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12 February 2020

Two water supplies in Kerry have been removed from the EPA’s Remedial Action List

Two water supplies in Kerry removed from the EPA's Remedial Action List

  • Barraduff and Shrone supplies removed from RAL
  • Number of schemes on RAL in Kerry reduced to 4
  • Works continue on supplies remaining on the RAL

27 January 2020

Green Schools and Irish Water host Kerry workshop on saving water

Water workshops set up so students can learn about water conservation

  • Workshop to support schools working to gain Green Flag
  • Water theme to increase water conservation awareness in students
  • Over 200m litres of water saved by schools in the programme last year

20 December 2019

Boil Water Notice lifted for all customers on the Whitegate Regional Water Supply with immediate effect

Water being supplied to the area is safe to drink

  • Detailed examination of each stage of the treatment process
  • Improved monitoring and controls
  • We are continuing to carry out improvement works at the plant

16 December 2019

Public urged not to let their festive cooking become a pain in the drain this Christmas

Survey reveals that 58% of the public pour fats, oils and greases down the kitchen sink

  • Almost 8,000 reported sewer blockages cleared this year
  • Survey revealed sink often treated as a bin
  • Play your part by thinking before pouring this Christmas

3 December 2019

The Story of Water, a new documentary exploring the development and current state of Ireland’s public water network

The Story of Water, Sunday 8 December at 7pm on Virgin Media Two

  • Understand the role that water plays in your daily life
  • Learn more about your water and where it comes from
  • Hear individual personal stories from all over Ireland

2 December 2019

193 people in Kerry now have safe drinking water

Removal of Castlecove water supply from Remedial Action List

  • 193 people now have safe drinking water
  • Works contiuning on 4 other Kerry water supplis
  • RAL schemes in Kerry down from 41 - 4 since 2015

19 November 2019

Think Before You Flush on World Toilet Day

Irish Water, Clean Coasts and the NCAD unveil an installation of 4 toilets with a difference

  • Part of a 'Design for Debate' project
  • Installation of four toilets displayed in Heuston and Connolly stations
  • World Toilet Day is celebrated annually on 19 November

15 November 2019

The exciting world of science was celebrated this week with events in Kerry for Science Week

Highlighting the important role science plays in all our lives

  • Radio Kerry and Kerry County Council at Lough Guitane
  • Beach clean at Inch Strand
  • Supporting sustainabiity and Think Before You Flush

3 October 2019

New wastewater treatment plant and sewer network upgrade for Castlemaine

Upgrades will be done in partnership with Kerry County Council.

  • New plant will serve a population of 750 people
  • Project will protect the River Maine
  • Traffic manaegement will be in place locally

17 September 2019

Public input sought on site selection for Regional Sludge Hub Centres

Consultation opens on 24 September and closes on 22 October 2019

  • Inviting feedback from public and interested stakeholders
  • 3 regional sludge hub centres
  • Based on environmental, planning, economic & technical factors

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