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Irish Water said an examination by its own staff and Cork City Council workers has confirmed both the sewer and the pumping station were now fully operational

Irish Water has said there is no risk to public health and no contamination of drinking water supplies in Cork following the discovery of raw sewage s(...)

Irish Water has had a bad press since its establishment in 2013. Initially, it was criticised because of high consultancy charges and wasteful expendi(...)

 River Shannon Protection Alliance member Donal Whelan at Dromineer Harbour on Lough Derg. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Farmers, stud farmers, tourism groups and residents in the Lough Derg area have called on politicians to halt Irish Water’s €1.3 billion plan to pump (...)

A hospital in Waterford has postponed elective surgeries for 24 hours due to a problem with the public water supply in a local reservoir.  File photograph: Maxwells

A hospital in Waterford has postponed elective surgeries for 24 hours due to a problem with the public water supply in a local reservoir. University(...)

Water can be used for personal hygiene, bathing and flushing of toilets but not for brushing teeth or gargling

A boil water notice has been issued in Co Galway with immediate effect. Irish Water and Galway County Council issued the notice on Tuesday following (...)

Awards and associated costs of the SCA in 2015 amounted to a total of €219.3 million. This represents a more than 50 per cent increase on the 2014 figure of €141.4 million. File photograph: Getty Images

Awards and associated costs paid out by the State for personal injury, property damage and clinical negligence increased by more than 50 per cent last(...)

Some Opposition parties have called on the Government to pay back Irish Water customers if water charges, which are currently suspended, are abolished

Refunding the €162.5 million paid by domestic customers to Irish Water up to the end of the first quarter of this year would be a logistical nightmare(...)

 One of the reservoirs at the Stillorgan facility in Co Dublin. Irish Water is to spend €80m  building a covered water storage facility in Stillorgan. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

Irish Water is to spend €80 million building a covered water storage facility at the 150-year-old Stillorgan reservoir, which provides drinking water (...)

Irish Water charges a maximum annual fee of €125 for non-permanently occupied dwellings

Most local authorities did not pay any water charges on vacant social housing units in 2015, new figures show. Irish Water’s charging regime requir(...)

Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) have confirmed they have begun an investigation into a sewage spillage into a tributary of the River Lee over the weekend which has resulted in the death of around 700 brown trout, salmon and sea trout.

BARRY ROCHE Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) have confirmed they have begun an investigation into a sewage spillage into a tributary of the River Lee o(...)

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