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The Story of Water, a new documentary exploring the development and current state of Ireland’s public water network

The Story of Water is a new documentary exploring the development and current state of Ireland’s public water network and includes individual, personal stories from all over Ireland. The Story of Water airs Sunday 8 December at 7pm on Virgin Media Two.

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8 November 2019

Replacement of ageing water mains in Swords, Co Dublin to safeguard the water supply for the local community

Replacement of ageing water mains in Swords as part of national Leakage Reduction Programme

  • Works to take place at roundabout adjacent to the Parkview estate
  • Minimum 48 hours’ notice prior to planned water shut offs
  • Works to reduce leakage on the network

7 November 2019

Safer, more secure water supply for South Circular Road area as water main replacement works continue

Possible disruption to water supply in Dublin 8 as part of national Leakage Reduction Programme

  • Works to take place on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 November
  • Works take place from 7am-9pm with 2-3 hour restoration period
  • A number of water outages over coming four weekends - part of new water main

7 November 2019

The science protecting Donegal’s water supplies from nasty bugs and parasites

Look into the role of a compliance analyst in Irish Water and how Irish Water works with HSE

  • Role involves working with local authorities, HSE and EPA
  • Treatment essential for safe drinking water
  • Issues with water sample results - process explained

6 November 2019

Gortahork water main replacement works progressing to ensure improved water supply for local residents and businesses

Section of Ardsbeg Water Treatment Plant Road closed on11 November

  • Part of national Leakage Reduction Programme
  • Works will ensure a more reliable water supply
  • May involve some short-term water shut offs

5 November 2019

Water restrictions are required tonight in Athlone to allow water levels in the Annagh reservoir to recover

Overnight water restrictions from 10pm - 6am

  • Restriction necessary to allow reservoir levels to recover
  • Please conserve water where possible
  • Please report any leaks on the public network

4 November 2019

Much improved quality & security of supply for over 700 people as the An Rinn-Heilbhic Water Supply Scheme Project is completed

Project extended the Dungarvan Water Supply to the An Rinn-Heilbhic area

  • Provide safe and secure drinking water
  • Construction of two new reservoirs
  • 8 kilometres of new watermains installed

1 November 2019

Disruptions on South Leitrim Water Supply Scheme due to issues at Carrick-On-Shannon Water Treatment Plant

Fault at the plant earlier this evening has led to depleted reservoirs

  • Areas affected include Drumshanbo, Keshcarrigan,
  • Ballinamore, Carrigallen and Mohill
  • Full services expected to return within 24hrs

1 November 2019

Works begin to replace ageing water mains in Falcarragh, to provide a more reliable water supply community

Work are part of national Leakage Reduction Programme

  • Works to begin on Monday 4 November
  • Road closure period until Friday 20 December
  • Works to bring more reliable water supply

31 October 2019

Safeguard the water supply to homes and businesses in Navan and surrounding areas

Part of national Leakage Reduction Programme

  • A more secure water supply for the town
  • Reduced frequency of bursts from Proudstown reservoir
  • Support social and economic development of Navan

31 October 2019

Boil Water Notice issued for a section of the Galtee Public Water Supply

Notice follows consultation with the HSE

  • Notice affects approx 160 properties
  • Affected properties have received notifications
  • Wider Galtee PWS is not affected by this notice

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