18th September 2021: Glan Agua informed the Kiltiernan Group Water Scheme, on Saturday the18th September that the quality of the raw water has deteriorated again. It had improved during the previous week. Since early June there has been a deterioration of the raw water entering the treatment plant .As a consequence of this, process adjustments
Glan Agua has just informed us that the raw water entering the plant in Kiltiernan has started to deteriorate again over the last couple of days. Glan Agua is managing this by running the plant for shorter run time ie. we are running the plant between 3.7m – 4m. They have also increased our
Our water scheme quality and taste has been extremely good over the years but in early June we saw a deterioration in raw water quality. (Full details available in the news section below). It improved again but there was very heavy rain last Friday and since then the raw water quality has been up and down.
Following the recent downpour of rain, the turbidity (relative clarity of a liquid) in the raw water extracted has increased. This increase in turbidity results in an increase in the amount of chlorine used and some members may experience a chlorine smell and/or a taste from the water. The chlorine levels in the water are
The Kiltiernan Group Water Scheme Board of Management would like to remind all our members the importance of water conservation and most particularly throughout this dry period. We are not currently at a stage where we need to apply water restrictions but we do appreciate all efforts our members make not to waste the water.
The water quality status is moving from advisory status to safe as our test results continue to indicate the water quality is safe. We invite any of our members to contact us with any concerns or questions they may have and while the scheme has made every effort to communicate the progress we have compiled
Michael John has started flushing the mains yesterday and will continue through next week. There may be a drop in water pressure in some areas during this activity. While our test result data on water leaving the treatment plant continues to be within parameters, our recommendation on boiling the water will remain in place until
The raw water quality within the treatment plant has returned to “normal “ values with the treated water color and turbidity low. This improvement is reflected in the increased UV Intensity and the stabilization in the chlorine usage at the treatment plant. The taste issues noted on the network are likely as a result of
Test results taken by both Glan Agua and the Kiltiernan Group water scheme are coming back and the results to date are very positive. We are still waiting on further test results and a scouring regiment to flush the line will be conducted over the next week. During this period we would continue to