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EPA Drinking Water Report highlights continuing high quality of public water supply

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognised the continuing high quality of the public water supply in its annual Drinking Water Quality Report 2019.

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16 December 2019

Commencement of Gweedore Sewerage Scheme celebrated with ‘Most Innovative Use of Technology’ award

Gweedore Sewerage Scheme wins award at the 2019 National Procurement Awards

  • Award recognises impressive and transformative procurement projects
  • New sewerage system being delivered for Gweedore
  • Sewerage scheme will improve water quality in Gweedore Bay

13 December 2019

Restrictions required in Athlone tonight to allow Annagh reservoir to recover

Restriction on water supply in Athlone from midnight tonight Friday 13 December 2019

  • Restriction in place tonight from midnight to 7am
  • Restriction on supply to protect water levels in Annagh reservoir
  • Water supply will take a number of hours to fully restore

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

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

End in sight for discharge of raw sewage from Liscannor

Planning application lodged for new Wastewater Treatment Plant

  • Project to support growth and development of area
  • Construction to begin in late 2020
  • Contact will be maintained to minimise disruption

5 December 2019

Progress on pump repair works at Ringsend Wastewater Treatment Plant

Repairing of pumps at Ringsend Wastewater Treatment Plant 

  • Successful repair of one pump
  • Essential repairs being made to second pump
  • EPA and councils have been informed of issue

5 December 2019

Construction to begin on Riverstick and Belgooly Water Supply Scheme

Upgrades to Riverstick Reservoir and Belgooly Water Supply Scheme

  • Reservoir to maintain water pressure
  • Works will take approx 6 months
  • Ensure a reliable water supply

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