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24 December 2018

Do Not Consume Notice issued for all customers supplied by the Kiltegan Water Supply Scheme

Notice due to elevated levels of nitrate in the water supply

  • This is NOT a Boil Water Notice
  • Does not apply to other areas in Wicklow.
  • Bottled water available beside Katie Lowes Pub 

21 December 2018

Boil Water Notice lifted for Hazel Hill, Annacurra

Boil Water Notice lifted in Annacurra, Co. Wicklow

  • Notice had affected 25 houses in Annacurra
  • Water is now safe to drink
  • Boil Water Notice was in place since February 2008 

20 December 2018

CPO for Wastewater Treatment Plant site at Falcarragh to be published

Ending the discharge of poorly treated sewage into Ballyness Bay 

  • CPO essential for the delivery of this project.
  • Wayleaves and CPO submitted to An Bord Pleanála
  • Large increase in wastewater expenditure over next few years 

20 December 2018

Monksland Wastewater Treatment Plant operator Joe Grady asks the public to be mindful of what you dispose of through the sewer network

Monksland Wastewater Treatment Plant is one of the most complex in Ireland

  • Treatment plant vital to jobs in the area
  • Think Before You Pour
  • Think Before You Flush 

20 December 2018

Irish Water and Clean Coasts remind the public to Think Before You Pour this Christmas

Raising awareness of the damage caused by pouring FOGs down the drain 

  • Over 6,000 sewer blockages so far this year
  • Never pour fats oils and greases down the kitchen sink
  • Working in partnership with Clean Coasts

20 December 2018

€2 million investment in Cavan Sewer Rehabilitation Project

Works are progressing using non-dig technology to minimise impacts to the community

  • Potential for sewer flooding and odour issues will be reduced
  • Improving the performance of the sewer network
  • Works expected to be complete in mid-2019

19 December 2018

Replacement of 5km of aging water main prone to significant bursts in Swords completed

New water main will provide a more reliable water supply for customers

  • Water main was almost a half a century old
  • Improved water supply for Swords, Malahide & Portmarnock
  • Project was a €9 million investment by Irish Water

18 December 2018

Irish Water and Westmeath County Council are continuing work to repair a burst water main impacting customers in Garnafailagh, Athlone

Restriction due to a burst watermain in the area

  • Restriction necessary to avoid widespread outages
  • Alternative water supply at Cornamagh Pitch & Putt Club
  • Visit Supply Updates section for updates

18 December 2018

Significant investment to improve the water supply for 65,000 residents and business owners in Howth, Malahide and Balbriggan

Works are scheduled to commence in February 2019

  • Meeting future demands for housing and businesses
  • Reliable and secure supply for these Dublin communities
  • Works prioritised to address the most critical issues

17 December 2018

Works to improve water quality and security of supply get underway in the Knockgorm/Kilcorney Cross area

Works form part of National Leakage Reduction Programme

  • Works expected to be completed by end of April 2019
  • May involve some short-term water shut offs
  • Minimum of 48 hours notice given prior to planned shut-offs

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