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Planning application submitted for Greater Dublin Drainage project

The new regional wastewater treatment facility is being proposed in order to protect public health, safeguard the environment and facilitate the social and economic growth of the Greater Dublin Area (GDA) to 2050.

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13 June 2018

EPA recognises Irish Water’s progress in delivering safe clean drinking water to communities across the country in annual Drinking Water Report

Irish Water supplies drinking water for over 80% of the population

  • Investment of €2 billion to improve drinking water quality
  • In 2017 public water supplies were 99% compliant
  • Much more remains to be done

23 May 2018

Work underway to restore water supply to customers in Listowel following a burst pipe

Good progress being made and it is expected that supply will be restored by lunchtime

  • Crews have been on site since first light
  • More than one break in this section of water main
  • Customer care helpline 1850 278 278

4 March 2018

Water restrictions will be in place for customers in Brosna area from 8pm tonight until Monday morning

Areas affected include the following:

  • Meenleitrim, Crag and Dooneen in Castleisland and Glencane
  • Ahane and Knockane in Brosna and areas around Headley's Bridge
  • Brosna to Listowel road (the Cork Line)

12 February 2018

Tackling high levels of leakage in Tralee to save over 3 million litres of water per day

Part of Irish Water’s national Leakage Reduction Programme

  • First Fix Free scheme
  • A more secure and reliable supply
  • Report a Leak

6 February 2018

Lauragh water supply removed from EPA’s Remedial Action List

This supply was on the list due to elevated levels of trihalomethanes (THMs)

  • The old supply was replaced with a new borehole source
  • 60 customers removed from EPA Remedial Action List
  • Part of plan to reduce schemes on the RAL to zero

31 January 2018

Refunds process to begin winding down as 95% of cheques issued

Final appeal to be made over coming weeks

  • Considerable response from customers
  • Outstanding accounts remain with incomplete details
  • Call 1850 448 448 if you have not received your cheque

12 January 2018

Consultation open for standardisation of Irish Water new connection charges

Proposal will standardise the scope of work involved in each connection

  • Simplify current charging arrangements
  • Provide a single national connection charging framework
  • Will be based on a service need and not development floor area

18 December 2017

Planning sought for sustainable wastewater treatment system for Co. Cork

System would facilitate future growth and development

  • Significant environmental benefits
  • Improved water quality
  • Encourages biodiversity

7 December 2017

Refunds | Irish Water to email and text customers urging them to confirm outstanding details

Campaign will ensure refunds process is as efficient as possible

  • 90% of refunds processed by Christmas
  • Very positive response from customers
  • Beware of phishing emails


28 November 2017

Irish Water Phishing Email Statement

Some customers have received phishing emails with the subject line ‘Your Irish Water Account – Action required’  

  • Delete emails requesting this information
  • Do not reply or click on the link provided
  • Do not provide personal or financial details

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