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Irish Water

Irish Water is the new national water utility and is now responsible for managing the delivery of water services in Ireland.

Kilkenny County Council has an Annual Service Plan with Irish Water in relation to the provision of water and waste water services. This ASP is provided for in the Service Level Agreement agreed between the parties under the Water Services (no. 2) Act, 2013.

Irish Water

Irish Water contact details:

  • Web: www.water.ie
  • Twitter: @IrishWater
  • Telephone: 1850 278 278 (LoCall) or 01 707 2828
  • Minicom: 1850 378 378 (For hearing impaired customers with minicom equipment)
  • Postal Address: Irish Water, PO Box 860, South City Delivery Office, Cork City

Water Services Privacy Statement


Well Grant Form Revised 19/8/17.docx (size 37.6 KB)

Explanatory Memorandum Well Grants Revised March 2014.doc (size 57.3 KB)

Data Protection Consent Form Individual Grants.docx (size 14.3 KB)


Irish Water is now your contact point for all water and wastewater connections.

Please note that existing Kilkenny County Council application forms will no longer be accepted by Irish Water or Kilkenny County Council after 29th June 2017.

Visit www.water.ie/connections for application forms and further information.


General Informationon on setting up a Group Water Scheme Form GW3
(122 KB Adobe Acrobat .pdf Document)

Survey Sheet for Group Water Schemes
(74 KB Adobe Acrobat .pdf Document)

Survey Sheet for Group Water Schemes
(Microsoft Excel Version 63 KB)

Application for Grant Aid for Group Water Schemes Form GW41
(114 KB Adobe Acrobat .pdf Document)

Subsidies for Group Water Schemes

Application Form - Subsidy towards Operational Costs of Group Water Schemes.pdf (size 191.9 KB)

Subsidy towards the Operational Costs of Group Water Schemes - Terms and Conditions.pdf (size 277.6 KB)

Local Authorities are required to prepare an updated Assessment of Needs for Water Services Capital Projects every five years. This Report addresses the requirements of Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government Circular Letter L11/03 which requires such an Assessment for the period 2003-2006.



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Burst Mains - Monday 15/07/19 - Rathmore Road, Fiddown, Co. Kilkenny

Due to a Burst Main water will be off today Tuesday 15/07/19 from approx. 10.30am to 1.00pm. Area affected will be Rathmore Road, Fiddown, Co. Kilkenny. Irish Water and Kilkenny County Council apologise for any inconvenience ...

Water Outage-Monday 09/07/18 Bishopslough, Cairn Lane Co. Kilkenny

Due to a burst main water is off today 9/7/18 from approx. 2pm to 4pm. Area affected Bishopslough, Cairn Lane Co. Kilkenny Irish Water and Kilkenny County Council apologise for any inconvenience caused

Water Services Privacy Policy

Water and Wastewater Connections - Irish Water Contact Point From 29 June 2017

Business Customers

Application to connect to the Public Water / Waste Water Supply

One and a half million paid out in well grants in Kilkenny

Emergency Outside Office Hours

If you require the service of the Local Authority for an emergency outside of normal business hours please note the following:

Persons requiring the Fire Service for an emergency should Dial 112 and no other number

For all water related queries 1850 278 278 (Irish Water)

For any other emergency the public are advised to ring 1890 252654

Kilkenny County Council, County Hall, John Street, Kilkenny R95 A39T
Tel: +353 (0) 56 7794000 | Fax: +353 (0) 56 7794004
info@kilkennycoco.ie | Emergency outside office hours: 1890 252 654
Water Queries : 1850 278 278 ( Irish Water )
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