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Irish Water extends public consultation of the first National Water Resources Plan (NWRP) until 1 March 2021

The NWRP is Ireland’s first 25-year strategic plan enabling us to move towards safe, secure, reliable and sustainable water supplies for all of our customers and communities

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18 January 2021

Normal water supply resumes for customers in Trim, Summerhill, Rathmolyon and surrounding areas following lifting of water restrictions

Night time restrictions that were in place are being lifted with immediate effect

  • Water levels at the reservoirs have recovered to a sufficient level 
  • Supply will continue to be monitored
  • Customers are reminded to to follow HSE guidance on hand washing

18 January 2021

Repairs to burst water main close to Vartry water treatment plant continue

Repairs are taking place between Vartry water treatment plant and Newtown Mount Kennedy

  • Repairs are expected to be completed by Tuesday, 19 January 
  • Customers may experience low water pressure while works take place
  • Repair works are taking place in line with Covid-19 Level 5 protocols

18 January 2021

Repairs to major burst water main underway on Letteragh Road

Customers in Salthill, Lower Salthill, Dominick Street and surrounding areas in Galway City are affected

  • Repairs are expected to finish at 7pm
  • Works are taking place in line with Covid-19 Level 5 protocols
  • Updates will be available on wtr.ie/SupplyInfo

15 January 2021

Further progress made on the Howth Water Supply Scheme, safeguarding water supply for homes and businesses in the area

Works are being carried out in accordance with current Level 5 Covid-19 restrictions

  • Next section of the project due to begin on 18 January
  • South bound lane of the R809 Warrenhouse Road will be closed
  • Diversions will be in place

14 January 2021

Works progressing to enhance the water supply to homes and businesses in Foxford

Works are being carried out in accordance with current Level 5 Covid-19 restrictions.

  • Works involve upgrading water treatment processes at the plant
  • This will significantly improve quality and security of water supply 
  • Upgrade works are currently underway 

13 January 2021

Homes and businesses in Wexford asked to check for leaks and to conserve water where possible

There has been a steady increase in demand over the Christmas period spiking in the past few days following the recent cold spell

  • Public water network has experienced high volume of bursts
  • Repairs are being carried out in line with Covid-19 protocols
  • Customers asked to adhere to public health advice on hand washing and hygiene

13 January 2021

Irish Water and Fingal County Council are working to restore water supply to customers in parts of Blanchardstown following a burst water main

Crews are working to repair the burst watermain as quickly and as safely as possible

  • Old Corduff Rd; Ashling Heights; Lissane Apartments and surrounds are affected
  • Repairs are expected to be completed by 4pm
  • Works are taking place in line with Covid-19 protocols

13 January 2021

Irish Water progressing with essential works to safeguard the water supply to homes and businesses in Kildare and the GDA

Works will take place in accordance with current Level 5 COVID-19 restrictions

  • Works form part of the Barrow Extension project 
  • Valve repair works will take place on 14 January
  • Further works will take place from 18 January to 26 March

13 January 2021

Customers on the Lough Egish Regional Water Supply asked to check for leaks after recent cold spell

Lough Egish, Latton, Bawn, Rockcorry, Tullycorbet, Ballybay, Castleblayney and Clontibret

  • Overall demand for water has increased by 20%
  • Check outside taps and cattle drinking troughs
  • Adhere to public health guidelines & current restrictions

12 January 2021

Irish Water appeal to homes and businesses in the Greater Dublin Area to check for leaks as the recent cold spell has led to a surge in demand for water

There has been a steady increase in demand over the Christmas period, spiking in the past few days following the recent cold spell 

  • The public water network has experienced a higher than normal volume of bursts
  • We are working to complete repairs in line with Covid-19 protocols 
  • Customers are asked to conserve water where possible

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