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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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14 October 2019

Boil Water Notice lifted for Kilconnell Public Water Supply

Mains have been flushed and water is safe to drink

  • Notice affected approx 246 people
  • Notice was in place since 18 June 2018
  • Safeguarding the water supply for the future

14 October 2019

Pesticides detected in drinking water supplies across Ireland

Farmers and other users urged to use best practice when spraying

  • Improper use means pesticides can end up in drinking water
  • Regulations for pesticides are very stringent
  • Basic steps for reducing pesticide risks

11 October 2019

Staff and students carry out beach clean - Claddagh, Galway

Beach clean as way to prevent the thousands of sanitary good being flushed daily

  • Beach in Claddagh cleaned
  • Threat to wildlife
  • 'Think Before You Flush'

10 October 2019

Rossnowlagh beach gets a tidy up in partnership with Clean Coasts

Initiative is part of An Taisce's Clean Coasts Programme

  • Volunteers from Rossnowlagh Ramblers and Rossnowlagh Regeneration Group
  • Typical beach rubbish taken away such as rope, plastic bottles & cigarette butts
  • Also included dumped rubbish such as an oven and fridge

9 October 2019

Overnight water restrictions required in Athlone this week to allow levels in the Annagh reservoir to recover

Overnight water restrictions from 10pm - 6am

  • Please conserve water where possible
  • Report any leaks on the public network

8 October 2019

Working to restore the water supply in Dualla - East Cashel area following pipe burst

Burst water main affecting supply to the following areas:

  • Knockgraffon, New Inn, Ballydoyle, Kilmoyler
  • Tankerstown, Rockwell, Cashel East, Rosegreen
  • Dualla South, Boscobell, Killastafford & surrounds

8 October 2019

Water main replacement works underway in advance of Public Realm Enhancement Project on Parnell Street

A more secure and reliable water supply for local businesses and residents.

  • Works to be completed by end of November
  • A more modern water infrastructure
  • Reduced disruption to supply

8 October 2019

Significant investment into Monksland Wastewater Treatment Plant in Roscommon

Works will increase capacity, and provide a platform for growth and development

  • Allow for increased flows in high rain fall events
  • Ensure Environmental compliance
  • Protect receiving waters of the Shannon

7 October 2019

Celebration of the official opening of the N56 Coolboy to Kilmacrennan Road Scheme

Road Scheme on N56 has reached completion and is officially opened today

  • Road officially opened today
  • Water infrastructure replaced along N56
  • Watermain used to mimise costs

7 October 2019

Works to tackle leakage may cause temporary disruption to water supply in The Ring Road, Clonmel on the morning of Oct 8

Works in Ring Road on Tuesday morning may cause disruptions

  • Part of National Leakage Reducton Programme
  • 1am - 5am 8 October
  • 2-3 hours restoration time

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