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Public urged to Think Before You Pour this Easter

With Easter coming up, Clean Coasts and Irish Water are reminding the public not to pour gravy or fats oils and greases (FOGs) from the Easter roast down the sink as 1,500 sewer blockages have been cleared across the country already this year. That’s 125 blockages every single week.

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5 March 2019

Keith Finnegan Show visits Terryland Water Treatment Plant for Engineers Week

Show will cover the important role engineers play in daily lives

  • Tune in to Galway Bay FM from 11am on Wed 6 March
  • Engineers from Irish Water and Galway City Council
  • Part of Engineers Week 2019 activities

5 March 2019

Investigations show that plume in Poolbeg was result of overloading of Ringsend Wastewater Treatment Plant

Mechanical failure contributing factor

  • Engineers at plant worked quickly to limit impact
  • Protocols followed and EPA were notified
  • Work ongoing with EPA and DCC

3 March 2019

Customers in the Laurencetown, Kiltormer and Eyrecourt areas of Co. Galway asked to conserve water

Critically low water levels in the Sheepwalk Reservoir

  • Repair works complete at Ballinasloe Treatment Plant
  • Please conserve water where possible 
  • Supply is expected to return by tonight

1 March 2019

Pupils dip their toes into the exciting world of engineering at Dingle Oceanworld

Over 100 pupils got an insight into the world of engineering as part of Engineers Week

  • Pupils learned how everyone can play their part in protecting the ocean
  • Encourages students to explore the world of engineering
  • More information about Engineers Week

28 February 2019

Customers reminded that the Boil Water Notice on the Lough Talt Water Supply remains in place

Notice no longer applies to Bellaghy area

  • Customers asked to boil water before use
  • Planning permission for plant upgrade submitted
  • Queries to Customer Care on 1850 278 278

28 February 2019

Replacing ageing water mains in Tullow, Co Carlow

Homes and businesses to benefit from a more secure supply as work commences

  • Replacing over 630 metres of ageing pipes
  • Involves laying new water service connections
  • Part of our Leakage Reduction Programme

28 February 2019

Essential repairs may cause disruption to supply in parts of Dublin over the weekend

Essential repairs on trunk water main on Stillorgan Road

  • Work may cause reduced pressure or outages
  • Any vulnerable customers to be offered assistance
  • Customers urged to conserve water 

26 February 2019

Ringsend Wastewater Treatment Plant issue

Failure at one of the tanks at Ringsend wastewater treatment plant on 23 February

  • Issue caused a discharge of sludge into Lower Liffey estuary
  • Investigation into the cause of the incident is ongoing
  • €400 million investment to upgrade the Treatment Plant 

26 February 2019

Works to improve water supply get underway in Bantry area

Replacing over 5km of problematic water mains

  • Part of national Leakage Reduction Programme
  • Involves laying new water service connections
  • May involve short-term water shut offs

25 February 2019

Improved drinking water quality for homes and businesses in Navan

Investment to upgrade Liscarton Water Treatment Plant

  • Investment will ensure Navan is removed from RAL
  • Works to be completed by late 2019
  • More information available

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