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 […]


€1.1 million investment for Fintown water supply

  Water consumers in the Fintown area of Co Donegal have benefited from a €1.1 million investment by Irish Water which has connected the Fintown water supply to the Glenties supply to ensure improved water quality to the Fintown area. As part of the project Irish Water has constructed almost 5km of water mains in […]

Water outage for over eight hours in Letterkenny

  Residents and businesses in Letterkenny have voiced their distress following a water outage which is expected to last over eight hours. Irish Water have confirmed water is expected to be back on around 4pm today, after repairs to a burst water main have caused disruptions to High Road, Ard O’Donnell and surrounding areas in Letterkenny.  […]

Irish Water warns Donegal again to conserve water

  Irish Water is reiterating its request to residents and businesses in County Donegal supplied by Lough Colm and Lough Fad to continue to conserve water and minimise water usage for the foreseeable future due to the unseasonably dry weather conditions. Two meetings took place last Friday July 7 with elected representatives from the impacted […]

Boil Water Notice for Fintown Public Water Supply

  Donegal County Council and Irish Water have issued a Boil Water Notice on the Fintown Public Water Supply and Meenmore – Meenatinney group water scheme to protect consumers following advice from the Health Service Executive.  A routine water sample has detected cryptosporidium in the treated water coming from the Fintown Water Treatment Plant and […]

Work continues to secure high quality water supplies

Work is continuing in Donegal to secure high quality water supplies for over 45,000 people. Irish Water is progressing projects which will see the removal of 12 water supplies in Co Donegal from the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Remedial Action List (RAL). Irish Water has prioritised a programme of works to ensure their removal for the […]

Drought in Donegal?

  Irish Water asks consumers living in Co. Donegal to conserve water and minimise water usage for the foreseeable future. The demand is due to the unseasonable dry weather conditions, where records indicate that April 2017 has been the driest April experienced for 67 years. Irish Water and Donegal County Council are continuing to look for […]