Wicklow CDP 2016 - 2022

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  • For further information, please visit Irish Water's website or contact the project team:

    Web: www.water.ie/arklowtp
    Email: arklowtp@water.ie
    Telephone: 089 228 5902
    9am-5pm, Monday-Friday

  • Part of Wicklow Regional Public Water Supply fed from Mariner’s Point Reservoir.
    Irish Water & Wicklow County Council

    Date 19th December 2014

    On the advice of the Health Service Executive, Irish Water and Wicklow County Council issued a boil water notice for the area served by the Mariner’s Point Reservoir of the Wicklow Regional Public water supply on 10th October 2014.

    Irish Water and Wicklow County Council wishes to notify consumers, following advice from the Health Service Executive, that Irish Water and the Council are now in a position to remove the boil water notice with immediate effect.

    Everyone can now resume normal use of the water supply for drinking, food preparation and brushing teeth. Irish Water and the Local Authority/Health Service Executive Water Liaison Group will continue to meet and will review ongoing process control, monitoring and testing of the drinking water supply.

    The Irish Water Customer Contact Centre (1890 278 278) is available to answer customer queries in relation to this water notice.

    Further information is available on the www.water.ie.

    Irish Water and Wicklow County Council acknowledge the patience, cooperation and assistance of the general public during the period of the boil water notice and greatly regrets any inconvenience caused to householders and the business community. 

  • Irish Water is the new national water utility and is now responsible for managing the delivery of water services to home and businesses in Ireland. For further information or to report an issue with:

    • Water Supply
    • Water Quality
    • Wastewater

    Please contact Irish Water
    Web: www.water.ie
    Twitter: @IrishWater
    Tel: 1890 278 278 (LoCall)
    Minicon: 1890 378 378 ( For hearing impaired customers with minicon equipment)
    Postal Address: Irish Water, PO Box 860, South City Delivery Office, Cork City

    Please continue to contact Wicklow County Council for information or issues relating to business account queries, surface water drainage and flood management.

  • Boil Notices currently in effect: 

    Boil Water Notice - Ballysallagh Well Water Supply (Exempted)

    Wicklow County Council wishes to advise consumers that the water from the Ballysallagh Well Water Supply (Exempted) must be boiled prior to use.

    You are advised:-

    1. Boil all water for consumption Bring water to a vigorous boil and allow to cool. Cover and store in a refrigerator or cold place. Water from the hot tap is not safe to drink.
    2. Use clean containers when storing boiled water.
    3. Discard all ice cubes. Make ice from cooled boiled water.
    4. Boil all water for hygiene and first aid use including brushing teeth, cleaning wounds, making medicine, sterilising babies bottles.
    5. Use cooled boiled water when preparing food that will not be cooked e.g. salads, fruit, or mixing cold sweets/desserts.
    6. Prepare babies feeds with water brought to the boil once and cooled. Do not use water that has been re-boiled several times. Boiled tap water is preferred for the preparation of babies feeds rather than bottled water labelled “Natural Mineral Water” as this may contain higher concentrations of some minerals (e.g. Sodium, Nitrate), than is recommended for infant feeding.
    7. Use hot tap water and washing up liquid to clean surfaces, dishes and other utensils.
    8. Do not use dishwashers, as the water may not get hot enough.
    9. It is safe to use tap water, which has not been boiled for baths/showers, general cleaning, flushing toilets and washing clothes.

    This instruction must be complied with until further notice.

    Caroline Fox,
    A/Senior Executive Officer,
    Water and Environmental Services,
    Wicklow County Council

    Tel: 0404 20236 Email: env@wicklowcoco.ie

    28th August 2013


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  • Following the Second World War, Town Twinning was extended in Europe as a means of promoting mutual understanding and cross-border projects.

    Town twinning is supported by the European Union and since 1989 The Council of European Municipalities and Regions has worked closely with the European Commission to promote modern, high quality twinning initiatives and exchanges that involve all sections of the community.

    The European Union had fostered more than 7,000 bilateral relationships involving almost 10,000 European municipalities and in most cases geographical distance has very little influence upon communities' selections of a twin town. In fact Town twinning has increasingly been used to form strategic international business links.

    County Wicklow's ties with Wurzburg were originally established following contact between St. Cronans School and its sister school in Wurzburg, where St. Cronan is the Patron Saint

    County Wicklow values its close ties with all its Twin City Partners.

    Towns that are twinned:


    Co. Wicklow & Bray are twinned with Wurzburg www.wuerzburg.de/en/

    Seminole County

    Co. Wicklow is twinned with Seminole County, Florida www.seminolecountyfl.gov/


    Bray is twinned with Begles, France

    Dublin, California

    Bray is twinned with Dublin, California, USA www.ci.dublin.ca.us/

    Montigny le Bretonex

    Wicklow Town is twinned with Montigny in France www.montigny78.fr/


    Wicklow Town is twinned with Einchenzell-Fulda, Germany


    Wicklow Town is twinned with Porthmadog in Gwynedd West Wales www.porthmadog.com/


    Greystones is twinned with Hollyhead Anglesey North Wales www.holyhead.org/


    Arklow is twinned with Chateaudun, France