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20 March 2019

Irish Water welcomes oral hearing for Greater Dublin Drainage Project

New wastewater treatment facility to serve growing population of Dublin

  • Wastewater to double in next 30 years
  • Oral hearing to allow further discussion and examination
  • Infrastructure to be operational from 2026

19 March 2019

A more secure and reliable water supply for Ennistymon

Replacing ageing water mains prone to frequent bursts

  • Works to commence 25 March
  • Over 500 metres of old water mains to be replaced
  • Possible short-term water shut offs

14 March 2019

Wicklow residents urged to ‘Think Before You Flush’ as massive 8ft sewage blockage cleared

Third blockage in one day at the station

  • Blockage caused by inappropriate items being flushed
  • Negative impact on internal plumbing
  • More information on think before you flush

14 March 2019

Works begin on Newbridge to Osberstown Sewer Upgrade

Part of Upper Liffey Valley Sewerage Scheme

  • Enable future economic and social growth
  • Reduce the risk of wastewater overflows
  • Ensure all treatment requirements are met

14 March 2019

Repair works underway to burst water main at Termonfeckin Road, Drogheda

Crews are on site working to repair the burst

  • Repair expected to be completed by 7.30pm tonight
  • Full supply may take time to return as network refills
  • Please conserve water where possible 

13 March 2019

Network Improvement Works may cause water disruptions in parts of Portlaoise

Possible overnight interruptions due to works

  • From tonight March 13 until 5.30am Thursday March 14
  • Supply may take 2-3 hours to fully return
  • Providing a more reliable and sustainable supply 

13 March 2019

Planning sought for new Wastewater Treatment Plant in Omeath

Ending the discharge of raw sewage into Carlingford Lough

  • Plant will serve a population equivalent of 1,000
  • Support future growth in the area
  • Improve water quality at Carlingford Lough

12 March 2019

Improving the security of supply for Maulyregan in Co. Cork

Replacing 1.6 kilometres of ageing water mains

  • Works expected to be completed within nine weeks
  • Works include new water service connections
  • Part of our Leakage Reduction Programme

11 March 2019

Monaghan’s Transition Year students joined Irish Water for Engineers Week career event

Almost 100 transition year students from three secondary schools participated

  • Encourages students to explore the world of engineering
  • Students learned about the story of water
  • Insightful presentation on services

11 March 2019

Essential works to be carried out at Cavanhill Water Treatment Plant on Wednesday 13 March

Works necessary to continue to provide a safe, secure and reliable water supply

  • Works take place between 8am and 8pm
  • Reservoir will maintain supply 
  • Customers encouraged to conserve water

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