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Irish Water has appealed to people to continue to conserve water following a decision to lift a Water Conservation Order covering the north and west, one of several placed on the country earlier this year in response to drought conditions.
As a National Water Conservation Order came into effect this morning, water supplies in a number of areas in Mayo have been highlighted as being under serious risk, according to Irish Water.
Galway is expected to be hit with a hosepipe ban as drought takes hold over parts of the city and county. News of the proposed ban comes after night time restrictions were enforced on many parts of the city and county during the week because of the hot weather and lack of rainfall in recent weeks.
Homes on several public water schemes in the county were told to curtail their usage last night as water restrictions continue and some 3,000 households around the county remain without water almost one week after Storm Emma.
Galway Chamber recently met with Irish Water on a number of issues including water infrastructure development.
Several communities in east Galway have been told to boil their water this week due to a deterioration in water quality caused by heavy rainfall.
Irish Water has signed a €4.6 million contract to upgrade the Athlone Wastewater Treatment Plant. The contract was awarded to EPS Limited.
A full and comprehensive audit of the Lough Mask Water Treatment Plant was conducted by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Tuesday following the issuing of a boil water notice on the scheme last Friday evening. Representatives from Irish Water, Mayo County Council and the Health Service Executive (HSE) were present at the audit.
Poor water filtration systems in Galway are putting almost 30,000 people in danger of drinking contaminated water on a daily basis.
Michael Ring T.D, Minister of State for Tourism & Sport has welcomed confirmation from Irish Water that the preferred tender for the development of the new €9 million waste water treatment plant in Belmullet will be decided within the next week and the contract will be signed within a number of weeks thereafter.