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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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18 February 2019

Sewer network to be upgraded in Dublin’s North Docklands

Over €1.3 million investment 

  • Addressing structural defects
  • Reduce likelihood of collapses
  • Improve performance

15 February 2019

Improving the water supply in Taghadoe, Kildare

1.7 kilometres of old problematic water mains will be replaced

  • Works to be completed by April 2019
  • Part of national Leakage Reduction Programme
  • Short-term water shut offs may be required

14 February 2019

Reducing leakage and improving the water supply in Muirhevnamore, Dundalk

Work will reduce leakage and improve supply for local community 

  • Works commencing February 15
  • Works planned in short sections
  • Part of national Leakage Reduction Programme

13 February 2019

Water restrictions required tonight in Athlone

Restrictions will affect the following areas:

  • Athlone Town, Baylin, Mount Temple, The Ories
  • Garrycastle, Dublin Road, Ardnaglug, Fardrum
  • Moydrum, Blyry, Killyon Hill, Bonavalley and surrounds

8 February 2019

Upgrading fleet of water services vans in Roscommon

Operated by Roscommon County Council on our behalf

  • Part of ongoing strategy to improve our services 
  • Used for routine, reactive and emergency situations
  • Continuing to upgrade fleet nationally

8 February 2019

Working to ensure Mullingar PWS is removed from Remedial Action List

Inadequate barrier for Cryptosporidium

  • Reviewing options to remove this risk
  • Portloman Water Treatment plant is safe to drink
  • Regularly testing in place on all public supplies

7 February 2019

Improving the water supply and reducing high levels of leakage in Eslin

Part of National Leakage Reduction Programme

  • Replacing old and damaged pipes
  • Improved water supply
  • Reduce high levels of leakage

6 February 2019

Essential works on Grand Parade Waste Water Pumping Station in Cork

Replacing infrastructure at waste water pumping station

  • Works expected to take up to 3 weeks
  • Disruption caused to be kept to a minimum
  • More information on Our Projects page

6 February 2019

Work in progress to remove parts of Wicklow from Remedial Action List

Plan in place to provide new water source

  • Kiltegan Water Supply added to RAL
  • New 4km pipeline has been completed
  • Part of priortised programme

5 February 2019

Cleaning up the Lee Fields with Green-Schools Ambassadors

Clean up organised as part of a Water Ambassador Action Day

  • Ambassadors attended from schools in Co. Cork & Tipperary
  • Raise awareness of impact of litter and need to protect amenities
  • Irish Water work in partnership with An Taisce's Clean Coasts programme

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