Replacing the pipes will result in a much improved water supply for the area
In Carlow, there are a number of projects complete or due to get underway in 2019 aspart of Irish Water’s national Leakage Reduction Programme.
Nationally, €500m will be invested over the next four years in tackling the leakage around the country and safeguarding water supplies.
In Carlow, projects for 2019 include:
Tullow and Tinryland – leak repairs completed in July, leading to savings of 600,000 litres per day
Leighlinbridge – leak repairs completed in March, leading to savings of 145,000 litres per day
Bagenalstown – 3km new water mains laid on Royal Oak Road & Pairc Mhuire, with service connections work ongoing
For more details on Irish Water’s Leakage Reduction Programme and other projects in the area, please see www.water.ie