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Irish Water is to launch a public consultation to develop a sludge treatment facility in Sligo. The consultation is seeking public and stakeholder views to establish if there is any additional information on other potential sites that could be identified to build a sludge hub centre. Infrastructure Programme Manager, Paul…

Irish Water have completed a number of assessments, upgrades and standardised disinfection systems at a number of water treatment plants in Co. Donegal. Works were carried out, in conjunction with Donegal County Council, at 15 plants such as Lough Melvin, the River Eske, Frosses-Inver, Lough Mourne and at Pettigo. The…

Irish Water says it has now completed repairs to a section of a burst watermain in Bundoran. A large number of households and businesses in the West end of Bundoran had been left without water over the course of the weekend. Irish Water, working in partnership with Donegal County Council,…

Irish Water has found there was too much pesticide in the North Leitrim Regional Water Supply. It for Picloram, a herbicide used for general woody plant control, as well as for a wide range of broad-leaved weeds. However, Irish Water says there is no threat to public health. Irish Water…

A test at a property in Co Sligo found there were unsafe amounts of lead present in the drinking water. Lead levels, six times higher than the limit for safe consumption, was discovered at a house in Rosses Point late last year. Since the start of 2017 unsafe levels of…

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…