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We are writing to homes and businesses about your water quality and the work we are doing to improve it

In the coming weeks Irish Water will write to 140,000 homes and businesses on the public water network whose supplies are on the Environmental Protection Agency’s Remedial Action List (RAL).

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24 October 2018

Demonstration project for new Gweedore sewerage system to be finalised in the coming months

Provision of a sewerage scheme for the residents and businesses of Gweedore

  • In partnership with Donegal County Council
  • Over 40 homes have signed up to the project
  • All properties and sites to be connected to the scheme

24 October 2018

Nine water treatment plants in Mayo to be upgraded to ensure improved drinking water quality for customers

Businesses and residents in County Mayo to benefit from improved drinking water quality

  • Mulranny, Kiltimagh, Swinford, Foxford, Erris
  • Wherrew, Newport, Westport, Louisburgh
  • €8.75 million investment

23 October 2018

Works to tackle leakage and provide a more secure supply underway on the Glanmire Road in Cork

Works are associated with the development of the Eastern Strategic Link water main  

  • Works will provide capacity to re-route supply around the city 
  • Night time closures between Water Street and Ferryboat House
  • Monday 29 October - Sunday 04 November

23 October 2018

Impact of Galway wastewater treatment investment being felt in the community

New wastewater treatment plants are built and more are being upgraded

  • No untreated wastewater discharge by 2021
  • €215 million investment in wastewater treatment
  • Operating wastewater treatment plants to the highest standard 

23 October 2018

Impact of investment in wastewater treatment being felt in communities across the country

Investment in wastewater treatment in communities across the country

  • Wastewater treatment plants upgraded or built in 55 locations
  • EPA’s Urban Wastewater Treatment Report highlights progress 
  • No untreated wastewater discharge by 2021

22 October 2018

Works commenced in Tralee to improve water supply and reduce leakage

Works will tackle high levels of leakage in partnership with Kerry County Council

  • Part of the Leakage Reduction Programme
  • Replacing Tralee watermains dating back to the 1800s
  • Customers can call 1850 278 278 for updates

20 October 2018

Boil Water Notice lifted for Borris Public Water Supply

Boil Water Notice lifted for Borris Public Water Supply

  • Notice lifted following water quality tests
  • Notice applied to 629 customers
  • Water now safe to drink

19 October 2018

Boil Water Notice remains in place for Borris

Pending the results of testing taking place on supply

  • Boil water before consuming
  • Working with Carlow County Council
  • Customer care line at 1850 278 278

18 October 2018

Replacement of ageing water mains in Ballybegley, Newtowncunningham to improve supply and reduce leakage

Replacement of 1.5 kilometres of problematic water mains

  • Ensuring a clean, safe and reliable water supply
  • May involve some short-term water shut offs
  • National Leakage Reduction Programme

18 October 2018

Do Not Drink notice for Rathkeale Public Water Supply has been lifted with immediate effect

Notice lifted following remedial works and satisfactory monitoring results

  • Decision follows consultation with the HSE
  • Normal use of the water supply can resume
  • Monitoring and testing of water supply ongoing

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