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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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29 November 2019

Irish Water and Ibec launch campaign to support water conservation in the bio pharma sector for a sustainable future

Supporting businesses in safeguarding our precious water supply

  • Lower water consumption
  • Reduced operating costs
  • Protecting the environment


29 November 2019

Upgrade works ensure clean, safe and secure supply of water in County Mayo

National Disinfection Programme results in upgrades and standardisation of disinfection systems

  • Upgrades at 22 plants in Mayo
  • Water disinfected to remove bacteria
  • Upgrade works completed in over 211 sites nationwide

28 November 2019

Essential works scheduled to commence in December for those still on a Boil Water Notice in Tallanstown village

Essential works to take place for those still on Boil Water Notice in Tallanstown

  • Essential works to commence 16 December 2019
  • Ice-pigging scheduled to ensure adequate levels of chlorine
  • Priority to safeguard the water supply for the future

28 November 2019

Works to restore water supply in Ballycotton

Boil Water Notice remains in place on Whitegate Public Water Supply

  • Areas affected - Ballycotton, Maytown, Ballyandreen,
  • Ballydavid, Churchtown South
  • Temporary water station near bus stop in Ballycotton

28 November 2019

Do Not Use notice lifted on the water supply for section of Kilkerrin Industrial Estate

Do Not Use notice lifted for all customers in the Kilkerrin Park Industrial Estate section

  • Do Not Use notice lifted following consultation with HSE
  • Cause - accidental break of sewer and watermain
  • Notice was in place as a precaution

25 November 2019

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

Water main works on Wednesday 27 November as part of national Leakage Reduction Programme

  • Possible disruption to water supply from 9am - 4pm
  • Affected areas - Swords Manor, Park View, Abbeyvale, Ormond Estate
  • Valley View, Glassmore, Windmill Lane, Park Avenue

25 November 2019

Works to tackle leakage may cause temporary disruption to water supply in parts of Limerick city centre

Leak detection works to parts of Limerick City as part of national Leakage Reduction Programme

  • Works to take place 1am - 5am 26 and 27 November
  • Allow for 2-3 hours restoration time
  • Programme safeguards water and reduces leaks

25 November 2019

Roscommon Main Drainage Sewerage Scheme gets the thumbs up from Roscommon County Council

Incidents of storm water overflows and pollution events set to decrease

  • Works to improve water quality
  • Works to commence at the end of 2020
  • Part of investment plan

25 November 2019

Essential upgrade works are ongoing at Staleen Water Treatment Plant in order to safeguard the water supply for customers

Works scheduled on Staleen Water Treatment Plant Tuesday 26 November

  • Works scheduled from 9am until 5pm
  • Restrictions may be necessary to allow water levels in Windmill Hill Reservoir to recover
  • Please conserve water where possible

25 November 2019

Official opening of upgrades to six wastewater treatment plants in Co Leitrim

​Upgrades to Manorhamilton, Mohill, Ballinamore, Carrigallen, Drumshanbo, and Leitrim Village treatment plants

  • Upgrades to support population growth across the county
  • Part of national strategy
  • Ensures wastewater is treated at highest environmental standard

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