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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

17 September 2019

Upgrade works ensure clean, safe and secure of water for homes and businesses around Ireland

National Disinfection Programme

  • Over €65 million being invested as part of programme
  • Minimising the risk of Boil Water Notices
  • Upgrades to over 190 sites nationwide to date

28 August 2019

National Pesticides and Drinking Water Action Group join forces with Farm TV to promote best practice when using pesticides

Targeted marketing campaign across 11 marts

  • MCPA, fluroxypyr and 2,4-D detected
  • Irish Water closely monitoring the situation
  • Regulations for pesticides are very stringent

15 August 2019

Working to restore water supply in North and Central Kerry following large pipe burst

Burst pipe in Farranfore is impacting on water supplies

  • Expected that supply should be restored this evening
  • Crews on the ground since this morning
  • Traffic management is in place in the area

24 July 2019

Bathing water notice at Waterville beach has been lifted

Notice lifted following water quality testing

  • Tests fully compliant with the required standards
  • Repair of the pump station successfully completed
  • Pump station continues to be monitored

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

24 June 2019

Works get underway on College Road, Castleisland

Works will replace old problematic cast iron water mains

  • Works scheduled to be completed by the end of September
  • New service connecitons will also be laid
  • Part of the national Leakage Reduction Programme

24 June 2019

New wastewater treatment plant in Castlemaine

Work is commencing on a new wastewater treatment plant and network improvements 

  • Replace existing infrastructure which is overloaded and outdated
  • Improve water quality in River Maine and Castlemaine Harbour
  • Capacity for future growth in Castlemaine 

17 June 2019

Works underway on Racecourse Road, Tralee to improve water quality

Removing 700 metres of problematic water mains

  • Works expected to be completed in six weeks
  • Part of our Leakage Reduction Programme
  • Traffic management will be in place

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