Update: Water returning to customers in Clonmel and other areas of Tipperary over the course of the evening

Update 5pm August 21 2020 – Water is expected to return to all remaining customers in Clonmel over the course of the evening as production is restored at the town’s two main water treatment plants. It may take some time for the network to refill and normal pressure to return to all customers. In the […]

Works to tackle leakage may cause temporary disruption to water supply in Killenaule-Dualla in the early hours of Thursday morning

Leak detection works may cause supply disruptions to parts of Killenaule, Dualla and surrounding areas during the early hours of Thursday morning this week. These works are part of the National Leakage Reduction Programme being carried out by Irish Water to safeguard water supplies and reduce leakage in the area. Works are scheduled to take […]

Works begin to provide a safer, more secure water supply to 1,900 homes and businesses in Tipperary

Irish Water will begin works in the coming weeks to provide a safer and more secure water supply to 1,900 homes and businesses in South Tipperary with the construction of a new ground water source, a water treatment plant at Ballylooby and additional water storage at Kilroe. The project will improve drinking water quality and […]

1.5km of old water mains in Tipperary town to be replaced

Irish Water will this week begin a project to upgrade a 1.5km section of water mains in Tipperary Town, leading to significant improvements in the quality and reliability of water supply for local customers. This project, which represents an investment of €800,000, is being carried out by Irish Water in partnership with Tipperary County Council […]

Boil water notice in Toomevara

It has come to the attention of North Tipperary County Council that the Toomevara Public Water Supply is/may be contaminated. On the advice of the Health Service Executive and as a precautionary measure pending further investigation, a boil water notice is being issued. Accordingly, in the interest of public health, it is recommended that all […]

Irish Water Will Be An Independent State Owned Subsidiary Of Bord Gais Eireann

In deciding on the establishment of Irish Water, the Government asked that detailed analysis be undertaken as to whether the public utility should be established as a new State agency or under the stewardship of an existing State agency. On foot of this analysis, the Government has today (17 April) agreed to establish Irish Water as an […]

Reform Of Water Sector Must Not Add To Costs For Rural Ireland – IFA

IFA Environment & Rural Affairs Chairman Harold Kingston has welcomed the consultation commenced by the Department of the Environment, regarding the reform of the delivery of water services in Ireland as “a necessary measure to reduce costs and duplication by the 34 county and city councils which have responsibility for water investment and maintenance.” Mr. […]

Mayor Morris expresses his disappointment at the refusal of Waterways Ireland to engage with local stakeholders on the future of Lough Derg

At our Nenagh area meeting on Monday 13th Sept we were told of the absolute reluctance of Waterways Ireland to meet public ally the important stakeholders of Lough Derg. I have been in contact with a number of stakeholders who have a vast knowledge of Lough Derg and have been responsible for its up keep […]