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26 June 2019

Works commence on the Blanchardstown Regional Drainage Scheme to support development and safeguard the environment

Project represents an investment of almost €88 million in the Blanchardstown region

  • Primary works will be contained within an area of Waterville Park 
  • Construction of underground storm water facility and pumping station
  • 3km of new wastewater network will be constructed

26 June 2019

Sewerage network and plant upgrade in Gweedore to protect the environment

The upgrade of the plant will reduce the level of untreated wastewater discharge

  • New network will see to a reduction on the reliance of septic tanks
  • Extra capacity to support development in Gweedore
  • Ensure compliance with the Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive

25 June 2019

Update on recent stormwater overflows in Dublin region

Stormwater overflow occurred as a result of heavy rainfall 

  • Notices will remain in place pending testing of the bathing water
  • Irish Water regrets the impact this may have on beach users
  • Sandycove Beach water discoloration not connected

25 June 2019

Watermain improvement works in Bray may cause supply disruptions

Watermain improvement works in Vevay Road, Bray 

  • Potential supply disruption from 10pm to 2am on Thursday 27 June
  • Installation of 950 metres of new water mains 
  • Irish Water’s National Leakage Reduction Programme 

25 June 2019

EU invests €35m to improve water quality in Carlingford Lough and Lough Foyle

The Shared Waters Enhancement & Loughs Legacy (SWELL) project

  • Construction of new wastewater treatment work
  • 4 year project led by Northern Ireland Water in partnership with Irish Water
  • €35m strategic EU-funded project 

24 June 2019

Bathing Water Notice at Dollymount Beach pending test results

Notice placed following a stormwater overflow at Ringsend wastewater treatment plant

  • Overflow due to adverse weather conditions
  • Stormwater overflow operated in compliance with regulations
  • Notice in place at Dollymount beach as of Monday June 24

24 June 2019

Water supply restored in Carrick-on-Shannon

Alternative water supplies can be found at the following locations:

  • St Mary’s Graveyard
  • Elevated area of Shannon Grove Estate
  • Elevated area of Cluain Ard Estate

24 June 2019

Works get underway on College Road, Castleisland

Works will replace old problematic cast iron water mains

  • Works scheduled to be completed by the end of September
  • New service connecitons will also be laid
  • Part of the national Leakage Reduction Programme

24 June 2019

Water mains improvement works in Cork

The below areas may have supply disruptions on Tuesday 25 June

  • Lower Killeens Road, Parklands Drive, Park Court, Park View, Park Dale
  • Park Lawn, Parkmeade Close, Park Grove, Hillview Drive, Parkwood Close
  • Oakville Drive, Ashwood Close and surrounding areas in Blackpool, Cork

24 June 2019

New wastewater treatment plant in Castlemaine

Work is commencing on a new wastewater treatment plant and network improvements 

  • Replace existing infrastructure which is overloaded and outdated
  • Improve water quality in River Maine and Castlemaine Harbour
  • Capacity for future growth in Castlemaine 

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