Revealed: Water leakage projects due to get underway or be completed in Carlow this year

Here's the list

Darren Hassett

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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

Graiguecullen – 2.5km of new water mains and the replacement of over 4km of old back yard cast iron water mains. This project will be ongoing in 2019.

For more details on Irish Water’s Leakage Reduction Programme and other projects in the area, please see www.water.ie