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Dublin: 8 °C Thursday 19 July, 2018

#Irish Water

# irish-water - Monday 16 July, 2018

Irish Water to split from Ervia within five years

The water body is to become a standalone utility by the year 2023.

# irish-water - Friday 13 July, 2018

Nationwide Status Yellow drought warning extended into next week

Met Éireann has said there will be small amounts of rainfall at times over the coming days.

# irish-water - Thursday 12 July, 2018

Night time water restrictions in Greater Dublin Area 'likely to begin early next week'

Initial restriction could be midnight to 5am but that is still to be confirmed.

# irish-water - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Water pressure may be reduced next week as risk of shortage extends into September

Minister Eoghan Murphy said the current level of rain “is nowhere near what we need”.

# irish-water - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

It's still going to be hot this week ... but cloudy skies and scattered showers are on their way

Meanwhile, Irish Water has warned that water supplies may be at risk of significant restrictions or outages until the end of the year.

# irish-water - Friday 6 July, 2018

Irish Water has received 40 reports of people disobeying the hosepipe ban

Some 81 water schemes are at risk of drought and water restrictions are in place in a further 27 locations.

Another hot weekend in store as nationwide hosepipe ban kicks in

Irish Water has urged people to help conserve water over the next month.

# irish-water - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

Nationwide hosepipe ban to kick in from Friday

There has been little or no rain over the last 30 days.

'We're always on rations here': Areas of Cork village left with little or no water during two-week heatwave

“It was the same problem last year – one morning you’d have water, the next day you wouldn’t.”

Streets washed with canal water, buses washed every third night - how services deal with water restrictions

Irish Water is appealing to the public to conserve water where possible.

# irish-water - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Hosepipe ban: There has been fewer than 10 reports of water misuse

Those found in breach of the hosepipe ban could face a fine of €125.

Open Thread: Dublin's lord mayor says his car won't be washed... how are you conserving water?

Irish Water has issued a number of appeals for people to conserve water during the drought.

# irish-water - Monday 2 July, 2018

'It’s best not to drink tea or coffee': The HSE is advising people how to stay safe during water restrictions

People are being told to fill containers with water and store it in the fridge.

Ten thousand people left without water after main burst in Kerry

The burst main is part of the water supply scheme from Killarney to Tralee.

Poll: Would you report your neighbour for breaking the hosepipe ban? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you report your neighbour for breaking the hosepipe ban?

A hosepipe ban is now in operation in the Greater Dublin Area.

# irish-water - Sunday 1 July, 2018

Irish Water issues another urgent appeal for people to conserve water as Dublin hosepipe ban to kick in

In all, 39 water supplies around the country are under night-time water restrictions.

# irish-water - Friday 29 June, 2018

Irish Water has imposed a hosepipe ban in Greater Dublin Area from Monday

Section 56 (16) of the Water Services Act 2007 allows for an effective ‘hosepipe ban’.

Irish Water set to announce specific bans on water use

In a statement, the company said the announcements would be made “shortly”.

# irish-water - Thursday 28 June, 2018

Water levels to be dropped in Dublin as temperatures soar

Irish Water has asked the public to conserve water where possible during the hot weather.

# irish-water - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

'The situation is critical': Water restrictions being rolled out as temperatures hit 30 degrees

Overnight restrictions have been put in place in some areas of Longford.

# irish-water - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Irish Water says Dublin water restrictions could be 'unavoidable' as hot weather persists

“This is a very serious situation and we are seeking the public’s help,” Irish Water said.

# irish-water - Monday 25 June, 2018

Supplies already under pressure due to hot spell, Irish Water says

Met Éireann said that temperatures will reach as high as 30 over the next few days.

# irish-water - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Irish Water wants to build 'an underground orbital sewer' in north county Dublin

The sewer mirrors the route of the M50 from Blanchardstown to Clonshaugh.

# irish-water - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

'I'm undergoing chemotherapy. I'm supposed to live in a germ-free environment': How the water outages are impacting residents Water Outage This post contains videos

'I'm undergoing chemotherapy. I'm supposed to live in a germ-free environment': How the water outages are impacting residents

Though restrictions have completely been lifted, residents say water outrages are becoming a common problem in the area.

# irish-water - Monday 11 June, 2018

Irish Water lifts water restrictions in Skerries - but only temporarily

By Friday there was only enough spare capacity in Dublin “to fill the bottom half of Liberty Hall”.

# irish-water - Sunday 10 June, 2018

'We can't conserve what we don't have': Skerries residents fuming as water restrictions continue

Irish Water said it would be asking residents to conserve water for the “foreseeable future”.

# irish-water - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

Irish Water submits planning application to continue €400 million investment in Ringsend

The development is necessary to cope with future demand, Irish Water said.

# irish-water - Friday 1 June, 2018

Water outages continue in East Meath due to burst Irish Water pipeline

Irish Water repaired the pipeline yesterday, however, some outages will continue as water recharges in the network.

# irish-water - Thursday 31 May, 2018

Burst pipeline in Drogheda and Meath repaired but water shortages continue

Households in affected areas have been asked to conserve water.

# irish-water - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

# irish-water - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Irish Water 'may not be able to refund' more than 43,000 customers who paid water charges

€177 million was provided to Irish Water last year to refund to some 995,000 domestic customers, that included €5 million in administration costs.

# irish-water - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

'Grave concerns': Two thirds of Cork seaside town’s sewage pumped directly into local harbour

Irish Water received fines totalling €9,000 and was ordered to pay costs in three prosecutions by the Environmental Protection Agency.

# irish-water - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Irish Water wants to pump water from Shannon to Dublin for first major upgrade in 60 years

The utility is asking for planning permission for a pipeline to connect Shannon water to many parts of Leinster.

# irish-water - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

Irish Water fined €6,000 for delaying works needed to reduce cancer-linked pollution levels

A court heard drinking water from treatment plants had excessive levels of THMs.

# irish-water - Friday 9 March, 2018

Water restrictions scaled back but will be in place from 8pm to 6am over the weekend

Around 12,750 homes around the country remain without water supply in the aftermath of Storm Emma.

# irish-water - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

'We have a way to go': Irish Water says restrictions set to continue

Over 16,000 homes outside Dublin are still without water.

23,000 homes and businesses still without water

Nighttime restrictions are expected to continue in some areas for days or weeks.

# irish-water - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

Water pressure to be reduced in greater Dublin area again tonight from 8pm until 6am

This follows on from overnight restrictions for customers yesterday from 7pm last night and 7am this morning.

'Snow tourists' hampering clean-up operation

Farmers and the army are among those helping clear snow around the country.

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