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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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19 June 2019

Irish Water extend open invitation to information evening in Kilmore Quay

Project will end the unacceptable practice of discharging untreated wastewater 

  • New sewage treatment plant to be developed
  • Public invited to learn more about next phase
  • Stella Maris Community Centre, 8 July, 6-8pm

19 June 2019

Project to end discharge of untreated wastewater into Barrow, Nore, Suir Estuary seeks planning approval

Project will end the discharge of 2,300 wheelie bins of untreated wastewater into Barrow/Nore/Suir Estuary

  • Improved water quality in the receiving waters
  • Enhance amenity value in Arthurstown, Ballyhack & Duncannon 
  • Compliance with national and EU regulations

19 June 2019

Kiltegan Do Not Consume Notice remains in place

Notice due to elevated nitrate levels

  • This is not a Boil Water Notice
  • Water should not be used for drining
  • Bottled water available at Katie Lowes Pub

19 June 2019

Watermain improvement works in Vevay Road, Bray, Co. Wicklow may cause supply disruption

10.00pm to 2.00am on Thursday 20th June 2019

  • Installing 950 metres of new water mains
  • Supply may take 2-3 hours to return
  • Part of our Leakage Reduction Programme

18 June 2019

CPO lodged as part of Portmarnock wastewater infrastructure upgrade

CPO submitted to An Bord Pleanála 

  • Project is vital in safeguarding the wastewater network in Portmarnock
  • New pumping station to prevent overflows to Sluice River
  • Project forms part of Irish Water’s investment plan

18 June 2019

Replacing ageing water mains on Clonmullen Drive, Edenderry, Co. Offaly

Works will safeguard water supply for local community

  • Replacing over 300 metres of water mains
  • Works will take place in Clonmullen Drive
  • More reliable water supply for all customers

18 June 2019

Watermain improvement works Killenard and Durrow, in Co. Laois

Works may cause supply disruptions in the coming days

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

17 June 2019

Plans to improve coastal waters around Moville

Developing much-needed wastewater infrastructure in Moville

  • Wastewater currently being discharged at five locations
  • New wastewater treatment plant and collection system needed
  • New scheme will improve water quality

17 June 2019

Works underway on Racecourse Road, Tralee to improve water quality

Removing 700 metres of problematic water mains

  • Works expected to be completed in six weeks
  • Part of our Leakage Reduction Programme
  • Traffic management will be in place

17 June 2019

Irish Water awards Cobh Town Networks Contract – the next step towards eliminating raw sewage in Cork Lower Harbour

Working to end the discharge of raw sewage into Cork Lower Harbour

  • Wastewater discharged through 19 outfall pipes
  • Building approximately 7km of sewer mains
  • Information evening in coming weeks

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