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Irish Water extends public consultation of the first National Water Resources Plan (NWRP) until 1 March 2021

The NWRP is Ireland’s first 25-year strategic plan enabling us to move towards safe, secure, reliable and sustainable water supplies for all of our customers and communities

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17 December 2020

Irish Water and Cork City Council working to repair burst main

We are completing repairs on a burst main on Pope's Quay, close to Shandon pedestrian Bridge in Cork city centre.

  • Road is currently closed at Mulgrave road
  • Water has been diverted so customers have supply
  • Crews will endeavour to complete works as soon as possible

15 December 2020

Successful completion of Cobh to Monkstown Estuary Crossing Contract

Irish Water are working towards ending discharge of raw sewage into Cork Lower Harbour.

  • Works are in partnership with Cork County Council
  • Works allow raw sewage from Cobh town to be transferred for treatment 
  • Cork Lower Harbour Main Drainage works are set to finish in 2021

14 December 2020

Boil Water Notice lifted with immediate effect for customers supplied by the Wexford Town Public Water Scheme

This follows the completion of remedial measures and the receipt of satisfactory monitoring results.

  • Notice was in place since Thursday, 10 December
  • Lifting will benefit approximately 21,760 customers
  • All customers can resume normal use of water supply

14 December 2020

Irish Water joins up with East Coast FM for Water Wise Wicklow Week, a week of interviews with experts from the water industry

Interviews took place each day on The Morning Show with Declan Meehan.

  • Experts from the water industry spoke throughout the week
  • Listeners heard about all aspects of our most precious resource 
  • Critical work carried out deliver water and wastewater services explained

10 December 2020

Castlemaine to reap environmental, social and economic benefits from major upgrade of wastewater infrastructure

A major upgrade of the Castlemaine Wastewater Treatment Plant has been completed.

  • These works end the discharge of poorly treated effluent to the River Maine 
  • Water quality for the entire region has been improved
  • All wastewater discharges will now be fully compliant with national and EU regulations

10 December 2020

Irish Water launches Water Stewardship Programme for Business

We have launched the ‘Irish Water Certified Water Stewardship Programme’ to provide water stewardship training for business customers.

  • Training provides business owners with the knowledge and expertise to lower water consumption
  • Small changes can help to save water and money
  • Find out more on our Water Conservation for Business Hub

10 December 2020

Irish Water and Cork County Council replacing ageing water mains in the Cloheen area of Clonakilty

Over 570 meters of problematic water mains in the Cloheen area of Clonakilty will be replaced.

  • Works will commence on Monday, 4 January 2021 
  • Road closures will be required
  • Diversions will be in place 

9 December 2020

Works underway to restore water supply to customers in Glencolmkille and surrounding areas following operational issues at Owentskna Water Treatment Plant

Affected areas include Gleann Cholm Cille, Málainn Mhóir, Málainn Beag and surrounds.

  • Works underway to restore supply to affected customers
  • Customers may experience low pressure/outages due to works
  • It may take 2-3 hours for supply to return once works finish

8 December 2020

Works underway to restore water supply to customers in Kilconly and areas surrounding Headford town following a burst water main

Working with Galway County council on urgent repairs

  • Low water pressure and/or outages may occur until 5pm on Wednesday, December 9
  • R333 Tuam-Headford Road closed at Caltra Cross until 5pm on Wednesday, December 9
  • Can take 2-3 hours for normal water supply to return to all once repairs completed

8 December 2020

Works due to start in Littlepace, Clonee and surrounding areas have been postponed until 2021

Works postponed in order to support businesses that have only recently re-opened.

  • Works will now take place in 2021
  • Works are part of a national upgrade programme
  • A more secure water supply will be delivered to homes and businesses in Dublin 15

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