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Public urged to choose handwashing over powerwashing as domestic water usage increases by an average of 20%

Metering data has revealed that households are using an additional 24 litres of water per person per day, a 20% increase from February. This is in line with data from UK water utilities.

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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

25 November 2019

Works to tackle leakage may cause temporary disruption to water supply in parts of Cashel in the early hours of the morning

Supply disruptions to parts of Cashel as part of national Leakage Reduction Progamme

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

22 November 2019

Site Investigation works relating to new wastewater sewer in Adare area

Site investigation works in Deerpark, Adare

  • From Monday 25 to Wednesday 27 November
  • Provision of new wastewater sewer
  • Traffic management will be in place

22 November 2019

Boil Water Notice issued for Fedamore Public Water Supply

Boil Water Notice lifted for all customers served by the Fedamore Public Water Supply

  • All consumers can now resume normal use of the water supply
  • Lifted following the completion of remedial works on the supply
  • Priority is to safeguard water supply

22 November 2019

Works to safeguard water supplies in the Clonmel area

Significant investments to improve ageing infrastructure

  • Construction of a new reservoir in the townland of Giantsgrave
  • Tackling leakage as part of Leakage Reduction Programme
  • Investigating feasibility of utilising alternative groundwater sources

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