

1 June 2019

Working to restore water supply in Roscam area of Galway City following pipe burst

Approximately 300 properties have been affected

  • Crews are on the ground and repair work is underway
  • Normal water supply will resume later this evening
  • Full service may take time to return as network refills

24 May 2019

5.5km of water mains complete across Galway as part of leak repair works

New water mains upgrade in Kinvara due to start 

  • Kinvara works involve replacing 2.6 kms of water mains
  • Works will take place along Moy Road
  • Local/emergency traffic maintained at all times

18 May 2019

Repairs underway on burst water main in Ahascragh

Working in partnership with Galway County Council to repair

  • Homes and businesses may experience water interruptions during repairs.
  • Once repaired it can take a number of hours for supply to return to normal.
  • Updates available on our Supply and Service section.

30 April 2019

Upgrading the sewerage scheme in Glenamaddy

Project will benefit local communities, businesses, and the environment

  • Improved public and environmental health
  • Provide for social and economic development
  • Project expected to be completed by 2020 

18 April 2019

Emergency repair works to major leak on Headford Road, Galway now complete

We would like to thank those affected for their patience and cooperation

  • Leak was difficult to locate
  • Three metres under dual carriageway
  • Traffic management was in place

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