Irish Water Urges Customers To Confirm Outstanding Details

Irish Water is to send out over 100,000 emails to customers who have already registered for Irish Water’s Online Account Management and 30,000 texts to customers to ensure that the process of refunding domestic water charges is as efficient as possible.   The refunds process is progressing well and it is expected that 90% of […]

Irish Water Phishing Email Statement

Irish Water is aware that some customers have received emails purporting to be from Irish Water with the subject line ‘Your Irish Water Account – Action required’.  Irish Water will never ask customers to update personal banking information in this way and customers should always delete emails requesting this information. Irish Water is advising anyone […]

Irish Water Storm Ophelia update

Irish Water has incident plans in place and crews on standby to deal with the effects of Storm Ophelia. Irish Water recognises that the predicted conditions are likely to result in power outages at critical water and wastewater installations which could compromise service delivery. Heavy rainfall may also increase the risk of flooding.   Power […]

Upgrade Completed To Edenderry Wastewater Treatment Plant

Irish Water has completed an upgrade to the storm tank at the Edenderry Wastewater Treatment Plant. The €70,000 investment has increased the capacity of the storm water holding tank which will ensure more efficient treatment at the plant. The increased capacity of the storm water tank will reduce the risk of overflows at times of […]

Irish Water Investing Over €127,000 In Wastewater Monitoring And Sampling In Offaly

Irish Water is to invest over €127,000 in flow monitoring and performance sampling equipment in wastewater treatment plants across County Offaly as part of a nationwide project which will provide enhanced protection for our rivers and coastal waters. The project will also allow Irish Water to identify where investment is needed in the wastewater infrastructure […]

Irish Water urges Offaly homeowners to check their pipes as Draft Lead in Drinking Water Mitigation Plan is published

 Irish Water is today urging all homeowners in Offaly whose houses were built before 1980 to check their internal plumbing for lead pipes. Public drinking water supplies are lead free but lead, which poses a serious health risk, can dissolve in drinking water from internal lead pipes which are common in older homes and buildings. […]

Inland Fisheries Ireland prosecutes Irish Water for Fish Kill on the River Clodiagh

Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) successfully prosecuted Irish Water on Friday 15th July 2016 at Portlaoise District Court for the discharge of deleterious matter into the Clodiagh River, on 18th August 2015, causing a significant fish kill.   Judge Catherine Staines heard evidence from Mr. Michael Fitzsimons, a Senior Fisheries Environmental Officer with IFI that following […]

Making It Easier For You To Get Information About Your Local Water Catchment

Developed in collaboration with the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government and the new Local Authority Waters and Communities Office, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has today launched a new website www.catchments.ie.  Key features of the site include maps and community-based stories making it easier for people to get information about water quality in […]

CIF Opinion Article: Lack Of Investment In Housing, Water And Broadband Will Cost Us For Generations

All parties involved in trying to form a government agree that solving the housing shortage will be a priority, it appears. However, the housing crisis cannot be solved without addressing Ireland’s infrastructure gap. Without addressing both, Ireland risks creating miserable and unsustainable communities cramped into the Greater Dublin region while our rural economy stagnates. A […]

Upgrade works on water mains in Edenderry and Kilcormac to begin in March

Irish Water, Ireland’s national water utility responsible for providing and developing water and wastewater services throughout Ireland, has announced it will invest €2.4 million in the rehabilitation and replacement of 6.7 kms of watermains in Edenderry and Kilcormac. The contract, which was signed yesterday, Monday, 1 February with GMC Sierra, will see the work begin […]

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