A draft strategy overseeing the improvement of rivers, estuaries and other areas, which will now go to public consultation, was published on Monday. Photograph: iStock

The Government is concerned about the quality of water in Ireland as about half of the country’s water courses are now in poor or worse condition, Min(...)

The plan to extract water from the River Shannon and pipe it to the greater Dublin area will be incorporated in the second phase of Irish Water’s process.  Photograph: Alan Betson

Substantial population increases in major Irish cities and surrounding suburbs over the coming decades will create huge demand for drinking water, acc(...)

Irish Water has confirmed that it is considering the option of recycling sewage to bolster the water supply.

Irish Water has confirmed that it is considering the option of recycling sewage to bolster the water supply. The measure is being considered as part(...)