Burst water main in Gorey…Again!

By Dan Walsh For the second time this week the water supply in Gorey town area is disrupted by a burst main. The areas affected include Raithin Cuilin, Hollyfort Road, Fort Road, Willow Park, Hunters Green, Allenwood Drive, Ashwood Grove, Cois Doire, Baile Eoghain, Woodlands Drive, Ramsfort Avenue, Creagh Demesne, Creagh, Garden City and Clonattin. Continue reading “Burst water main in Gorey…Again!”

4,000 without water in Gorey

By Dan Walsh A burst water main in Gorey is affecting 4,000 people as staff from Irish Water and Wexford County Council are working in partnership to carry out repairs. The areas affected are: Raithin Cuilin, Hollyfort Road, Fort Road, Willow Park, Hunters Green, Allenwood Drive, Ashwood Grove, Cois Doire, Baile Eoghain, Woodlands Drive, RamsfortContinue reading “4,000 without water in Gorey”

Normal use of Sow drinking water resumes

By Dan Walsh The Boil Water Notice for the Sow Regional Public Water Supply in effect since November 12th has been lifted with immediate effect. Affected were customers in Ballymurn, Oylegate, Crossabeg, Oulart, The Ballagh, Glenbrien, Curracloe, Screen, Castlebridge and surrounding rural areas. All affected consumers on the Sow Regional Public Water Supply can nowContinue reading “Normal use of Sow drinking water resumes”

River Sow Boil Water Notice remains in place

By Dan Walsh Irish Water working in partnership with Wexford County Council wish to advise that the Boil Water Notice for the River Sow Regional Water Supply Scheme remains in place over the weekend. Irish Water told WexfordLocal.com, in a statement issued this evening, that works and sampling continues in order to lift the BoilContinue reading “River Sow Boil Water Notice remains in place”

Celebrating UN ‘World Toilet Day’

By Dan Walsh Today is United Nations World Toilet Day and the fifth year of the Think Before You Flush campaign. World Toilet Day celebrates toilets and raises awareness of the 4.2 billion people worldwide living without access to safely managed sanitation. It is about taking action to tackle the global sanitation crisis and achieveContinue reading “Celebrating UN ‘World Toilet Day’”

Boil Water Notice issued for SOW water scheme

By Dan Walsh A Boil Water Notice has been put in place for approximately 9,383 people in the area of the SOW water scheme due to the recent bad weather causing a shutdown at the Killmallock Water Treatment plant, near Ballymurn, and has seen a deterioration in raw water quality at the plant. The plant isContinue reading “Boil Water Notice issued for SOW water scheme”

Water leaks under repair in Enniscorthy

By Dan Walsh Irish Water, working in partnership with Wexford County Council identified two large leaks today on Enniscorthy town’s water supply network, one of which has been repaired. A second leak located in Bridge Meadows will be repaired tomorrow morning. The town’s water supply will be shut off tonight (Wednesday) from 10pm to 5amContinue reading “Water leaks under repair in Enniscorthy”

Leak in Enniscorthy water supply

By Dan Walsh Irish Water, working in partnership with Wexford County Council are calling on residents of Enniscorthy to be mindful of their water usage again today as work continues to identify the location of a significant leak in the town’s water supply network that is resulting in the reservoir levels depleting. Leak detection staffContinue reading “Leak in Enniscorthy water supply”

Kerosene spill in New Ross

By Dan Walsh Irish Water working in partnership with Wexford County Council are investigating a kerosene spill in the wastewater network in Bosheen, New Ross. Crews are working to establish the extent of the spillage and will carry out a clean-up operation afterwards. While the clean-up works take place, there may be a risk of intermittent odours. If odour issues are noted,Continue reading “Kerosene spill in New Ross”

€12.8m for Arthurstown, Ballyhack and Duncannon

By Dan Walsh Irish Water, working in partnership with Wexford County Council has confirmed to WexfordLocal.com that the works to eliminate the discharge of raw sewage into the Barrow, Nore, Suir estuary will commence in 2021. The utility had previously acquired the land and has subsequently been granted planning permission for the new facility, whichContinue reading “€12.8m for Arthurstown, Ballyhack and Duncannon”