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EPA Drinking Water Report highlights continuing high quality of public water supply

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognised the continuing high quality of the public water supply in its annual Drinking Water Quality Report 2019.

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16 October 2017

Storm Ophelia Update 5pm

  • Monitoring all water and wastewater supplies
  • Working with the 31 local authorities
  • Coordinating with ESB to prioritise power restoration

16 October 2017

Storm Ophelia Update 12.30pm

Incident plans in place and crews on standby

  • Heavy rainfall may increase risk of flooding
  • Power outages may impact water treatment plants
  •  Precautionary Boil Water Notices may be imposed

13 October 2017

Customers in Co. Kilkenny to benefit from much improved water supply

10.5km of aging and defective water mains to be replaced

  • Works will begin in coming weeks
  • Improved water pressure
  • Improved water quality

13 October 2017

Information Evening on Sandymount Water Mains Replacement Project

Replacement of ageing cast iron water mains prone to bursts

  • Will commence in coming weeks
  • Improved water pressure
  • Improved water quality

11 October 2017

Ardcarraig Clogherinkoe Public Water Supply Boil Water Notice Lifted

Notice lifted with immediate effect

  • Safe and compliant water supply has been returned
  • Health Service Executive has been consulted
  • Those with impaired immunity should consult GP before use

11 October 2017

Threemilehouse Waste Water Treatment Plant to be upgraded

Project will ensure plant is environmentally compliant

  • Improve efficiency of the facility
  • Allow for future growth in capacity of plant
  • To commence in coming weeks

11 October 2017

Works commence on problematic Ballina water main

Project will end ongoing supply disruptions to the community

  • Part of Irish Water’s Leakage Reduction Programme
  • Support a growing population and economy
  • Clean, safe and reliable water supply

9 October 2017

Significant improvements to water quality underway in Inistioge and Thomastown

Minister of State John Paul Phelan turns the sod on key Kilkenny project

  • Construction of 17.6km of new water mains
  • Construction of 2 new reservoirs
  • Safe, secure and reliable supply

5 October 2017

Irish Water and Meath County Council have completed the fix of the pipe burst in Staleen WTP, Co. Meath

Repairs to the broken pipe are now completed

  • Reservoir levels will recharge overnight
  • Normal water supply will be restored by the morning
  • Customers may experience reduced water pressure

5 October 2017

Irish Water and Meath County Council on site to fix pipe burst in Meath

On-going repairs are currently on schedule to be completed by 5pm

  • Increased production at Rath WTP to supplement demand
  • Customers may experience reduced water pressure
  • Affected areas include Ratoath, Skyrne, Kilbride & Rathfeigh


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