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We are writing to homes and businesses about your water quality and the work we are doing to improve it

In the coming weeks Irish Water will write to 140,000 homes and businesses on the public water network whose supplies are on the Environmental Protection Agency’s Remedial Action List (RAL).

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11 November 2018

Work on-going to repair a burst water main that supplies Newcastle West and surrounding areas

Repairs on-going to a burst water main in Newcastle West

  • Burst main affecting the reservoir 
  • Areas affected are Old Mill, Ardagh
  • Monagea, Newcastle West & Castlemahon

11 November 2018

Water restrictions for parts of Athlone and surrounding areas

Water restrictions for parts of Athlone and surrounding areas

  • From 10pm Sunday, 11 November
  • Until 6am Monday,12 November
  • Water levels low in Annagh Reservoir 

11 November 2018

Burst water main on the Dublin Road in Limerick successfully repaired

Burst water main on the Dublin Road now fully repaired

  • Water supply is returning to normal
  • Dublin Road is open to traffic
  • Crews worked all day to repair the burst 

10 November 2018

Works taking place to restore water supply in Limerick City following a major pipe burst

(Update 18:00, 10 November, 2018) Major burst in Limerick City

  • Repair expected to be completed at approximately 9pm tonight
  • Crews are on site
  • Some areas affected by low pressure and loss of supply

9 November 2018

Boil Water Notice issued for homes and businesses on both sides of Barrack Street in Loughrea town

Boil Water Notice issued for both sides of Barrack Street in Loughrea town

  • Detection of E. coli in the water supply
  • Water compliance experts are working to resolve
  • Boil all water until further notice

9 November 2018

Ardpatrick and Kilfinane water schemes will continue on nightly restrictions due to low source levels

Ardpatrick and Kilfinane water schemes on nightly restrictions

  • Low water source levels
  • Croom Water Supply has intermittent night time restrictions 
  • Customers are asked to conserve water

9 November 2018

Limerick residents and businesses to benefit from improved water supply

Customers in Limerick city will benefit from a more reliable and safer water supply 

  • Leakage reduction and pipe replacement
  • Old pipework replaced with modern pipes
  • Removal of lead pipes

9 November 2018

Business customers in Cork, Kerry and Waterford receive new water meters

These water meters will provide more accurate data for leak identification and billing

  • No charge to customers for installation
  • Meter Replacement Programme ongoing 
  • Allowing for faster and more frequent meter readings

8 November 2018

Disruption to the water supply in Ashbourne

Disruption to Ashbourne water supply from 10pm 8 November

  • Outage until 7am 9 November
  • Ashbourne and surrounding areas
  • Customers may experience water quality issues during work

8 November 2018

R610 Road, Cork Street Passage West to open on Saturday 10 November

Working to help end the discharge of untreated sewage into Cork Lower Harbour

  • Closure necessary to progress vital works
  • Committed to consulting with local community 
  • 20,000 homes and businesses will be connected to new scheme

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