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The Story of Water is a new documentary exploring the development and current state of Ireland’s public water network and includes individual, personal stories from all over Ireland. The Story of Water airs Sunday 8 December at 7pm on Virgin Media Two.

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12 December 2019

Irish Water advises that water restrictions are required tonight, Thursday 12 December in Athlone

Irish Water advises that water restrictions are required tonight in Athlone, Co Westmeath

  • This follows a mechanical breakdown at the water treatment plant
  • The restriction will be in place from midnight tonight, Thursday, 12 December until 7am tomorrow, Friday, 13 December
  • Our customer care helpline is open 24/7 on 1850 278 278 and customers can also contact us on Twitter @IWCare with any queries.

11 December 2019

Whitegate Public Water Supply Boil Water Notice Update

Update 7pm, Wednesday 11 December

  • Notice lifted for some customers following works
  • Supplies have been redirected from other areas
  • Updates on our Water Supply Updates section

11 December 2019

Restrictions required in Athlone tonight to allow Annagh reservoir to recover

Restriction on water supply in Athlone tonight 11 December 2019

  • Restriction in place tonight from 10pm to 6am
  • Restriction on supply to protect water levels in Annagh reservoir
  • Water expected to return between 6am - 8am 12 December 2019

11 December 2019

Appeals to public in the Greater Dublin Area to conserve water over the Christmas period

Appeals to conserve water over Christmas period as demand reaches record levels

  • Demand for drinking water reaches record levels
  • Customers asked to conserve water where possible
  • Conserving now will reduce risk of restrictions

11 December 2019

Boil Water Notice remains in place as Irish Water carries out upgrade works to restore normal supply

Boil Water Notice for all customers served by the Fedamore Public Water Supply

  • Notice remains in place following an increase in turbidity
  • Boil Water Notice affects approximately 500 people
  • Customers are advised to boil water before use

10 December 2019

Water restrictions in Athlone due to mechanical failure at water treatment plant

Restriction needed to ensure adequate supply for all customers

  • Mechanical breakdown occurred late this evening
  • Restriction from 10pm, 10 December to 6am, 11 December
  • Supply expected to return fully by 8am

9 December 2019

Castleblayney Wastewater Treatment Plant modernised and upgraded to the tune of €6m

Upgrades to benefit health, environment and future growth prospects in Monaghan communities

  • Mechanical and electrical equipment upgraded
  • Significant health and water quality benefits
  • Part of investment plan to address critical issues

9 December 2019

Works continue in Falcarragh to provide a more reliable water supply

Planned water outage Tuesday, 10 December to facilitate new water main connection

  • Outage Tuesday 10 December from 10am-5pm
  • 2-3 hour restoration time
  • Visit our Water Supply Updates page for regular updates

9 December 2019

Vital water main replacement works completed on Parnell Street

Water main replacement works completed and roads reopened in Ennis

  • Ensures more secure and reliable water supply
  • Roads fully reopened on Parnell Street, Ennis
  • Specialised equipment used to reduce dust and noise

6 December 2019

Boil Water Notice issued for customers on the Castlepollard High Level Public Water Supply

Notice in place following a mechanical issue at the water treatment plant

  • Notice affecting approximately 1,500 people
  • Working to resolve situation as soon as possible
  • Updates on our Water Supply Updates section

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