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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

7 May 2019

Safe drinking water in Caherdaniel as water supply removed from EPA’s Remedial Action List

Removal follows extensive investment and upgrade works

  • In partnership with Kerry County Council
  • Risk of Cryptosporidium and THMs removed
  • Safe, secure and reliable water supply

27 April 2019

Customers asked to conserve water in areas impacted by Storm Hannah

Small pockets are experiencing issues with water supply

  • Counties Kerry, Clare, Limerick, Waterford and Meath affected
  • Issues as a result of power outages in the area
  • Customers asked to conserve water in impacted areas

10 April 2019

Global Water Award nomination for the Kerry Central Scheme

Treatment plant nominated for Water Project of the Year

  • Helped remove 62,000 customers from EPA's RAL
  • First major project to reach BIM Level 2 standard
  • The plant is almost fully automated

5 April 2019

Kerry Central Regional Water Treatment Plant wins another Engineering Award

Civil Engineering Project of the Year Award 2019

  • Second national award for Scheme
  • Shortlisted for global Water Project of the Year
  • A safe and secure supply for over 62,000 residents

25 March 2019

Public information evening on new sewerage scheme in Kilcummin

Scheme will have major benefits for the local environment

  • Project represents an investment of €3 million
  • 5:30pm – 7:00pm on Wednesday 3 April
  • Improving quality of groundwater and water

8 March 2019

Plans progress for a sustainable and environmentally friendly wastewater facility for Lixnaw

Integrated Constructed Wetland for Lixnaw

  • Significant health, environmental and economic benefits 
  • ICW will replace existing treatment plant
  • Work to begin in Summer 2019

8 March 2019

Female engineers in Irish Water want to inspire girls and young women to choose a career in engineering this International Women’s Day

Highlighting the varied and exciting nature of a career in engineering

  • Irish Water committed to gender equality
  • 50% of our Senior Management Team is female
  • Info on all our events during Engineers Week 2019

1 March 2019

Pupils dip their toes into the exciting world of engineering at Dingle Oceanworld

Over 100 pupils got an insight into the world of engineering as part of Engineers Week

  • Pupils learned how everyone can play their part in protecting the ocean
  • Encourages students to explore the world of engineering
  • More information about Engineers Week

5 February 2019

Kilgarvan water supply in Kerry removed from EPA’s Remedial Action List

Removal follows upgrade of Kilgarvan water treatment plant

  • THM issues addressed
  • Reducing number of schemes on RAL to 0
  • Upgrade of remaining 3 schemes underway

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