Patience with Irish Water is starting to flow away

FRUSTRATION at how Irish Water responds to councillors’ concerns and the way it works with seconded council employees spilled over at Tuesday’s Letterkenny Milford Municipal District meeting. One councillor described the situation as “nonsensical and farcical”. Cllr John O’Donnell (Pictured) had raised the issue of the main sewer in Milford and in particular on Main […]

Water outages expected as work takes place in Bonagee

RESIDENTS living in the Bonagee area of Letterkenny may experience water outages on Wednesday as Irish Water carry out work on the mains. The works are being carried out as part of the National Leakage Reduction Programme and could result in traffic disruptions. The scheduled works are due to take place between 9pm and 11pm […]

Permanent reinstatement completes successful Letterkenny works

 Irish Water wishes to advise motorists in Letterkenny of temporary traffic management as it carries out essential reinstatement works in the town. Irish Water and Donegal County Council will have crews on site from 7pm this evening, Monday, 4 July to 7am tomorrow morning, 5 July at Station Roundabout and on the N56, opposite Kelly’s […]

Essential work on water mains in Letterkenny

ESSENTIAL water mains rehabilitation works, which may lead to disruptions in water supply, will begin in Letterkenny this evening. Irish Water, working in partnership with Donegal County Council, is carrying out the work “to safeguard the water supply for homes and businesses” in Wolfe Tone Place. The works are scheduled to take place from 7pm […]

Living near plant ‘unbearable’ for locals

A LETTER has been sent to the operator of a water plant outside Letterkenny over “unbearable” white noise constantly coming from the plant. Residents of the Thorndale area of Letterkenny are being “driven mad” by noise emanating from the water treatment facility at Magherennan, operated by Irish Water. The humming noise is ongoing day and night and speaking […]

Water supplies ‘on a knife edge’

IRISH Water has warned that water supplies in Donegal are ‘on a knife edge’ with night-time restrictions due to be introduced in the coming days as demand continues to surge in the warm weather. The utility company has appealed to the public to conserve water as high temperatures coupled with the increase in visitors to […]

End in sight for Letterkenny’s long-lasting roadworks?

IRISH Water has confirmed that timeline for the Letterkenny water and wastewater improvement works has been extended due to the recent Covid-19 lockdown. The improvement works which are being carried out in partnership with Donegal County Council are expected to be completed by November. A spokesperson for Irish Water said that works were stopped for […]

Major burst impacting water supplies in Letterkenny

A MAJOR burst to a water main in Letterkenny is affecting water supplies this morning for residents in the Mountain Top, Kilycreen, Upper Carnamuggagh, Cannon View and surrounding areas. Repairs have been ongoing since 7.30am this morning and it is expected that the burst will be fixed by 5pm. Irish Water said some customers may […]