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Irish Water highlights progress and challenges in delivering critical wastewater infrastructure

The EPA’s annual Urban Wastewater Treatment Report was published on 12 November. Support for housing, development and the environment are key priorities.

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5 December 2016

Proposed upgrade of Lee Road Water Treatment Plant will provide a more secure supply to over 100,000 people in Cork City

The Lee Road Treatment Plant provides almost 70% of Cork City's total water supply. Find out more.

2 December 2016

Claregalway and Milltown Wastewater Treatment Plants open following €5.6 million investment

Today marked the official opening of two Wastewater Treatment Plants in Co Galway following a €5.6 million investment.

2 December 2016

Tully/Tullycross water treatment plant

The Tully/Tullycross Water Treatment Plant in Galway is now fully operational.

2 December 2016

Work completed on North Quay Water Main Project in Drogheda

The new water main in North Quay in Drogheda has been connected benefiting 6,000 people.

2 December 2016

Ballynamona Clean Coasts Community Group wins Irish Water sponsored Think Before You Flush Raising Awareness Award

The Think Before You Flush campaign aims to tackle the problem of sewage related litter on Ireland’s beaches.

2 December 2016

€3.5 million investment to upgrade wastewater treatment facilities in Ardfert, Co Kerry set to protect the environment and facilitate future growth

Ardfert and surrounding communities will enjoy significant health, environmental and economic benefits as a result of investment by Irish Water.

1 December 2016

€340,000 investment in Arvagh wastewater services will have environmental benefits for 1,200 consumers

Irish Water recently completed upgrade works to Arvagh Wastewater Treatment Plant, reducing the environmental impact. Find out more.

30 November 2016

€230,000 invested in new UV unit to reduce environmental impact of Westport Wastewater Treatment Plant

The installation will greatly improve the final effluent being discharged from the plant, protecting the sea life in Clew Bay.

30 November 2016

€100,000 invested in Boyle projects, improving wastewater services for 4,500 consumers

Works are taking place in two different locations in Boyle town, Wooden Bridge estate to Drum Bridge and Bridge Street. Find out more.

29 November 2016

Planning permission welcomed for the upgrade of the 150 year old water supply for North Wicklow and South Dublin

This treatment plant, along with other planned upgrades to the existing site, will secure the long-term future of the water supply.

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