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Upper Liffey Valley Sewerage Scheme progressing to support current and future development in east Kildare

Irish Water is progressing the Upper Liffey Valley Sewerage Scheme which will increase the capacity of the wastewater network and support future population and economic growth in east Kildare.

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7 January 2019

Water supply restored in Celbridge following the repair of a burst water main

The complex repair works are now complete and water will begin to be restored.

  • Full water service may take some time to return 
  • Customers may experience airlocks on internal plumbing
  • Temporary water supplies still in place

7 January 2019

Glyphosate detected in drinking water in Waterford, farmers urged to be mindful when spraying pesticides

It is imperative that pesticide users are mindful of best practice when spraying lands

  • Drinking water supplies vulnerable to contamination
  • Detections of pesticides found in drinking water
  • Glyphosate found in weed killer and used by gardeners

7 January 2019

Burst water main impacting parts of Celbridge

Work to restore the water supply to homes and businesses are on-going

  • Expected repair will be completed by 5pm 
  • Water station in place at the Church of Ireland in Celbridge
  • Filling station on the Clane Road from 1.30pm 

7 January 2019

Works to improve security of water supply for Cork City get underway on Horgan’s Quay

Work underway to improve water supply for Cork City by tackling leakage

  • 500M of old problematic water mains will be replaced
  • A new ductile iron trunk water main on Horgan’s Quay
  • Older pipes have a high level of leakage

4 January 2019

National Leakage Reduction Programme will improve water quality and reduce high levels of leakage in Arklow

Ageing water mains being replaced to improve security of supply

  • 2.7km of problematic water mains being replaced
  • Works will commence week beginning 7 January
  • Work may involve some short-term water shut offs 

4 January 2019

Kiltegan Do Not Consume Notice remains in place

Notice due to elevated nitrate levels

  • This is not a Boil Water Notice
  • Water should not be used for drining
  • Bottled water available at Katie Lowes Pub

3 January 2019

Replacement of ageing water mains in Brosna, Co. Offaly to reduce leakage

New water main will improve security of supply for local community 

  • Replacement of 1.8 Km of ageing water mains
  • New pipe is high density polyethylene pipes
  • Work is scheduled to be completed by May 2019

24 December 2018

Do Not Consume Notice issued for all customers supplied by the Kiltegan Water Supply Scheme

Notice due to elevated levels of nitrate in the water supply

  • This is NOT a Boil Water Notice
  • Does not apply to other areas in Wicklow.
  • Bottled water available beside Katie Lowes Pub 

21 December 2018

Boil Water Notice lifted for Hazel Hill, Annacurra

Boil Water Notice lifted in Annacurra, Co. Wicklow

  • Notice had affected 25 houses in Annacurra
  • Water is now safe to drink
  • Boil Water Notice was in place since February 2008 

20 December 2018

CPO for Wastewater Treatment Plant site at Falcarragh to be published

Ending the discharge of poorly treated sewage into Ballyness Bay 

  • CPO essential for the delivery of this project.
  • Wayleaves and CPO submitted to An Bord Pleanála
  • Large increase in wastewater expenditure over next few years 

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