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Tuesday 5 December 2023 Dublin: 4°C

# hosepipe ban

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West Cork hosepipe ban comes into effect for four weeks
Since midnight, people are not allowed to use their water supply for garden hoses or other non-essential uses
Hosepipe ban to come into effect in West Cork from midnight
Under the ban, people are not allowed to use their water supply for garden hoses or other non-essential uses.
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Irish Water to lift hosepipe ban at 5pm this evening following recent heavy rainfall
The ban was expected to remain in place until 21 July.
Irish Water reviewing hosepipe ban after recent heavy rainfall
The ban was due to remain in place until 21 July.
Poll: Have you reduced the amount of water you use on a daily basis?
A hosepipe ban is in place for the coming weeks.
Hosepipe ban to remain in place despite recent bouts of rainfall, says Irish Water
The number of drinking water schemes in drought has risen since the ban was put in place.
The hosepipe ban kicks in from today - here's what it means
The Greater Dublin Area, Westmeath, Sligo and Tipperary experienced their driest spring on record this year.
National hosepipe ban to kick in tomorrow and last until 21 July
The managing director of Irish Water said it is time to “get serious” about this issue.
Hosepipe ban 'increasingly likely' due to prolonged period of dry weather
There have been 37 dry periods between 18 March and 20 May.
Irish Water extends hosepipe ban for 16 counties until the end of September
The Greater Dublin area could face “historic low levels” of water going into winter, the company warned.
During the drought, some areas were losing half of their water supply because of leaks
While the country faced water restrictions, 50% of water was leaking in some Irish Water schemes.
Will Irish Water extend the hosepipe ban? With more dry weather forecast, we won't know until next week
The ban was originally expected to last until 31 July.
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 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.
Lidl apologises to disappointed customers after swimming pools sell out across Ireland
It took just two hours.
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.
'Minimum amount of water' used in 'essential' cleaning of Pope's Cross - OPW
Dublin is under a hosepipe ban.
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.
Poll: Would you report your neighbour for breaking the hosepipe ban?
A hosepipe ban is now in operation in the Greater Dublin Area.
Dublin hosepipe ban in operation and bans in other areas to be announced
Anyone found in breach of the ban could potentially face a fine of €125.
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”.
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.
Hosepipe ban put in place in South Tipperary
The ban will be in place until 13 August.