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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 approximately 40% of the country’s wastewater load and all of the city centre sewage passes through this pumping station every single day.

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18 May 2017

Irish Water working in Roscommon to secure high quality water supplies for over 19,000 people

Works are progressing and are on schedule across the four supplies

  • Roscommon plants prioritised
  • All upgrades underway
  • Safe, clean drinking water

18 May 2017

Irish Water continues to work to secure high quality water supplies for over 46,000 people on the RAL in Co. Mayo

Upgrades to following water treatments plants on schedule to be completed by end of 2017

  • Improve service and supply
  • Ensure compliance
  • Safe drinking water

18 May 2017

Works progress on the Kingscourt Water Treatment Plant to ensure its removal from the RAL

Irish Water investing €3 million for the construction of a new water treatment plant at Kingscourt

  • Removed from RAL by year end
  • Clean and safe drinking water
  • Significant improvements continue

18 May 2017

THM risk in Portumna water supply removed in latest EPA RAL update

Work continuing in Galway to secure high quality water supplies for over 11,000 people still on the RAL

  • Seven boil water notices lifted
  • Continued removal from RAL
  • Clean, safe drinking water

18 May 2017

Work progresses on the Lough Egish RWSS to ensure its removal from the RAL

Lough Egish only water supply in Co. Monaghan on EPA's Remedial Action List (RAL)

  • Part of prioritisation programme
  • On schedule for completion 
  • Will benefit over 10,000 users

16 May 2017

Swim prohibition notice lifted following repair and upgrade works at Kilkee Wastewater Pumping Station

Irish Water and Clare County Council are pleased to confirm that the swimming prohibition notice at Kilkee beach has been lifted

  • Necessary repairs identified
  • Aging pipes replaced
  • Work completed on schedule

15 May 2017

Information event on innovative sewerage scheme for Gweedore a success

Up to 200 people attended event organised to outline details of innovative solution for Gweedore Sewerage Scheme

  • An innovative solution
  • Will improve water quality
  • Future economic growth

12 May 2017

Minister Coveney opens new Kinvara Wastewater Treatment Plant following €5.1m investment by Irish Water

New plant will end the discharge of untreated wastewater to Kinvara Bay

  • Essential for economic development
  • Will protect the environment
  • Will benefit tourist trade

12 May 2017

Consumers in Donegal asked to conserve and minimise water usage

Measures due to unseasonably dry weather conditions where records show the driest April in 67 years

  • Historically low water levels
  • Small changes, positive impact
  • Public asked to report leaks

11 May 2017

Investment in Wicklow’s reservoirs improving the water quality for people in Co. Wicklow

Irish Water carries out final phase of maintenance work on Wicklow’s reservoirs

  • Reservoirs cleaned
  • Ongoing improvements
  • Improved drinking water

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