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Public urged to choose handwashing over powerwashing as domestic water usage increases by an average of 20%

Metering data has revealed that households are using an additional 24 litres of water per person per day, a 20% increase from February. This is in line with data from UK water utilities.

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21 November 2019

Greencastle water upgrade complete ensuring better quality water supply for local businesses and residents

Completion of vital upgrade to the Greencastle public water supply

  • Almost €6 million investment for better quality water
  • Included laying of over 10km of new water main
  • Needed to safeguard water supply

21 November 2019

Boil Water Notice lifted for customers supplied by the Granard Public Water Supply with immediate effect

Boil Water Notice lifted for all customers served by the Granard Public Water Supply.

  • Areas that were affected include Granard; Abbeylara; Aghnagarron; Ballynacross;
  • Granardkill; Cartron; Robinstown; Higginstown; Carrickduff; Drumincrehir; Culleenmore;
  • Corbaun;Killasona; Lisryan; Cloonshannagh; Ballagh Gowra and Froghan

20 November 2019

Boil Water Notice lifted for Knock Airport Public Water Supply with immediate effect

Boil Water Notice for the area supplied by the Knock Airport Public Water Supply (PWS) has been lifted

  • Affects Cloonlyon Group Water Scheme, Knock Airport, Cloonlyon NS
  • Cryptosporidium barrier provided for Knock Airport PWS
  • Notice lifted as all samples taken last week proved compliant

19 November 2019

Update on burst main affecting the northside of Cork City

Approximately 20,000 customers impacted by the burst main

  • Cathedral Road remains closed
  • Water supply re-routed to the affected area
  • Normal water supply should now have returned

19 November 2019

Works to tackle leakage may cause temporary disruption to water supply in Ardnacrusha in the early hours of Thursday morning

Part of National Leakage Reduction Programme

  • Works are scheduled from 1am until 5am on 21 November
  • Please allow 2-3 hours for your supply to fully return
  • Updates are available on the Service and Supply

19 November 2019

Works to tackle leakage may cause temporary disruption to supply in Moyglass in the early hours of Thursday morning

Part of National Leakage Reduction Programme

  • Works are scheduled from 1am until 5am on 21 November
  • Please allow 2-3 hours for your supply to fully return
  • Updates are available on the Service and Supply

19 November 2019

Think Before You Flush on World Toilet Day

Irish Water, Clean Coasts and the NCAD unveil an installation of 4 toilets with a difference

  • Part of a 'Design for Debate' project
  • Installation of four toilets displayed in Heuston and Connolly stations
  • World Toilet Day is celebrated annually on 19 November

18 November 2019

We're working to restore water supply in Skerries following pipe burst

Areas affected include Thomastown, Barnageeragh Cove and surrounding areas

  • Repair crews are on the ground
  • Works to repair the pipe are continuing
  • Repair expected to be completed by 8pm

18 November 2019

Homes and businesses of north Wexford to receive a more secure and reliable water supply

Minister officially turns Sod on €17m Gorey Regional Water Supply Scheme

  • Provides new water treatment plant and reservoir at Ballyminaun Hill
  • Project will increase capacity to the area to facilitate growth and development
  • Works will take approximately 18 months

15 November 2019

The exciting world of science was celebrated this week with events in Kerry for Science Week

Highlighting the important role science plays in all our lives

  • Radio Kerry and Kerry County Council at Lough Guitane
  • Beach clean at Inch Strand
  • Supporting sustainabiity and Think Before You Flush

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