Gorey water resumes normal use

By Dan Walsh Irish Water and Wexford County Council has issued a statement this evening notifying customers on the Gorey Public Water Supply that following the completion of remedial measures and the receipt of satisfactory monitoring results, the Boil Water Notice which has been in place is lifted with immediate effect. This decision follows consultationContinue reading “Gorey water resumes normal use”

Wexford town Boil Water Notice lifted

By Dan Walsh The Boil Water Notice on the Wexford Town Public Water Supply since October 30th is “now lifted with immediate effect.” A statement issued this afternoon said; “Irish Water and Wexford County Council wishes to notify customers on the Wexford Town Public Water Supply that following the completion of remedial measures and the receipt ofContinue reading “Wexford town Boil Water Notice lifted”

Boil Water Notices remain in Gorey and Wexford

By Dan Walsh Irish Water and Wexford County Council is reminding customers supplied by the Gorey and Wexford Town Public Water Supplies, that the Boil Water Notices on these supplies remain in place over the weekend and until further notice. Works are being carried as a matter of priority at both plants to enable liftingContinue reading “Boil Water Notices remain in Gorey and Wexford”

Enniscorthy gets replacement water mains

By Dan Walsh Irish Water, working in partnership with Wexford County Council have begun works to replace 1,650 metres of problematic water mains in Enniscorthy. The works are taking place between Edermine (Spring Hill) and Vinegar Hill, on Cluain Dara, Esmonde Road, through a brown field site to Drumgoold Road and continue on the pedestrianContinue reading “Enniscorthy gets replacement water mains”

New funding for Gorey water plant

By Dan Walsh in Gorey It was a good Friday for the residents and businesses of Gorey with the announcement from Irish Water that additional funding will be provided for the Creagh Water Treatment Plant. Irish Water has invested €100,000 on the Creagh Water Treatment Plant since August. Irish Water states that it has expeditedContinue reading “New funding for Gorey water plant”

Enniscorthy Boil Water Notice lifted

By Dan Walsh The Boil Water Notice issued for the Enniscorthy Public Water Supply on October 30th is now lifted with immediate effect. A statement issued this afternoon states that Irish Water and Wexford County Council wishes to notify customers on the Enniscorthy Public Water Supply that following the completion of remedial measures and theContinue reading “Enniscorthy Boil Water Notice lifted”

Irish Water says significant progress in Wexford

By Dan Walsh In a statement issued today, Irish Water claims consistent progress in upgrading wastewater treatment and eliminating the discharge of raw sewage to Ireland’s rivers, lakes and coastal areas is benefiting communities and enhancing the environment throughout Ireland. In Wexford, investment in wastewater infrastructure in Courtown Gorey increased capacity to 36,000 population equivalentContinue reading “Irish Water says significant progress in Wexford”

‘Water, water everywhere, nor any drop to drink’

By Dan Walsh This is a famous line from ‘The Rime of the Ancient Mariner’ a poem by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, (1772-1834, English poet) and suggests that ‘despite being surrounded by something you cannot benefit from it’. It is an interesting theory – a bit like support local! I learned that quote at primary school…Continue reading “‘Water, water everywhere, nor any drop to drink’”

Boil Water Notices for Gorey, Enniscorthy and Wexford town

By Dan Walsh An estimated 43,842 customers of Irish Water are on a Boil Water Notice after Wexford town (25,196), Enniscorthy (11,187) were added to the list by Wexford County Council today and Gorey (7,459) have been affected since Thursday. The Boil Water Notice for Wexford town has been put in place and the noticeContinue reading “Boil Water Notices for Gorey, Enniscorthy and Wexford town”

7,459 affected by Gorey Boil Water Notice

By Dan Walsh Irish Water has announced that working in partnership with Wexford County Council customers on the Gorey Creagh Urban Public Water Supply that due to issues at the water treatment plant, which may have compromised water quality, and following consultation with the Health Service Executive, that a Boil Water Notice is being put in placeContinue reading “7,459 affected by Gorey Boil Water Notice”