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Irish Water extends public consultation of the first National Water Resources Plan (NWRP) until 1 March 2021

The NWRP is Ireland’s first 25-year strategic plan enabling us to move towards safe, secure, reliable and sustainable water supplies for all of our customers and communities

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25 January 2021

Irish Water continues to make progress on the Athlone wastewater project to safeguard the environment and provide for future growth and development

When completed, the project will reduce the risk of sewer flooding in Athlone 

  • Sewer overflows to the River Shannon will be reduced
  • New pumping stations will be built in Golden Island and Coosan West
  • It is expected that works will begin in the second half of 2022 

22 January 2021

Irish Water continues to make progress on the Blanchardstown Regional Drainage Scheme

This project is being delivered in adherence with Covid-19 Level 5 controls

  • A lane closure will be required on the Damastown Link Road 
  • Closure will begin on Monday, 25 January for a period of five days
  • Traffic management will be in place and local access will be maintained 

22 January 2021

Irish Water goes solar to reduce emissions at new Thurles Water Treatment Plant

Over 40 tonnes of carbon will be saved every year

  • 230 solar panels installed on roof of Water Treatment Plant
  • 83,264 kWh of electricity will be generated per year 
  • These solar panels have a 25-year power output warranty

21 January 2021

Night-time outage in Navan Town due to essential works to secure the water supply

Outage is required to facilitate emergency works on the Navan trunk water main

  • Low water pressure and/or outages from 10:00pm 21 until 2:00am 22 January
  • Update will provide a safer more secure water supply for the town
  • It may take 2-3 hours for normal water supply to return 

20 January 2021

Appeal to homes and businesses in the Greater Dublin Area to winter proof their properties in advance of predicted freezing temperatures

We are asking people to do this to protect the water supply in advance of expected freezing night time temperatures in the coming days

  • Simple water conservation efforts can have a big impact on reducing demand 
  • Hundreds of leak and burst watermain repairs took place after recent cold snap
  • Customers reminded to adhere to public health advice on hand washing and hygiene regarding Covid-19

20 January 2021

Wastewater treatment plant works due to begin in Coachford, Co. Cork

Works are progressing in accordance with the current Level 5 Covid 19 restrictions

  • Works are due to begin on Monday, 25 January
  • Traffic management measures will be in place during works
  • Local access will be maintained

19 January 2021

Essential works being carried out in Dun Laoghaire Rathdown to safeguard the water supply for homes and businesses

Works are taking place at the junction of Fluerville Road and Newtown Park Avenue

  • Works are taking place on Wednesday, 20 January
  • Blackrock, Monkstown and surrounds may experience disruptions
  • Works are taking place in line with Covid-19 protocols

19 January 2021

Homes, farms and businesses in Longford asked to check for leaks and conserve water as the recent cold spell has led to a surge in demand for water

There has been a steady increase in demand over the Christmas period spiking in the past few days following the recent cold spell 

  • Water network has experienced more bursts
  • Repairs are being carried out in line with Covid-19 protocols
  • Customers are asked to conserve water where possible 

19 January 2021

Irish Water response to Water Advisory Body Quarterly Report No. 3 of 2020

Irish Water notes the publication of the Water Advisory Board’s (WAB) third Quarterly Report of 2020

  • Investment plan continues to prioritise the need to support housing and development
  • We are making progress with local communities to improve critical infrastructure 
  • We welcome acknowledgement of improved customer engagement and complaints resolution

19 January 2021

Works underway to restore water supply to customers in Ballymahon and surrounding areas following a pipe burst

Edgeworthstown, Corbolla, Lisrobit and surrounding areas may be impacted by disruptions

  • Burst pipe is located on the N55
  • Works expected to be completed at 3pm this afternoon
  • Works are taking place in line with Covid-19 Level 5 protocols

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