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28 December 2017

Decision welcomed from An Bord Pleanála for covered reservoir at Stillorgan

Plan will secure drinking water supply for 200,000 people

  • Construction will commence in 2018
  • Approximately two years to complete
  • Will support future growth to 2031

21 December 2017

Early Christmas present for Ballinlough residents and businesses

Boil water notice removed in Ballinlough, Co. Roscommon 

  • Clean water for 3,600 people 
  • €10 million investment
  • Notice had been in place for two years

21 December 2017

Blanchardstown Regional Drainage Scheme progressing to help protect the environment in the Tolka Valley

Significant investment will be made to upgrade sewer network serving Blanchardstown and surrounding catchment areas of Dublin, Meath and Kildare

  • Expand capacity of the wastewater network in the area
  • Reduce untreated wastewater into the River Tolka
  • Support future economic and social development

19 December 2017

Water conservation notice issued to customers on Lough Colm and Lough Fad supply has been lifted

Customers urged to continue to report any leaks

  • Driest April in 67 years
  • Drought management measures taken
  • Lakes approaching sustainable level

19 December 2017

Plans progress to upgrade Virginia Wastewater Treatment Plant

Upgrade will support residential and economic development in the town

  • Part of current Capital Investment Plan (2017-2021)
  • Works will ensure environmental compliance
  • Improving wastewater treatment throughout Cavan

19 December 2017

Galway City councillors tour the recently upgraded Mutton Island Wastewater Treatment Plant

Plant is among the most modern in Europe following significant investment by Irish Water

  • Engineering Project of the Year 2017
  • Lower running costs
  • Reduced environmental impact

18 December 2017

Planning sought for sustainable wastewater treatment system for Co. Cork

System would facilitate future growth and development

  • Significant environmental benefits
  • Improved water quality
  • Encourages biodiversity

18 December 2017

Ageing water main replaced on Canal Road in Portarlington

Project to replace an ageing water main that is prone to frequent bursts

  • Replacement of 600 metres of ageing water
  • Installation of ductile iron pipes
  • Reduced leakage in the network

16 December 2017

Grangemore water supply update: Burst pipe repaired and water supply will be returning to normal overnight

Repairs have been completed

  • Reservoir is now refilling
  • May be low water pressure over next 24 hours.
  • Customer care helpline is 24/7 on 1850 278 278

16 December 2017

Water outage affecting customers served by the Grangemore Water Supply in North Roscommon

Impacting Grange, Ballinameen, Ballymore, Croghan and surrounding areas

  • Outage due to burst pipe
  • Repair crew on site
  • Further updates will be provided

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