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What do we do?
Galway County Council is the Water Services Authority for all of County Galway, excluding the City. We operate approximately 44 public water supply schemes, provide assistance to group water schemes and operate 26 public sewerage schemes around the County.
Where to find us?
Water Services Unit,
2nd Floor, Centre Point,
Liosbaun Business Park,
Please use the following postal address:
Water Services Unit,
C/o Galway County Council,
Áras an Chontae
How to Contact us?
- Visit the Water Services Counter in Liosbaun Mon - Fri 9.00am - 4.00pm
- Ring the main Water Services number 091 476401 Phone lines are open until 5.00pm
- Ring the direct number if listed with the service
- E mail email@example.com
- Log onto www.galway.ie/en/Services/WaterServices/
- Fax at 091 769590
Connecting to a Public Water Supply or Public Sewer
Connection to these schemes is regulated to ensure that each scheme is operated within its capacity. If you wish to apply for a
connection to a public water main or public sewer public sewer you must make an application through the relevant water services divisional office. The form can be downloaded and printed from this site in the applications forms section and a connection fee will apply.
Connecting to a Public Water Supply Scheme
If you wish to apply for a connection to a particular Public Water Supply Scheme you must make an application to the relevant
Council Regional / Area Office (see page 9 for a list of Regional / Area Offices). A connection fee will apply.
For new connection application form click here.
Group Water Schemes
We provide assistance to groups on matters relating to the upgrading and taking in charge of existing schemes and providing
Individual Well Grants
The Council offers assistance to individuals for costs incurred in providing a well to their dwelling. This is subject to certain conditions. This does not apply to houses where a public or group scheme water
supply has already been provided or can reasonably be provided.
Promotion of Water Safety in County Galway
We promote water safety awareness with the assistance of the County Galway Water Safety Committee, which operates under the direction of Irish Water Safety. Water safety courses are normally held during the summer on Inis Mór, Inis Meáin, Inis Oírr, Corr na Móna, An Cheathrú Rua, Tir an Fhia, Portumna, Loughrea, Clifden and Salthill beach. Courses are held at Leisureland, Galway and Clarinbridge on Sunday mornings from October to June. Beach guards are employed during the Summer bathing season at various locations throughout the City and County.
Contact us to report a leak or water quality issue by using our online form
Water metering and charges are administered by Celtic Anglian Water Ltd. on behalf of Galway County Council. Issues relating to metering or billing should be raised with Celtic Anglian in the first instance.
For 2013 the Charges remain the same as for 2012 :
|Meter Standing Charge||€88 for first meter and €35 per meter thereafter|
|Metered Water||€1.19 per cubic meter|
|Wastewater||€1.26 per cubic meter|