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16 April 2021

Works progress to improve Listowel water supply

We have been responding to a pollution incident at the River Feale 

  • This affected Dromin Water Treatment Plant on Wednesday night
  • A large clean up and monitoring operation has been underway
  • All customers should now have their normal water supply restored

10 March 2021

CRU announces new date of 1 October 2021 for implementation of new water tariff framework

A new non-domestic tariff framework for Irish Water’s business customers 

  • The changes were deferred due to Covid-19
  • The new date provide certainty for businesses
  • New framework was due to go-live on 1 May

3 February 2021

Advice for winterproofing your business premises if unoccupied during Covid-19 restrictions

Business owners can help avoid these issues, expensive repairs and a disrupted water supply, by taking a few preventative measures.

  • It is important to continue the regular maintenance of your buildings
  • Turn off your water while the premises are vacant
  • Drain down the system to ensure that there is no risk of damage from burst pipes 

2 February 2021

Irish Water celebrates World Wetlands Day as new Integrated Constructed Wetlands (ICW) Project in Lixnaw enters commissioning phase

This project will provide wastewater treatment for the village of Lixnaw

  • Project is entering a commissioning phase for the next 12 months
  • Commissioning phase is required to allow the ICW system mature fully 
  • An ICW is designed to function in a similar way to a natural wetland

1 February 2021

Clean Coasts and Irish Water want you to Break Up With Plastic and Think Before You Flush

Clean Coasts are raising awareness about the impact of plastic pollution on our planet and marine life

  • Clean Coasts want to hear your stories on ditching plastic products
  • Ireland is the number one plastic waste producer in the EU
  • Ireland also has the fourth lowest recycling rate

22 January 2021

Irish Water extends public consultation of the first National Water Resources Plan (NWRP) until 1 March 2021

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 twelve-week public consultation will seek feedback

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

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

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