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10 December 2020

Castlemaine to reap environmental, social and economic benefits from major upgrade of wastewater infrastructure

A major upgrade of the Castlemaine Wastewater Treatment Plant has been completed.

  • These works end the discharge of poorly treated effluent to the River Maine 
  • Water quality for the entire region has been improved
  • All wastewater discharges will now be fully compliant with national and EU regulations

8 December 2020

Irish Water publishes its draft Framework Plan, the first Phase of its National Water Resources Plan, for consultation

To safeguard public health, facilitate growth and meet the challenges of climate change over the next 25 years

  • The NWRP will provide a country-wide analysis
  • Calculate the demand for now and into the future
  • A 10-week public consultation will seek feedback

18 October 2020

Improvement works to commence in Ballymallis, Co. Kerry

Works commencing Monday 19 October for seven weeks

  • Traffic management during works and local traffic to be maintained
  • Some water shut-offs will be neccessary
  • Part of the Leakage Reduction Programme

2 October 2020

Works begin to improve water supply in Listowel

Replacment of 850 metres of problematic water mains on Main Street and Bridge Street 

  • Old, problematic asbestos pipes are being decommissioned and replaced
  • Works will commence on 5 October and will be completed in December
  • This work is part of Irish Water’s National Leakage Reduction Programme 

7 September 2020

Potential disruption to supply in Oakfield Square, Tralee, Wednesday 9 September

Works are part of the Leakage Reduction Programme

  • Disruption Wednesday 9 September from 9.30 to 13.00
  • Customers may experience reduced water pressure/outages
  • Following works it can take 2-3 hours for full supply to return

20 August 2020

Pesticide exceedances continue to be detected in drinking supplies around Ireland

Detection of pesticides may be as a result of specific spraying activities

  • MCPA is a main pesticide being detected
  • Users reminded to use best practice when spraying
  • Basic steps for reducing pesticide risks

19 August 2020

Repairs of burst water main serving Farranfore and surrounding have been completed

Crews worked late into the night on the repair

  • The road was reinstated this morning
  • Water should have returend to those impacted
  • We apologies for any inconvenience caused

31 July 2020

Boil Water Notice lifted for Cahersiveen Public Water Supply

Boil Water Notice lifted for customers with immediate effect

  • Notice was in place as a precautionary measure
  • BWN now lifted for 1,370 people
  • Notice was in place due to detection of cryptosporidium 

9 July 2020

Boil Water Notice being issued for Cahersiveen Public Water Supply

Boil Water Notice put in place due to detection of cryptosporidium

  • BWN in place to protect public health
  • Notice for customers on Cahersiveen Public Water Supply
  • Approximately 1,370 people impacted

8 July 2020

Water Conservation Order lifted following heavy rainfall and recovery of sources

Lifting of Water Conservation Order better known as the hosepipe ban

  • Lifted following heavy rainfall & recovery of resources
  • Continuing to monitor affected water sources
  • View our video for tips on how to conserve

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