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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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13 August 2019

A more secure and reliable water supply for homes and businesses in Gorey & north Wexford

In partnership with Wexford County Council

  • Works will take approx. 18 months to complete
  • Facilitating growth and development
  • Project will safeguard the water supply for the future

11 August 2019

Incident at Freemount Water Treatment Plant, North Cork

A fire occurred on Sunday 11 August

  • Issue with an electrical panel 
  • No one was injured in the incident
  • Storage in reservoirs will be depleted by Monday

11 August 2019

Pedestrian access to St Patrick Bridge Cork has been closed due to health and safety issues

Leakage works will provide a more secure and robust water supply

  • Road closed from 7.30pm on 9 Aug to 6am on 12 Aug
  • Project will be completed in two phases
  • Phase 1 will be completed by end of August

11 August 2019

Update on Kilkerrin/Moylough Public Water Supply - 8pm

Loss of supply experienced due to deterioration in raw water quality

  • Crews were working very hard to restore supply
  • Water quality has now restored to acceptable levels
  • Customer Care helpline 1850 274274

10 August 2019

Bathing prohibition notice in place at Kilkee beach.

Notice put in place in conjunction with the HSE

  • Burst main resulted in discharge
  • Red Flag on display on Kilkee Beach
  • Notice will remain pending sampling

9 August 2019

Bathing Water Notices for beaches in Dublin City and Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown following stormwater overflows

Stormwater overflow from Ringsend Wastewater Treatment Plant

  • Bathing prohibitions in place for Sandymount and Merrion
  • Bathing prohibitions for a number of Dún Laoghaire's beaches
  • Further sampling to take place next week

9 August 2019

Reminding people to ‘TBYF’ to help safeguard Drogheda’s environment as Fleadh Cheoil gets underway

Encouraging visitors to the Fleadh Cheoil to ‘Think Before You Flush’

  • Unsuitable items flushed down toilets can cause blockages
  • All wastewater must be collected and treated
  • Operated by An Taisce’s Clean Coasts programme

7 August 2019

St. Patricks Bridge, Cork City, closed to traffic over weekend of 9-12 August

Closure to facilitate essential works to improve water supply

  • Laying a critical section of new 3.8km pipeline
  • Signage and local diversions will be in place
  • Works will ensure a more secure and resilient supply

7 August 2019

Carrying out essential repair to watermain in Ardee

Essential repairs scheduled from 9am-8pm on Thursday 8 August

  • Urging customers to conserve water during works
  • Supply may take several hours to return
  • We regret any inconvenience caused

6 August 2019

Works in the Blundell Wood area of Edenderry may cause disruption to supply on Tuesday 6 August

Essential planned works to safeguard the water supply

  • Part of national Leakage Reduction Programme
  • Works will ensure a safe, reliable water supply
  • Customer helpline 1850 278 278

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