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EPA recognises Irish Water’s progress on priority issues at a national level in annual report

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognised Irish Water’s continuing improvements to water supplies and its progress on priority issues, such as disinfection and pesticide exceedances, at a national level in its annual Drinking Water Quality Report 2018.

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22 August 2019

Burst water main affecting supply to Tower/Blarney area

Second burst pipe in the area in two days

  • The first burst occurred yesterday (Wednesday)
  • Second burst occurred early this morning
  • Crews are on site and carrying our repairs

20 August 2019

Alternative Water Supplies available in Carrigaline

Work continues to repair burst pipe

  • Estimated completion time of 6pm this evening
  • Supply may take 2-3 hours to return
  • Recommended to boil tanker water before use

19 August 2019

Water main improvement works in Arklow may cause disruption to supply on Wednesday night

Part of national Leakage Reduction Programme

  • Works taking place from 10pm-2am
  • May cause reduced pressure and outages
  • Customer helpline 1850 278 278

16 August 2019

Irish Water committed to safeguarding the Water Supply for Athlone

Review of the proposed water treatment plant at Killinure Lough complete

  • Better to upgrade water treatment plant at Custume Bridge
  • A safe and resilient water supply to Athlone is a priority
  • Scheme will have the capacity to meet demands of Athlone

16 August 2019

Water mains improvement works on the Togher Road, Glasheen, Cork

Works may cause disruption to supply on Tuesday August 20 from 7pm-11.30pm

  • Following works supply may take 2-3 hours to return
  • Part of our national Leakage Reduction Programme
  • List of affected areas

16 August 2019

Working to restore water supply to the Irishtown area of New Ross following burst pipe

Surrounding areas of Irishtown may experience low pressure

  • Repair crews have been on site over recent days
  • Alternative water supplies are available
  • Recommended to boil water from tanker

16 August 2019

Water production restored at Freemount following fire

Normal supply expected to return to all areas over the weekend

  • Water was safely introduced into the network yesterday evening
  • Temporary water stations are still available
  • Ensure all taps are turned off while system is filling

15 August 2019

Working to restore water supply in North and Central Kerry following large pipe burst

Burst pipe in Farranfore is impacting on water supplies

  • Expected that supply should be restored this evening
  • Crews on the ground since this morning
  • Traffic management is in place in the area

14 August 2019

Water supply now restored to all customers in Clonmel following disruptions in recent days

Adverse weather and resulting operational issues led to supply interruptions

  • Number of complex issues impacting supply
  • Crews worked throughout the weekend
  • Customer care helpline 1850 278 278

14 August 2019

Works to safeguard water supply to take place on Slade Road in South Dublin

Works on a trunk water main will start next week

  • Road closure on Slade Road/Castle Road during works
  • Customers may experience lower water pressure than normal
  • Encouraging customers to conserve water during works

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