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Water Conservation Order lifted following heavy rainfall and recovery of sources

Following recent heavy rainfall and improving river and ground water conditions, Irish Water has lifted the Water Conservation Order, more commonly known as the hosepipe ban that was put in place with effect from 9 June.

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12 June 2020

Progress with leak detection works to safeguard the water supply in Sligo

Works may cause some disruptions throughout June, July and August

  • Areas affected: Larkhill Road; Marheraboy; Woodville;
  • Oakfield; Tracy Avenue; Carrowmore; Ballydoogan Road;
  • Strandhill Road; Knocknarea and surrounding areas

12 June 2020

Water main improvement works in Tubbercurry, Co Sligo are now successfully complete

Improved supply in Tubbercurry as part of our National Leakage Reduction Progamme

  • Replacement of approx 438m of problematic water mains
  • Old pipes replaced with high density polyethylene pipes
  • Benefit is the provision of a more relaible supply

11 June 2020

Replacement of damaged water pipes recommences in Mervue

Replacement of damaged and old pipes which were leaking in Mervue area

  • Customers will benefit from more reliable supply
  • Project due to be completed by mid-July
  • Traffic management may be in place during works

10 June 2020

Watermain improvement works progressing to safeguard supply to homes and businesses in Dublin 8

Works may cause disruption to supply on Saturday 13 June

  • Possibe disruptions from 9am-5pm
  • It may take 2-3 hours for normal supply to return
  • Customers may experience lower water pressure

9 June 2020

New wastewater treatment plant and community initiatives see return of Blue Flag to Bundoran

Coveted Blue Flag to be reinstated following investment works on new plant in Bundoran

  • EPA also confirmed improved ‘excellent’ water quality
  • Upgrade included construction of new storm water storage tank
  • and approximately 2.2km of new sewer network

8 June 2020

Essential works affecting water supply to Bandon

Water supply may be impacted between 11pm on Wednesday, June 10 and 6am on Thursday, June 11

  • Works on the Bandon Water Main Rehabilitation and Sewer Network Upgrade Project 
  • Customers may experience water discolouration, low pressure, or water outages 
  • Allow 2-3 hours for water supply to return fully

6 June 2020

Works underway to restore water supply in parts of Inishowen following a watermain burst

We're working with Donegal County Council to restore supplies

  • Burnfoot; Bridgend; Cristlemore
  • Whin Hill; Drumhaggart; Newtown; Burt
  • It can take 2-3 hours for full supply to return once repairs complete

4 June 2020

Repairs completed on critical section of Dublin’s wastewater infrastructure safeguarding the Grand Canal

Works involved the repair of 75 metres of sewer pipeline

  • Works essential to protect the environment
  • Project minimises the risk of further collapse
  • Key piece of Dublin’s wastewater infrastructure

3 June 2020

Night-time restrictions are required tonight to safeguard the water supply for customers supplied in Castlepollard and surrounding areas

Overnight water restrictions from 10pm - 6am

  • Restriction necessary to allow reservoir levels to recover
  • Please conserve water where possible
  • Please report any leaks on the public network

3 June 2020

Emergency repair works in Balbriggan may impact supply tomorrow, 4 June

In partnership with Fingal County Council

  • Pinewood, Derham Park, Craoibhin Park
  • Fancourt Heights, Hampton Cove, Seapoint
  • Hampton Street, Barnageeragh Hill

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