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First of two pipes installed underneath estuary between Cobh Dockyard and Monkstown as part of Cork Lower Harbour Project

Irish Water, in partnership with Cork County Council, is working to end the decades-long practice of discharging raw sewage directly into Cork Lower Harbour with the Cork Lower Harbour Main Drainage Project.

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2 December 2019

193 people in Kerry now have safe drinking water

Removal of Castlecove water supply from Remedial Action List

  • 193 people now have safe drinking water
  • Works contiuning on 4 other Kerry water supplis
  • RAL schemes in Kerry down from 41 - 4 since 2015

2 December 2019

Over 4,600 people in Bennettsbridge area now have safe drinking water

Removal of Bennettsbridge water supply from Remedial Action List

  • 4,600 people with safe drinking water
  • Previously insufficient protection against cryptosporidium
  • Upgrades now provide an advanced treatment process


29 November 2019

Do Not Consume notice lifted for Belvelly and Ticknock area with immediate effect

Lifting follows the completion of works to decommission the old cast iron pipes

  • New water supply pipes provided for the area
  • Supply no longer supplied from Tibbotstown
  • Supply now part of Glashaboy Water Supply Scheme

29 November 2019

Works begin for new wastewater treatment plants in Coachford, Innishannon, Dripsey and Ballyvourney/Ballymakeera

Project to deliver new wastewater treatment plants in four areas of Cork

  • Improve water quality
  • Infrastrucuture sized for population growth
  • Information evening Monday 9 December

29 November 2019

Irish Water and Ibec launch campaign to support water conservation in the bio pharma sector for a sustainable future

Supporting businesses in safeguarding our precious water supply

  • Lower water consumption
  • Reduced operating costs
  • Protecting the environment


29 November 2019

Upgrade works ensure clean, safe and secure supply of water in County Mayo

National Disinfection Programme results in upgrades and standardisation of disinfection systems

  • Upgrades at 22 plants in Mayo
  • Water disinfected to remove bacteria
  • Upgrade works completed in over 211 sites nationwide

28 November 2019

Works to restore water supply in Ballycotton

Boil Water Notice remains in place on Whitegate Public Water Supply

  • Areas affected - Ballycotton, Maytown, Ballyandreen,
  • Ballydavid, Churchtown South
  • Temporary water station near bus stop in Ballycotton

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

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