Donegal water supplies at risk

IRISH Water has issued an appeal to the public to conserve water as the prolonged dry spell is putting pressure on water supplies. The company has identified Donegal as a county that is at risk while they have imposed restrictions in other parts of the country. In a statement today they said: “Irish Water is […]

Meeting in Kerrykeel over sewage scheme plans

A PUBLIC information meeting is being held in Kerrykeel this evening when Irish Water will present plans for a new sewage scheme for the area.  A new wastewater treatment plant will be built in an effort to stop untreated wastewater being discharged into the Burnside River which flows into Mulroy Bay. Irish Water is working […]

Major treatment plant upgrade to begin in May

  IRISH Water has announced that work on the €9 million upgrade of the Ballybofey and Stranorlar Wastewater treatment plant will begin in May. The upgrade is set to increase the treatment capacity of the plant to meet the current needs of the town and to allow for growth.   Colm Claffey, Irish Water’s Infrastructure […]


Water restrictions in the Rosses tonight from 11pm

  Irish Water working in partnership with Donegal County Council would like to advise customers supplied by the Rosses Regional Water Supply that there will be restrictions imposed on the scheme tonight from 11pm until 7am. This is because demand on the scheme is outstripping supply.   The townlands which will be affected by the […]

Rathmullan enjoying improved water supply following upgrade

Irish Water has just completed a €0.5 million investment in the Rathmullan Water Treatment Plant in Co Donegal which will ensure improved water quality and security of supply for customers served from this plant. As part of the project Irish Water constructed a multi-flow clarifier, a sludge storage facility as well as providing new chemical […]

Infrastructure to tackle Donegal’s sewage problems

IRISH Water has announced that they will begin developing wastewater infrastructure in three areas of Donegal, Burtonport, Kerrykeel and Kilcar where sewage is currently going untreated. The move follows last week’s damning report from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) which revealed untreated sewage is being pumped into waterways in these areas. The utility company has […]