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16 January 2019

Upper Liffey Valley Sewerage Scheme progressing to support current and future development in east Kildare

Works are expected to commence later this year 

  • Increase capacity of wastewater network
  • Support future population and economic growth
  • Reduce risk of flooding or storm overflows 

 

7 January 2019

Water supply restored in Celbridge following the repair of a burst water main

The complex repair works are now complete and water will begin to be restored.

  • Full water service may take some time to return 
  • Customers may experience airlocks on internal plumbing
  • Temporary water supplies still in place

7 January 2019

Burst water main impacting parts of Celbridge

Work to restore the water supply to homes and businesses are on-going

  • Expected repair will be completed by 5pm 
  • Water station in place at the Church of Ireland in Celbridge
  • Filling station on the Clane Road from 1.30pm 

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

Project progressing to upgrade the wastewater infrastructure in the Lower Liffey Valley Area

This €20 million project will provide for future population growth and economic development

  • Works are due to commence in late 2019
  • Construction of new sewer network and pumping station
  • €5.5bn investment on drinking water and wastewater quality

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

12 November 2018

New €15.3 million investment in sludge treatment process at Ballymore Eustace Water Treatment Plant

New sludge treatment process at Ballymore Eustace Water Treatment Plant (WTP), which  people across  has been completed.

  • Supplies drinking water to over 1 million people
  • Treatment capacity of up to 318,000 cubic metres of water per day
  • Completes the expansion of Ireland's largest water treatment plant

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

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