The EPA has identified the most important issues, which should be addressed on a national level, to protect and improve drinking water supplies. These are the national priorities for public drinking water supplies:
Where does our water come from? Depending on where you live, your water supply either comes from a public water supply operated by Irish Water, or a private water supply such as group water schemes or your own household well. Browse through our environment and you section to read more about drinking water.
Learn which of our public suppliers that are in need of corrective action.
Date released: February 11, 2021
The EPA today released the Drinking Water Quality in Private Supplies 2019 report. One million people in Ireland get their drinking water from a private supply and many more drink water from small private supplies like hotels, pubs and restaurants, crèches, nursing homes and national schools in their daily lives.
Date released: July 07, 2020
The EPA Drinking Water Quality in Public Supplies Report 2019 released today shows that the quality of drinking water in public supplies remains high with 99.9% compliance with bacterial limits and 99.6% compliance with chemical limits.
Date released: January 15, 2020
A report focusing on the quality of private water supplies in Ireland for 2018 was released today by the EPA.