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

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25 February 2020

More reliable supply of drinking water in Tubbercurry following water mains replacement

Works to commence works in Tubbercurry along Mountain Road on 25 February 2020

  • Decommissioning of 400 metres of old and damaged water pipes
  • Pipes to be replaced with high density polyethelene pipes
  • Works are scheduled to be completed by March 2020

22 February 2020

Works on-going to restore water supply to Athenry, Clarenbridge and Kilcolgan following pipe burst

Issue due to a major burst to a pipe in Raheen

  • The burst pipe at Raheen is due to be repaired by six this evening
  • Water supply returning to Athenry
  • Clarenbridge and Kilcolgan supply restored by 10pm

21 February 2020

Boil Water Notice remains in place for Tír an Fhia / Leitir Móir Public Water Supply

Notice also applies to customers supplied by Lettercallow Group Water Scheme

  • Notice issued on January 15 remains in place
  • Further upgrade works required
  • Notice expected to lift week commencing March 2 2020

20 February 2020

Works ongoing to repair burst on the Dublin Road

Burst has been located and isolated

  • Repairs will be carried out throughout the day
  • Customers may experience temporary loss of supply
  • Traffic management in place

20 February 2020

Works progressing at Leixlip water treatment plant as the water supply is continually managed across the Greater Dublin Area

Progress on works to old Leixlip Water Treatment Plant in order to safeguard the water supply

  • Works being carried as quickly and as safely as possible
  • Filter upgrades on schedule to be completed by June 2020
  • Customers encouraged to conserve water

20 February 2020

Works ongoing to lift Whitegate Boil Water Notice

Notice put in place due to an issue with the filtration process

  • Population of approximately 6,500 affected
  • Further testing needed over the coming days
  • Working to resolve situation ASAP

19 February 2020

Major upgrades to project in Skibbereen will be a platform for social and economic development

Major upgrades to the water supply for over 7,000 people

  • New pipelines and storage
  • A more secure, safe and robust water supply for the future
  • Project to result in the removal of water supplies from RAL

19 February 2020

Irish Water, in partnership with Dublin City Council, is upgrading the largest wastewater pumping station in the country, located at Ringsend in Dublin

Ringsend Wastewater Treatment Plant treats 40% of the country’s wastewater

  • Installation of six new pumps
  • Upgrade to result in a cost saving of €335,000 per year
  • Carbon emissions to be reduced by 2,270 tonnes per year

17 February 2020

Works progressing to improve water quality in Lough Swilly and the River Finn

When completed, project will have numerous benefits

  • Reduce the risk of flooding from sewers
  • Improve water quality in Lough Swilly and River Finn
  • Help protect the environment

14 February 2020

Customers supplied by Lough Talt water supply are reminded that the Boil Water Notice is still in place

Works progressing at Lough Talt treatment plant to ensure safe and secure supply

  • Safe supply to be delivered by end of 2020
  • Upgrades needed to protect against cryptosporidium
  • Customers remind to boil water before use

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