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Irish Water is investing €12 million in upgrading about 40km of old water mains across County Donegal. The works, which started last September, will be finished by the end of this year. The purpose of these works is to reduce bursts and the loss of clean drinking water through leaks.…

A Sligo councillor is calling on Irish Water to provide local names and phone numbers for people to contact when their water supplies are affected or turned off. Fianna Fail Councillor Tom MacSharry acknowledges Irish Water does provide contact numbers . . . but he wants the numbers to be…

A water supply for more than 2,700 consumers in south west Donegal has been removed from the Environmental Protection Agency’s remedial list. It follows a €3.8m upgrade on the Owenteskna/Kilcar scheme. Works are continuing on six other water supplies in County Donegal; they include Cashilard and Glenties-Ardara. It’s expected all…

Motorists travelling from the north west along the N17 through Charlestown in County Mayo may experience delays in the coming weeks. It’s because of works by Irish Water. The works are part of a €19m investment in the Killala, Foxford and Charlestown sewerage scheme. A new sewer will be installed…

Irish Water is starting work this week to improve the water supply in areas in south and north Sligo. The work will take place in the Ballymote and Mullaghmore areas. Irish Water says the purpose of the works in Camross, Ballymote, and Bunduff, Mullaghmore, is to improve water quality and…

A new Boil Water Notice has been issued for the Lough Talt Regional Water Supply Scheme in South Sligo and adjoining parts of Mayo. It’s after cryptosporodium has again been found in the treatment plant at Lough Talt and two reported cases of illness in the community. About 13,000 people…

Twelve million euro worth of work in replacing about 40 kilometres of old water mains pipes across County Donegal is expected to be finished by the end of this year. The work is taking place at 13 locations. The works started last September, with the contract having been awarded to…