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20 February 2020

Works progressing at Leixlip water treatment plant as the water supply is continually managed across the Greater Dublin Area

Progress on works to old Leixlip Water Treatment Plant in order to safeguard the water supply

  • Works being carried as quickly and as safely as possible
  • Filter upgrades on schedule to be completed by June 2020
  • Customers encouraged to conserve water

27 January 2020

Water mains improvement works being carried out in Newbridge, Kildare

Improvement works to water mains in Newbridge part of national Leakage Reduction Programme

  • Possible disruptions to supply 10.30am-2.30pm Tuesday 28 January
  • 2-3 hour restoration time
  • Works necessary to safeguard water supply

10 January 2020

Information evening on the Upper Liffey Valley Sewerage Scheme

Drop-in information evening will take place on Thursday, January 16 from 6pm - 8pm 

  • Location is Scoil Mhuire Community School, Clane, County Kildare
  • The project team will be in attendance to present project plans
  • Project will increase the capacity of the network and support future growth

20 December 2019

Boil Water Notice lifted for all customers on the Whitegate Regional Water Supply with immediate effect

Water being supplied to the area is safe to drink

  • Detailed examination of each stage of the treatment process
  • Improved monitoring and controls
  • We are continuing to carry out improvement works at the plant

16 December 2019

Public urged not to let their festive cooking become a pain in the drain this Christmas

Survey reveals that 58% of the public pour fats, oils and greases down the kitchen sink

  • Almost 8,000 reported sewer blockages cleared this year
  • Survey revealed sink often treated as a bin
  • Play your part by thinking before pouring this Christmas

3 December 2019

The Story of Water, a new documentary exploring the development and current state of Ireland’s public water network

The Story of Water, Sunday 8 December at 7pm on Virgin Media Two

  • Understand the role that water plays in your daily life
  • Learn more about your water and where it comes from
  • Hear individual personal stories from all over Ireland

19 November 2019

Think Before You Flush on World Toilet Day

Irish Water, Clean Coasts and the NCAD unveil an installation of 4 toilets with a difference

  • Part of a 'Design for Debate' project
  • Installation of four toilets displayed in Heuston and Connolly stations
  • World Toilet Day is celebrated annually on 19 November

12 November 2019

Boil Water Notice lifted for customers supplied by Leixlip Water Treatment Plant with immediate effect

EPA’s audit of the old Leixlip Plant and the satisfactory results of a number of water samples were factors in the decision to lift the Notice

  • Water is now safe to drink
  • Old plant at Leixlip remains vulnerable 
  • Plant will be monitored closley

12 November 2019

Sod-turning for next phase of major sewerage scheme to support future population and economic growth in Kildare

Beginning of works on the Upper Liffey Valley Sewerage Scheme Contract 2B marked at sod-turning event in Naas

  • Project to support Sallins, Clane, Prosperous, Naas, Kill, Johnstown and surrounding areas
  • 18km of new sewers to reinforce and improve the wastewater network
  • Project will safeguard the wastewater system

25 October 2019

The Boil Water Notice for customers supplied by Leixlip Water Treatment Plant has been lifted with immediate effect

Boil Water Notice impacting approximately 600,000 has been lifted

  • EPA conducted audit of Leixlip WTP
  • Initial water sample results were satisfactory
  • HSE satisfied to support the lifting the notice

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