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Water Conservation Order (Hosepipe Ban) extended in some areas until 30 September to safeguard water supplies

The Water Conservation Order (hosepipe ban) has been extended for Dublin, Louth, Meath, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Offaly, Westmeath, Carlow, Wicklow, Wexford, Waterford, Cork, Kerry, Limerick and Tipperary until 30 September to safeguard water supplies in these areas. It has been lifted for the north west of the country due to increased rainfall and conservation measures over the past two months.

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23 August 2018

Faster and more frequent meter readings Business customers in Dublin City, Laois and Kildare

New water meters provide more accurate data for leak identification and billing

  • Regional Meter Replacement Programme launched 2017
  • Programme currently ongoing in several counties
  • No charge to customers for installation of meters

23 August 2018

Co-ordinating works to help protect the water supply to Cork City and surrounding areas

Reserves are now being brought into use as a result of dry weather over recent months

  • Water supplies are at risk of being severely depleted
  • Measures on the supply are being examined and implemented
  • Report any leaks you see on the public network

22 August 2018

Plans for investment in wastewater infrastructure in Rathmullan, Milford and Ramelton

The investment will help to safeguard the environment and protect public health

  • End the discharge of untreated wastewater
  • Planning undertaken between 2018 and 2019
  • Planning application will be submitted in 2019

17 August 2018

€12 million to be invested in the replacement and rehabilitation of old water mains in Donegal

40km of ageing water mains across 13 priority sections to be replaced

  • Works commencing September 2018
  • Removal of 116 backyard services
  • Residents and businesses will be notified

16 August 2018

Works commence on the third phase of a €5.6 million investment in the Letterkenny Sewerage Scheme

Project will help enable long term social and economic development

  • Increased capacity of wastewater collection network 
  • Project will reduce the incidences of sewer flooding
  • Improved water quality of the River Swilly 

14 August 2018

Irish Water working to ensure Passage West remains open for business during vital works to clean up Cork Lower Harbour

We are working to help end the discharge of untreated sewage into Cork Lower Harbour

  • Road Closure from Monday 13 to Friday 7 September
  • Traffic management plan in place for local community
  • 20,000 homes and businesses will be connected to scheme

10 August 2018

Divers deployed in conjunction with Clare Council as conservation efforts continue

Divers gathered information at a number of locations across the county

  • Leak investigation undertaken
  • Divers measured the volume of water available for production
  • Appropriate positioning of pipes was examined

10 August 2018

Irish Water and Kerry County Council deploy divers across the county as conservation efforts continue

Divers gathered information at six locations across the county

  • Leak investigation undertaken
  • Divers measured the volume of water available for production
  • Appropriate positioning of pipes was examined

9 August 2018

National Leakage Reduction Programme continues to improve water supply in Louth

Programme of works continue in a number of locations across the county 

  • In partnership with Louth County Council
  • Benefits include a more reliable water supply
  • Reduced leakage and improved water quality

9 August 2018

Leakage Reduction Programme to improve security of supply continues in Co. Meath

The project will replace 1.2km of aging iron water mains

  • Works involve laying new water service connections
  • Works limited to short sections to minimise impact on customers
  • Customers can contact 1850 278 278 for queries

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