Boil Water Notices Issued For Precautionary Reasons

Following the advice of the Health Service Executive, Irish Water and Offaly County Council, have issued Boil Water Notices for precautionary reasons on the Banagher Public Water Supply, the Birr Public Water Supply and the Dunkerrin Public Water Supply. This is due to detection of E.coli and Total Coliforms following routine water quality sampling. In the interest […]

Irish Water Making Progress In Removing Tipperary Water Supplies From EPA’s Remedial Action List

Irish Water has made significant progress in addressing issues at Tipperary’s water supply schemes which are on the Environmental Protection Agency’s Remedial Action List (RAL). The Remedial Action List is updated quarterly by the EPA. Irish Water has a prioritised programme of investment for all schemes on the list and the current updated RAL which […]

Tipperary Boil Water Notice Lifted Due To Water Supply Upgrade

Irish Water is pleased to confirm that a Boil Water Notice that had been in place for a number of customers on the Temple-Etney water supply for more than five years has now been lifted following the completion of €3m upgrade works in the area. This notice was put in place in 2012, making it […]

Irish Water Announces The ‘Preferred Scheme’ To Provide Essential New Water Source For 40% Of The Population

Irish Water has today published the ‘Final Options Appraisal Report’ which identifies the Preferred Scheme for a new source of water supply for its Eastern and Midlands Region. The Water Supply Project will deliver secure and sustainable water for over 40% of the country’s population up to 2050. This will stimulate and facilitate new home […]

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

Irish Water is today urging all homeowners in Tipperary 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. […]

County Council Set To Transfer Commercial Water Charges To Irish Water – McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has called on the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government Simon Coveney to immediate suspend plans aimed at transferring all local authority commercial water charging functions to Irish Water. The transfer which is set to begin at the end of this week will see Irish Water take complete control of […]

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 […]

Anger at Dáil failure to respect voter’s wishes

Cllr. Séamie Morris of Sinn Féin has spoken of his anger at the undemocratic way that the Dáil failed to respect and act on the majority of voters concerns on Thursday 10th. The majority of TDs in the current Dáil have stated they are opposed to water taxes. Cllr Morris said: “Sinn Féin sought to […]

Morris says future of Tipperary water resources under threat

Sinn Féin’s Tipperary General Election candidate Cllr. Séamie Morris has said that the future of Tipperary’s water resources and the protection of our ground water for future generations has is now in question. He was speaking on the issue ahead of the mass mobilization on Saturday by Right2Water Ireland. Cllr Morris said: “The Irish Water […]

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