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First of two pipes installed underneath estuary between Cobh Dockyard and Monkstown as part of Cork Lower Harbour Project

Irish Water, in partnership with Cork County Council, is working to end the decades-long practice of discharging raw sewage directly into Cork Lower Harbour with the Cork Lower Harbour Main Drainage Project.

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10 January 2020

Old water mains and service connections replacement in Barrington Street

Work is due to get underway on the week of January 13 

  • Upgrades will provide more secure, reliable water supply
  • Work is expected to be completed before March
  • Traffic diversions will be in place

10 January 2020

Essential upgrade works are nearing completion at Staleen Water Treatment Plant

Works scheduled to take place at Staleen Water Treatment Plant on Tuesday 14 January

  • Works scheduled from 9am until 3pm
  • Water supply dependent on storage level in reservoirs
  • Please conserve water where possible

9 January 2020

Customers in Castlebellingham may experience interruption to their water supply as a result of a burst watermain

Essential repairs taking place on the burst watermain

  • Areas affected are:  Milestown, Maine, Lynns, Annagassan, Castlebellingham,
  • Kilsaran, Williamstown, Greenmount, Mullins Cross, Drumleck, Wottonstown,
  • Braganstown, Drumcar, Bolies, Drumeenagh, Dunleer and surrounding areas

9 January 2020

Customers in Trim and surrounding areas are urged to conserve water to allow reservoirs refill

Customers urged to conserve water following completion of repair works

  • Rathmoylon supply should return later this morning
  • Water supply should have returned to other affected areas
  • Customers urged to conserve water to allow the reservoir to refill

8 January 2020

Boil Water Notice lifted for customers on the Castlepollard High Level Public Water Supply with immediate effect

Issue at the plant has been resolved and disinfection process operating normally

  • Follows consultation with the Health Service Executive
  • Notice was been put in place as a precaution
  • Thanks to the community for their patience and cooperation

7 January 2020

Works taking place across Donegal to improve the security of supply

Part of National Leakage Reduction Programme

  • Investing €12 million across the county
  • A more reliable water supply
  • Reduced instances of bursts and leakage

23 December 2019

Do Not Consume water restriction in Bailieborough and surrounding areas lifted with immediate effect

Do Not Consume drinking water restriction in place on the Bailieborough Regional Water Supply lifted with immediate effect.

  • The water is now safe to drink
  • Scheme includes Mullagh, Virginia and Killinkere
  • Issue due to elevated levels of manganese in supply

20 December 2019

Boil Water Notice lifted for all customers on the Whitegate Regional Water Supply with immediate effect

Water being supplied to the area is safe to drink

  • Detailed examination of each stage of the treatment process
  • Improved monitoring and controls
  • We are continuing to carry out improvement works at the plant

20 December 2019

Full capacity restored at Bennettsbridge Water Supply Scheme

No further restrictions will be put in place

  • Notice issued following deterioration of raw water quality
  • Crews worked throughout the day to restore production
  • Call 1850 278278 if experiencing issues

20 December 2019

Progress on work to end raw sewage discharge in Ballyvaughan

Project in Ballyvaughan to involve building of a new wastewater treatment plant

  • Project will serve a population equivalent of 1,050 people
  • Plant will protect evironment and improve water quality
  • All aspects have been sized to fit population growth

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