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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  • Replace existing infrastructure which is overloaded and outdated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

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

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