Drumgoold Villas gets water upgrade

By Dan Walsh Work has commenced this week on replacing ageing backyard water mains and providing new service connections for customers in Drumgoold Villas in Enniscorthy. The works in Drumgoold Villas involve the decommissioning of ageing back yard water mains and the delivery of over 190 metres of new water mains constructed along the publicContinue reading “Drumgoold Villas gets water upgrade”

Gorey rural water supply progress

By Dan Walsh The new Water Treatment Plant and Reservoir at Ballyminaun Hill, located south of Gorey, will ensure the communities of Gorey, Riverchapel and Courtown have a more abundant and safer water supply into the future. Denise Treacy, Irish Water’s Infrastructure Delivery Regional Delivery Lead told WexfordLocal.com this morning; “I am thrilled that weContinue reading “Gorey rural water supply progress”

5,000 affected by issues at Taylorstown Water Plant

By Dan Walsh Irish Water and Wexford County Council are advising customers that due to issues overnight at the Taylorstown Water Treatment Plant supplying the South Regional Water supply scheme, that customers in Duncannon, Ramsgrange, Arthurstown, Ballyhack, Fethard and Ballycullane and surrounding areas are currently experiencing supply interruptions and water outages. Crews are working to resolve theContinue reading “5,000 affected by issues at Taylorstown Water Plant”

Water tankers deployed at Ramsgrange, Duncannon, Arthurstown and Ballyhack

By Dan Walsh Irish Water, working in partnership with Wexford County Council, are advising that due to issues at the Water Treatment Plant in for the South Regional Water supply, customers in Duncannon, Ballyhack, Arthurstown, Ballycullane, Clongeen, Foulksmills, Saltmills, Ramsgrange and surrounding areas are currently experiencing supply interruptions and crews are working to resolve the issues andContinue reading “Water tankers deployed at Ramsgrange, Duncannon, Arthurstown and Ballyhack”

Be mindful of water usage in Wexford

By Dan Walsh Irish Water is reminding the public in Wexford to be mindful of their water usage in the coming weeks as some supplies are experiencing increased demand in the current spell of warm weather. Irish Water has over 750 water treatment plants nationwide and the majority of these are continuing to meet theContinue reading “Be mindful of water usage in Wexford”

Irish Water Enniscorthy back yard project

By Dan Walsh Low water pressure due to leaks will soon be a thing of the past for Enniscorthy homes as Irish Water’s neighbouring customers on Redmond Street, Ross Road and Duffy Hill will all benefit from a back yard service replacement project.  In the coming weeks, the ageing back yard water mains will beContinue reading “Irish Water Enniscorthy back yard project”

Irish Water reminder in the warm weather

By Dan Walsh Irish Water is reminding the public in Wexford to be mindful of their water usage in the coming weeks as some supplies are experiencing increased demand in the spell of warm weather. Since March, Irish Water has been carefully monitoring all raw water sources in county Wexford, that is the water fromContinue reading “Irish Water reminder in the warm weather”

Apology for making 46 Gorey people sick!

By Dan Walsh at Gorey Kilmuckridge Council meeting The detailed report on the Creagh Water Quality incident at Creagh Water Treatment Plant, near Gorey, last August, was published and presented at the monthly meeting of Gorey Kilmuckridge Municipal District Council yesterday (Tuesday) where Jim Fitzgerald apologised on behalf of Irish Water “for making 46 peopleContinue reading “Apology for making 46 Gorey people sick!”

Sensible water usage urged for Wexford

By Dan Walsh Irish Water has plans to upgrade the Vinegar Hill Water Treatment plant to bring a safer and more reliable supply to homes and businesses in Enniscorthy. Similarly, an upgrade is planned for the Newtown Water Treatment Plant in Wexford town. This will bring a more robust and safer supply to 20,000 peopleContinue reading “Sensible water usage urged for Wexford”

Water works on the Old Dublin Road

By Dan Walsh Water mains rehabilitation works on the Old Dublin Road in Enniscorthy, commenced today, with the road closure and traffic management being put in place and the actual mains rehab works starting next Monday, June 20th.  Irish Water’s Joe Carroll said; “The works involve the replacement of over 2km of problematic water mains onContinue reading “Water works on the Old Dublin Road”