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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 Application Form - Updated August 2022.docx (size 95.7 KB)

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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 Information 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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