Irish Water, working in partnership with Kildare County Council, continues with essential works to safeguard the drinking water supply for homes and businesses in Kildare and the Greater Dublin Area (GDA) in accordance with current Government and HSE COVID-19 advice.
A first-of-its kind study of the water footprint of different industries has concluded that apparel, financial services, and fossil fuels are the sectors with the most acute impact on the world's water resources.
Northern Ireland Minister for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs, Edwin Poots has reminded farmers of the importance of improving water quality on farms as he inspected buffer strips erected under EFS within the Upper Bann catchment on a farm in Katesbridge, County Down.
Irish Water and Clean Coasts are urging the public to continue to ‘Think Before You Flush’ as a recent survey has revealed that almost a million adults living in Ireland regularly flush wet wipes and other sanitary items down the toilet.
Irish Water, in partnership with NI Water, will commence construction works to upgrade the wastewater network in Omeath, Co Louth as part of a major cross-border project to improve water quality in Carlingford Lough and Lough Foyle.
Irish Water, working in partnership with Kildare County Council, continues to progress the delivery of the Upper Liffey Valley Sewerage Scheme to safeguard the environment and support economic and social development across Kildare.
Urgent steps to reduce the risks of water pollution, flooding, and drought are needed right across the world as part of broader measures to increase climate resilience, a major new University of Oxford-led research project has warned.
Over 620,000 water customers in the Greater Dublin Area (GDA) received good news last week with the decision by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to remove Leixlip Water Treatment Plant from its list of ‘at risk’ supplies.
Irish Water is urging people to conserve water amid a significant increase in demand, although it says there are currently no plans to implement a Water Conservation Order - also known as a hosepipe ban.