Water Restrictions Required In Dunnkerrin To Allow Water levels To Recover

Irish Water are asking customers in Lisduff, Summerhill, Fourteen roads, Longford wood, Rathnaveoge upper, Castlerone, Honeymount to conserve water for the foreseeable future due to increased demand and reducing water levels in the Lisduff Reservoir. The current dry spell and increased seasonal demand are contributing to the reduced available supply of treated drinking water. In order to avoid […]

Irish Water Confirms River Shannon To Meet Urgent Water Needs Of Eastern And Midlands Region

Irish Water has published a report summarising feedback from the latest consultation on the Water Supply Project, Eastern and Midlands Region where the utility asked for views on its identification of the preferred scheme for a new water supply for the region and on the proposed environmental methodology for the Project Environmental Impact Assessment. The […]

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 […]

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