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12 July 2019

Red letter day for Enniscorthy as new wastewater treatment plant is opened

The plant enhances the town’s status

  • Ceremony took place at the Riverside Park hotel 
  • Ensuring Enniscorthy is complaint with stringent requirements 
  • Increase in capacity from 16,000 to 26,000 population equivalent

11 July 2019

Ending of raw sewage discharge in Cork Lower Harbour

Ending of discharge from Passage West and Monkstown marks major milestone 

  • Equivalent of 30,000 wheelie bins of sewage being treated daily
  • Work now commencing on Northern side of the harbour
  • 20,000 homes and businesses connected to new scheme

11 July 2019

A safer and more reliable water supply for homes and businesses in Ferns

As leakage reduction works planned for Main Street

  • Works will begin on Tuesday July 16
  • Involves replacing over 298 metres of water mains
  • Traffic management will be in place

10 July 2019

‘Think Before You Flush’ and help safeguard Dún Laoghaire’s precious marine environment.

Think Before You Flush is operated by An Taisce's Clean Coasts Programme

  • Only the 3 Ps can be flushed - Pee, Poo and Paper
  • Bin wet wipes, cotton bud sticks, nappies and cotton wool pads
  • We can all prevent sewage related liltter

10 July 2019

Water mains improvement works at Audley Place, Old Youghal Road in Cork may cause supply disruption on Tuesday 16 July

Possible disruption to water supply from 7pm to 11pm on 16 July

  • Part of national Leakage Reduction Programme
  • Project will ensure a safe and reliable water supply 
  • Provide for growing population and economy

10 July 2019

Large water savings in Muine Bheag as homes and businesses set to benefit from latest Irish Water works

Part of national Leakage Reduction Programme

  • A reliable water supply
  • Reduced leaks and improved water quality
  • Improved operation and maintenance

9 July 2019

Do Not Consume Notice lifted for all customers supplied by the Kiltegan Water Supply Scheme

News follows consultation with the Health Service Executive (HSE)

  • New nitrate treatment system is in place
  • Water supply is now compliant with regulations
  • Normal use of water can resume

8 July 2019

Do Not Drink and Do Not Wash water restriction remains in place on Swanlinbar Public Water Supply

Working with Cavan County Council to lift the notice as soon as possible.

  • We apologise to customers and thank them for their patience
  • Alternative water supply at rear of O’Reilly’s filling station
  • Please Do Not Drink or Wash with water from this supply

8 July 2019

Wastewater treatment plant in Athenry upgraded to protect public health and the local environment

Upgraded plant was officially opened by Minister Murphy

  • Protect public health and local environment
  • Enable future economic growth
  • Facilitate future population growth

8 July 2019

Tullynahinera residents will enjoy more reliable supply of drinking water

Following water mains replacement works 

  • Replacing 525 metres of water mains
  • Part of national Leakage Reduction Programme
  • Expected to be completed in September 2019

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