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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

20 December 2018

Irish Water and Clean Coasts remind the public to Think Before You Pour this Christmas

Raising awareness of the damage caused by pouring FOGs down the drain 

  • Over 6,000 sewer blockages so far this year
  • Never pour fats oils and greases down the kitchen sink
  • Working in partnership with Clean Coasts

12 December 2018

Irish Water commits to a new strategic energy initiative in partnership with SEAI

Committed to improving energy efficiency and reducing our carbon emissions 

  • Make energying efficiency an integral part of our BAU
  • Energy efficient design for all projects
  • Leveraging SEAI’s proven methodologies and expertise 

11 December 2018

Clean Coasts and Irish Water launch their Think Before You Pour Christmas campaign

Do not pour fats, oils and greases (FOGs) down the drain

  • More than 6,000 sewer blockages this year
  • Allow FOGs to cool and throw them in the bin
  • Get your free Gunkpot

19 November 2018

When Nature Calls - highlighting the benefits of nature based solutions to wastewater treatment today on World Toilet Day

Integrated Constructed Wetlands

  • Looks and functions as a natural wetland
  • Environmentally-friendly and rich in biodiversity
  • Home to many species of flora and fauna

13 November 2018

Kerry Central Regional Water Treatment Plant voted Engineering Project of the Year

The project now provides a safe and secure water supply for over 62,000 residents

  • Plant provides over 50 millions litres of drinking water every day
  • Scheme has been removed from EPA’s Remedial Action List 
  • Serves more than 1.2 million tourists who visit the region annually

9 November 2018

Business customers in Cork, Kerry and Waterford receive new water meters

These water meters will provide more accurate data for leak identification and billing

  • No charge to customers for installation
  • Meter Replacement Programme ongoing 
  • Allowing for faster and more frequent meter readings

8 November 2018

Irish school children saved 389 million litres of water last year as part of the Green-Schools water theme sponsored by Irish Water

Sponsoring An Taisce's Green-Schools water theme for sixth year running

  • Supporting water conservation and efficiency 
  • Over 2,300 schools awarded water flag
  • Student Ambassador Programme

5 November 2018

New Kerry Central Regional Water Treatment Plant officially opens

Providing a safe, secure supply of water to over 62,000 customers

  • Construction of Water Treatment Plant at Lough Guitane
  • Associated upgrade works on existing infrastructure
  • Construction commenced in April 2016 

23 October 2018

Impact of investment in wastewater treatment being felt in communities across the country

Investment in wastewater treatment in communities across the country

  • Wastewater treatment plants upgraded or built in 55 locations
  • EPA’s Urban Wastewater Treatment Report highlights progress 
  • No untreated wastewater discharge by 2021

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