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Traces of the pesticide, glyphosate have been detected in public drinking water supplies in a number of areas of County Leitrim.   Glyphosate is a herbicide that is used mainly for the control of annual broadleaf weeds and grasses and is found in a number of weed killer formulations.  …

People across the north west are being urged to continue conserving water. A national hosepipe ban came into effect on the 9th of June and will remain until at least Tuesday, the 21st of July. While rain is being forecast, it takes a significant amount of water to refill reserves. Irish…

Improvements to the water main in Tubbercurry, Co. Sligo have now been completed. The works began in February of this year replacing 438 metres of cast iron pipes with high density plastic piping along Mountain Road. The renovations are part of Irish Water’s National Leakage Reduction Programme where the utility…

A burst water main in Ballyshannon in Co. Donegal may cause disruption to the supply in the area. Irish Water are carrying out repair works and are expected to be completed by 4pm this afternoon. Motorists are being advised that a traffic management system will be in place for the…

A burst water main by Avondale in Co. Sligo may cause disruption to the supply in the area. Irish Water began repair works at 10am this morning with them expected to be completed at around 4pm this afternoon. Motorists are being advised that a traffic management system will be in…

A burst water main may cause disruption to water to parts of Co. Leitrim. Kinlough, Tullaghan and surrounding areas will be affected until repair works can be carried out. They are due to take place on Monday from 10am until 2pm. Irish water say it could take up to 3…

A burst water main is causing disruption to supply in Co. Sligo. The affected areas ear in and around Achonry. Irish Water say works are taking place and are due to be complete by 6pm this evening. The full areas affected are Muckelty, Tobertelly, Carnayara, Lavagh, Carrowmore, Carrownleck, Cloonarara, Carroweden,…