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21 September 2018

Irish Water progresses with new borehole in Bennettsbridge

Demand for water exceeding the available raw water in the existing sources

  • Working in conjunction with Kilkenny County Council
  • Work to be completed by early November 2018
  • Updates in our Water Supply Updates section

21 September 2018

Cleaning to get underway in the Ardagh area as part of ongoing effort to address water quality issues of water network

Works form part of ongoing action to address water quality issues

  • New technology called Ice-Pigging
  • Some minimal disruption to supply
  • Work may result in discoloration

20 September 2018

Power outage impacting water supply to customers in Garristown, Ballymadun and surrounding areas

Irish Water and Fingal County Council working with ESB to restore power to Cottrelstown Pumping station

  • Power outage which occurred as a result of Storm Ali
  • ESB is prioritizing restoring power to the water supply infrastructure.
  • Irish Water encouraging customers to conserve water so as not to deplete our reservoirs while power is being restored

20 September 2018

Power outage may cause loss of water supply to Lough Eglish customers

10,000 Lough Egish customers could be affected due to Storm Ali

  • Power has yet to be restored to the pumps at the lake
  • Customer care helpline on 1850 278 278
  • More to follow later today

19 September 2018

Innovative treatment solutions proposed for Carlow as Irish Water submits planning applications

Sustainable solution for the long term treatment of wastewater sludge

  • Reed bed acts as natural filter for sludge 
  • Contract signed with Glan Agua 
  • Environmental, compliance and financial benefits

19 September 2018

Galway Lord Mayor joins water leak detection crew in aftermath of drought

Challenges faced by water services staff during summer 2018

  • Water Conservation Order (Hosepipe Ban) was introduced
  • Night time water restrictions were imposed
  • Public awareness campaign was launched

18 September 2018

Water restrictions for customers on parts of the Mullingar Regional Water Supply Scheme

Restrictions due to mechanical failure at Portloman Water Treatment Plant

  • Tuesday September 18 9pm to Wednesday 19 6am
  • Please continue to conserve water where possible
  • Report any leaks you see on the public network

18 September 2018

Major upgrade of Bandon’s water main and sewer network

Project will improve the water supply and protect the local environment

  • Alleviate sewer flooding and reduce discharges to the river
  • Public information evening Wednesday September 26
  • Local community will be notified in advance of works

14 September 2018

Irish Water, Gas Networks Ireland and Ervia staff take part in Big Beach Clean in Cobh

Event is part of the world’s largest beach clean and marine litter survey

  • Big beach clean weekend September 14 to 16
  • Collected more than 50 bags of rubbish
  • Think Before You Flush Campaign

14 September 2018

Major project is underway to secure drinking water supply for Dublin with the Leixlip to Saggart Water Main Project

Ensure a more secure and resilient water supply for customers

  • €35 million investment in Lexlip to Saggart Water Main Project
  • Project will construct an interconnecting pipeline and pumping station
  • Short term impacts while construction is underway

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