Irish Water progressing with essential water main replacement works in Laois to safeguard the water supply and reduce high levels of leakage

Irish Water, working in partnership with Laois County Council, is progressing with essential water mains replacement works in Abbeyleix and Portlaoise to improve the security of supply and reduce high levels of leakage in the area. These essential works will be delivered in adherence with the HSE and government guidance on COVID-19. The works, which […]

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. […]