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Work underway to address historic under-investment at sites referenced in EPA Bathing Water Report

This report on water quality monitored during the 2014 Bathing Water Season, reflects the issues which can contaminate beach areas. Find the details here.

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21 September 2020

Essential water main works in Bundoran

Works are on major water main in Bundoran on Tuesday 22 September

  • Works expected to be complete by 6pm Tuesday
  • It can take 2-3 hours for full supply to return to all
  • Works in partnership with Donegal County Council

18 September 2020

Water mains replacement in Cork's MacCurtain St. area starting shortly

Working in partnership with Cork City Council

  • Works in Bridge Street, Woods Place and Little William Street
  • Three phases for September-November
  • Some shut-offs expected but prior notice will be given

18 September 2020

Barrow Extension project progressing to safeguard the water supply to homes and businesses in Kildare and wider GDA

Project will help build resilience in the network

  • Strategic link between Srowland and Ballymore Eustace water treatment plants
  • An additional 18 million litres of drinking water per day
  • Works due to start mid-September

17 September 2020

Work on-going to restore water supply to customers in parts of Swords following a burst water main

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  • Rathbeale Road, Church Road, Brackenstown Road
  • Glasmore Park and Castle Shopping Centre
  • Repairs are expected to be completed by 9pm

17 September 2020

Limerick hurlers on the ball when it comes to tackling leakage

Limerick hurlling duo tackling water leakage

  • Customer Engagement Surveyors Darragh O'Donovan and Kyle Hayes
  • Encouraging take up of First Fix Free scheme
  • Check out our Leakage Reduction Programme for more

16 September 2020

Works commencing on Loughshinny wastewater project

Works are in partnership with Fingal County Council

  • New wastewater pumping station at Loughshinny Beach
  • 2.5km of new pipeline to Skerries wastewater collection network
  • Section of Loughshinny beach carpark closed until January 2021

16 September 2020

Pesticides detected in Kilsellagh drinking water supply in Sligo

Users urged to be responsible when spraying pesticides and to consider alternatives

  • Pesticide MCPA detected in Kilsellagh drinking supply
  • MCPA is a commonly used herbicide
  • Farmers are asked to follow best practice in pesticide application

15 September 2020

Water main replacement works get underway in Spiddal

Works in partnership with Galway County Council

  • Part of the national Leakage Reduction Programme
  • Some short-term road closures and traffic management
  • Short-term water shut offs also

15 September 2020

Works underway in Athlone to improve the water supply and reduce leakage

Working in partnership with Westmeath County Council

  • Water main replacement works on Bullet Road
  • New service connections being installed
  • Traffic management will be in place

14 September 2020

Works to continue at Ferns village roundabout on damaged sewer

Emergency works on the R772 at Ferns Village Roundabout

  • Significant traffic delays are likely 
  • Work will continue until 16th September at 18:30
  • An excavation of 3.5 meters on sewer required

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