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31 July 2020

Boil Water Notice lifted for customers on the Rathangan Public Water Supply with immediate effect

Boil Water Notice lifted for customers with immediate effect

  • Notice was in place as a precautionary measure
  • BWN now lifted for 6,500 people
  • Notice was put in place due to inadequate chlorination

17 July 2020

Lighting systems redesigned and retrofitted at a number of large treatment plants

Updates took place to Leixlip, Ballymore Eustace, Swords, Malahide and Navan plants 

  • Carbon emissions saving of 240 tonnes every year
  • 1,400 energy efficient light fittings have been installed 
  • LED fittings have a lifetime of 100,000 operating hours

8 July 2020

Essential works progressing to upgrade the wastewater infrastructure in Kildare

Upgrade works in Clane part of the Upper Liffey Valley Sewerage Scheme

  • Construction begins today, Wednesday 8 July
  • Improvements to safeguard the environment
  • Works to be completed in phases to minimise disruptions

8 July 2020

Water Conservation Order lifted following heavy rainfall and recovery of sources

Lifting of Water Conservation Order better known as the hosepipe ban

  • Lifted following heavy rainfall & recovery of resources
  • Continuing to monitor affected water sources
  • View our video for tips on how to conserve

7 July 2020

EPA Drinking Water Report highlights continuing high quality of public water supply

The EPA has recognised the continuing high quality of the public water supply

  • Over 99% of water samples were in compliance
  • 11 supplies removed from the Remedial Action List
  • 15,000 lead service connections replaced against target of 9,000

2 July 2020

Essential upgrade works to safeguard the wastewater network in Newbridge

Works in Newbridge part of Upper Liffey Valley Sewerage Scheme

  • Works to support current and future development
  • Works will be completed in phases with traffic management
  • Temporary road closure on the Athgarvan Road, Kilbelin

1 June 2020

Water Conservation Order ‘increasingly likely’ as demand for water soars and drought conditions prevail

Handwashing and hygiene remain critically important

  • Please choose handwashing over power washing
  • Domestic water usage increased by an average of 20%
  • Increase in commercial demand as businesses reopen

22 May 2020

Works to restore water supply to customers in Kildare town following a watermain burst

Watermain repairs in Dunmurray Road may cause water outages

  • Repairs are expected to be completed tonight
  • It may take a number of hours for supply to return fully
  • A traffic management system will be in place

22 May 2020

Irish Water launches advice for businesses re-opening premises

Launch of new section to help ensure internal water and wastewater systems are made safe

  • Tips to bring systems and devices back into use
  • Issued listed relating to un-used water in buildings
  • Working to maintain a safe & reliable public water supply

20 May 2020

Works to restore water supply to customers in Leixlip and surrounding areas

Crews working to restore supply following major watermain burst in Captains Hill 

  • Areas affected: Riverforest, Glendale, Avondale,
  • Saint Mary's Park, Riverdale, Dun Carraig,
  • Main Street, Leixlip

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