Clean Coasts and Irish Water ask the people of Tipperary not to pour fats, oils and greases down the drain

Clean Coasts and Irish Water have launched their “Think Before You Pour” Christmas campaign to raise awareness of the damage caused by pouring fats, oils and greases from the roast turkey Christmas dinner down the kitchen sink. Fats, oils and greases (FOGs) may seem like liquid when poured but once they reach the pipes they […]

Almost 2,000 Tipperary students participated in the Green-Schools water theme

Following the drought of summer 2018 Irish Water is delighted to once again sponsor the An Taisce Green-Schools water theme for the sixth year running. School children across Ireland saved over 389 million litres of water last year, the equivalent of over 450 million cups of coffee, due to their participation in the Green-Schools programme. […]

Construction Industry Highlights Dangers of Working Close To Utilities

The construction industry highlighted the dangers of working close to utilities such as water, electricity and gas during Construction Safety Week. Dermot Carey, Director Safety and Training, with the Construction Industry Federation (CIF) said: “Today we focus on the danger posed by working close to utilities – watermains, electricity and gas. Three of our sponsors […]

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 Displaying Error Of Judgement On Shannon Pipeline Project – McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has called on the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government, Eoghan Murphy, and the Head of Irish Water, Jerry Grant, to immediately suspend plans to proceed with the controversial  €1.2 billion Shannon-Dublin Pipeline Project. Deputy McGrath was speaking ahead of a two hour Oireachtas briefing on the matter that he […]

Do Not Drink Notice Lifed For Fethard Water Supply Scheme

Irish Water is pleased to confirm that the Do Not Drink notice which has been in place for the Fethard Water Supply Scheme has now been lifted with immediate effect following the completion of clean up works at the treatment plant and extensive flushing and testing of the network. The 12,000 customers supplied by this […]

Irish Water Restores Production At Fethard Water Treatment Plant

Irish Water has completed an intensive cleaning of Fethard Water Treatment Plant following a third party fuel spill in the River Anner on the weekend of March 3-4 and production at the plant has now been restored.   However, a Do Not Drink notice will remain in place until further notice as a programme of sampling and […]

Irish Water plan to respond to third party fuel spill on River Anner

 Irish Water and Tipperary County Council are working to return a supply of mains water to the majority of customers on the Fethard Regional Water Supply for sanitary use only over the coming days. The mains water will be supplied from alternative sources, other than the River Anner.   It is important to note that […]

Do Not Drink notice issued for Fethard Public Water Supply

Due to hydrocarbon contamination of the source supplying the Fethard Public Water Supply, Irish Water and Tipperary County Council, in consultation with the HSE, have issued a Do Not Drink notice for customers supplied by this scheme.   This water should not be used for drinking, drinks made with water, food preparation, washing or cooking […]

Irish Water’s River Shannon Project will needlessly soak up €1,2 billion,” Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has called on the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government, Eoghan Murphy, to facilitate an immediate all party briefing on the River Shannon to Dublin pipeline project that is being proposed by Irish Water. Deputy McGrath was speaking after the Joint Committee on Housing, of which he is a member, […]

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