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The Story of Water, a new documentary exploring the development and current state of Ireland’s public water network

The Story of Water is a new documentary exploring the development and current state of Ireland’s public water network and includes individual, personal stories from all over Ireland. The Story of Water airs Sunday 8 December at 7pm on Virgin Media Two.

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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

4 December 2019

Over 3000 people in Creeslough Co Donegal now have safe drinking water

Good news following removal of Creeslough water supply from Remedial Action List

  • Creeslough Water Supply given thumbs up by EPA
  • Donegal schemes on RAL down from 11 to 4 since 2015
  • Works continuing on remaining water supplies

3 December 2019

Water main improvement works in areas of Swords, Co. Dublin may cause disruptions to supply

Part of national Leakage Reduction Programme

  • Works to take place Wednesday 4 December 9am-7pm
  • Part of construction of over 3 km of new water main
  • Supply may take 2-3 hours to return network refills

2 December 2019

Essential upgrade works are ongoing at Staleen to safeguard the water supply for customers in South Louth and East Meath

Works scheduled on Staleen Water Treatment Plant on Wednesday 4 December

  • Works scheduled from 9am until 5pm
  • Water supply dependent on storage level in reservoirs
  • Please conserve water where possible

2 December 2019

193 people in Kerry now have safe drinking water

Removal of Castlecove water supply from Remedial Action List

  • 193 people now have safe drinking water
  • Works contiuning on 4 other Kerry water supplis
  • RAL schemes in Kerry down from 41 - 4 since 2015

2 December 2019

Over 4,600 people in Bennettsbridge area now have safe drinking water

Removal of Bennettsbridge water supply from Remedial Action List

  • 4,600 people with safe drinking water
  • Previously insufficient protection against cryptosporidium
  • Upgrades now provide an advanced treatment process

 

29 November 2019

Do Not Consume notice lifted for Belvelly and Ticknock area with immediate effect

Lifting follows the completion of works to decommission the old cast iron pipes

  • New water supply pipes provided for the area
  • Supply no longer supplied from Tibbotstown
  • Supply now part of Glashaboy Water Supply Scheme

29 November 2019

Works begin for new wastewater treatment plants in Coachford, Innishannon, Dripsey and Ballyvourney/Ballymakeera

Project to deliver new wastewater treatment plants in four areas of Cork

  • Improve water quality
  • Infrastrucuture sized for population growth
  • Information evening Monday 9 December

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