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Mains flushing works underway in Ashbourne

Irish Water in partnership with Meath County Council is carrying out a programme of watermains flushing in Ashbourne to improve the water supply to homes and business in the area.

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16 May 2019

Works get underway in Belvelly to improve drinking water quality

Works will commence in the Belvelly area on May 20th

  • Replacing 2.6km of problematic water mains
  • Part of our Leakage Reduction Programme
  • Possible short-term water shut offs

16 May 2019

Plans to upgrade problematic Falcarragh water pipe

Plans announced at meeting with local councillors this morning

  • Committed to delivering water improvement works
  • Two sections of water mains planned for improvement
  • Plan to commence construction in Autumn this year

15 May 2019

Water outage in Ardee due to new connection works

Works to facilitate a new connection onto the public water supply will result in a water outage

  • Ardee, Stickillen, Mullanstown, Pepperstown & Blakestown
  • Customers are asked to conserve water
  • Water will return at 6am on Friday 17 May

14 May 2019

Donegal Oireachtas members updated about plans to improve the coastal waters around Moville

Plans to develop much-needed wastewater infrastructure

  • Untreated wastewater discharged at five locations
  • Decommissioning of 15 temporary treatment plants
  • Treatment plant will dramatically improve water quality

14 May 2019

Works in Arklow may cause disruption to supply on Thursday May 16th

Disruption from 9.00pm to 2.00am

  • Constructing 3.1km of new water mains
  • Reduced water pressure and water outages
  • Part of national Leakage Reduction Programme

14 May 2019

Essential upgrade works scheduled for Staleen Water Treatment Plant

Water supply will be dependent on storage in the reservoirs

  • Storage should maintain supply during the works
  • Customers may experience low water pressure
  • Customers are encouraged to conserve water 

13 May 2019

Pesticide exceedances on the rise in some counties

Farmers and other users urged to use best practice when spraying

  • Improper use means pesticides can end up in drinking water
  • Regulations for pesticides are very stringent
  • Basic steps for reducing pesticide risks

13 May 2019

Castleblayney water pipe replacement works completed ahead of schedule

Delivering more secure supply to residents and businesses

  • Over 1,000 metres of pipes were replaced
  • Part of Leakage Reduction Programme
  • Part of investment plan

10 May 2019

Works get underway on Skehard Road to improve water quality

Replacing 300 metres of problematic water mains

  • Part of National Leakage Reduction Programme
  • Works will commence on 13 May
  • Works will be completed before July

10 May 2019

State-of-the-art water supply scheme will bring big benefits to Thurles

Construction work is progressing well on the new water treatment

  • New plant and network will replace 10 existing plants
  • Older plants are vulnerable to water quality issues 
  • New water treatment plants in Killeenyarda and Holycross

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