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Replacing ageing water mains in Ballyfin, County Laois

Irish Water is commencing works to replace ageing water mains prone to high level of leakage in Ballyfin in Laois. The programme is part of our national Leakage Reduction Programme and is scheduled to commence on 17 June.

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15 June 2019

Repairs to the burst water main in River Forest, Leixlip now complete

Water supply returning to normal for affected customers

  • It may take a number of hours to return fully
  • Some properties may experience internal airlocks
  • Water tankers to remain over weekend

14 June 2019

Essential repair works in Tipperary Town

Emergency repair is taking place on Monday, 17 June 

  • Estimated to be complete by 18 June
  • Customers may have reduced ressure or no water
  • Water supply may take 2-3 hours to return once complete

14 June 2019

Working to restore water supply to customers in River Forest, Leixlip and surrounding areas following a pipe burst

Repairs are currently being carried out

  • Homes and businesses may be impacted by water outages
  • Water tanker available at the River Forest Shopping Centre
  • Updates on Water Supply Updates map

14 June 2019

Replacing ageing water mains in Longford to safeguard the water supply for local communities

Part of Irish Water’s national Leakage Reduction Programme

  • Works may involve some short-term water shut offs
  • Works expected to be completed by September 2019
  • Reducing leakage across the country

14 June 2019

Sewer blockage on Dublin Street, Monasterevin, Kildare

Blockage caused by gun barrel pipes and accumulation of wipes

  • Sewage overflow impacting the river Barrow was caused
  • Blockage cleared 8pm on Wednesday 13 June
  • More information on Think Before You Flush page

14 June 2019

Upgrades to Galway City’s Victorian sewer network to address odour and blockage issues

Upgrade works to one of the oldest sewers in the country

  • Part of Sewer Rehabilitation Project
  • Involves installation of new lining inside existing sewer
  • Replacing sections of collapsed sewer along Middle Street

14 June 2019

Water mains improvement works on the Old Youghal Road, Mayfield, Cork

May cause disruption to supply on Tuesday June 18th from 10am to 2pm

  • Possible reduced water pressure and water outages
  • Supply may take 2-3 hours to return
  • Part of national Leakage Reduction Programme

14 June 2019

Essential upgrade works are ongoing at Staleen Water Treatment Plant

Works will safeguard water supply in South Louth and East Meath

  • Tuesday 18 June between 9am and 5pm
  • Some customers may experience disruption to supply
  • Encouraging customers to conserve water during works

14 June 2019

Letterkenny councillors briefed on traffic management measures

Traffic management to be undertaken during essential sewer upgrade

  • Outlining some traffic management plans
  • Re-establishing left hand turn at Paddy Harte Road
  • Fourth briefing session about this project

14 June 2019

Update on repair works in Carrick-On-Shannon

An alternative water supply remains in place in the following locations:

  • Elevated area of Shannon Grove
  • Elevated area of Cluain Ard
  • St Mary’s graveyard (as yesterday)

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