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Upper Liffey Valley Sewerage Scheme progressing to support current and future development in east Kildare

Irish Water is progressing the Upper Liffey Valley Sewerage Scheme which will increase the capacity of the wastewater network and support future population and economic growth in east Kildare.

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14 December 2018

Water levels in Lough Owel are improving, please continue to be mindful of water usage

In order to avoid the requirement for water restrictions next Spring

  • Please continue to conserve water where possible
  • Water levels are still lower than last year
  • National Leakage Reduction Programme

14 December 2018

Upgrade of water supply will have big benefits for Gowran, Goresbridge and Paulstown

Bringing benefits to 1,225 residential and business properties in these areas

  • Construction of a new water treatment plant
  • Ensuring a safe, secure and reliable drinking water supply
  • Projects and Plans

13 December 2018

Water restriction from 10pm tonight until 6am tomorrow for parts of Athlone and surrounding areas

Water conservation works ongoing at Athlone Treatment Plant

  • Athlone Town, Baylin, Mount Temple, The Ories
  • Garrycastle, Dublin Road, Ardnaglug, Fardrum
  • Moydrum, Blyry, Killyon Hill, Bonavalley 

13 December 2018

National Leakage Reduction Programme underway in Springtown and Ballinalee in Co. Longford

Replacing aging water mains prone to frequent bursts

  • A more reliable water supply for all customers
  • Improved operation and maintenance
  • Works will cease during Christmas period 

13 December 2018

Ageing water mains to be replaced in Gormanstown, Co. Meath to improve security of supply

Work to replace old water main to commence in January 2019

  • Removal of 445 metres of problematic water mains
  • Replace with high density polyethylene (plastic) pipes 
  • Traffic management will be in place during works

13 December 2018

Rathmullan, Milford and Ramelton Sewerage Scheme update

Detailed design of wastewater infrastructure for the towns are progressing

  • Project will ensure adequate treatment of wastewater
  • Sludge Drying Reed Beds preferred option
  • View our project page 

12 December 2018

Irish Water commits to a new strategic energy initiative in partnership with SEAI

Committed to improving energy efficiency and reducing our carbon emissions 

  • Make energying efficiency an integral part of our BAU
  • Energy efficient design for all projects
  • Leveraging SEAI’s proven methodologies and expertise 

12 December 2018

Do Not Drink notice in Ardagh lifted following works

Customers can now resume normal use of their water

  • Continuing to monitor and test water in the area
  • In consultation with the HSE
  • Supply and Service Updates

11 December 2018

Muff NS students learn about the story of water to mark the official opening of new water treatment plant in Kingscourt

Local school children learned the significance of this new facility for their area

  • €4 million investment in the new water treatment plant
  • Removal from the EPA's Remedial Action List
  • Ensuring a more reliable quality of water for 3,200 customers

11 December 2018

Project progressing to upgrade the wastewater infrastructure in the Lower Liffey Valley Area

This €20 million project will provide for future population growth and economic development

  • Works are due to commence in late 2019
  • Construction of new sewer network and pumping station
  • €5.5bn investment on drinking water and wastewater quality

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