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#hosepipe ban

# hosepipe-ban - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

Irish Water to lift hosepipe ban at 5pm this evening following recent heavy rainfall
# Hosepipe Ban
# Hosepipe Ban

Irish Water to lift hosepipe ban at 5pm this evening following recent heavy rainfall

Jul 8th 2020, 3:42 PM 16,016 Views 58 Comments

The ban was expected to remain in place until 21 July.

# hosepipe-ban - Friday 3 July, 2020

Irish Water reviewing hosepipe ban after recent heavy rainfall
# Water Conservation
# Water Conservation

Irish Water reviewing hosepipe ban after recent heavy rainfall

Jul 3rd 2020, 1:11 PM 20,284 Views 55 Comments

The ban was due to remain in place until 21 July.

# hosepipe-ban - Saturday 20 June, 2020

Poll: Have you reduced the amount of water you use on a daily basis?
# Hosepipe Ban
# Hosepipe Ban

Poll: Have you reduced the amount of water you use on a daily basis?

Jun 20th 2020, 11:12 AM 30,381 Views 64 Comments

A hosepipe ban is in place for the coming weeks.

Hosepipe ban to remain in place despite recent bouts of rainfall, says Irish Water
# Rainy Days
# Rainy Days

Hosepipe ban to remain in place despite recent bouts of rainfall, says Irish Water

Jun 20th 2020, 7:15 AM 20,444 Views 50 Comments

The number of drinking water schemes in drought has risen since the ban was put in place.

# hosepipe-ban - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

The hosepipe ban kicks in from today - here's what it means
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

The hosepipe ban kicks in from today - here's what it means

Jun 9th 2020, 6:30 AM 40,078 Views 80 Comments

The Greater Dublin Area, Westmeath, Sligo and Tipperary experienced their driest spring on record this year.

# hosepipe-ban - Monday 8 June, 2020

National hosepipe ban to kick in tomorrow and last until 21 July
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

National hosepipe ban to kick in tomorrow and last until 21 July

Updated Jun 8th 2020, 9:11 AM 59,183 Views 199 Comments

The managing director of Irish Water said it is time to “get serious” about this issue.

# hosepipe-ban - Monday 1 June, 2020

Hosepipe ban 'increasingly likely' due to prolonged period of dry weather
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Hosepipe ban 'increasingly likely' due to prolonged period of dry weather

Jun 1st 2020, 7:47 PM 34,218 Views 85 Comments

There have been 37 dry periods between 18 March and 20 May.

# hosepipe-ban - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Irish Water extends hosepipe ban for 16 counties until the end of September
# Conservation
# Conservation

Irish Water extends hosepipe ban for 16 counties until the end of September

Aug 28th 2018, 1:26 PM 27,127 Views 134 Comments

The Greater Dublin area could face “historic low levels” of water going into winter, the company warned.

# hosepipe-ban - Saturday 18 August, 2018

During the drought, some areas were losing half of their water supply because of leaks
# Hosepipe Ban
# Hosepipe Ban

During the drought, some areas were losing half of their water supply because of leaks

Aug 18th 2018, 12:05 AM 18,420 Views 94 Comments

While the country faced water restrictions, 50% of water was leaking in some Irish Water schemes.

# hosepipe-ban - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Will Irish Water extend the hosepipe ban? With more dry weather forecast, we won't know until next week
# Dry Spell
# Dry Spell

Will Irish Water extend the hosepipe ban? With more dry weather forecast, we won't know until next week

Jul 25th 2018, 10:27 AM 17,851 Views 96 Comments

The ban was originally expected to last until 31 July.

# hosepipe-ban - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

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

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

Jul 11th 2018, 9:16 PM 13,722 Views 97 Comments

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

# hosepipe-ban - Friday 6 July, 2018

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

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

Jul 6th 2018, 10:50 PM 47,779 Views 142 Comments

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
# Feeling Hot Hot Hot
# Feeling Hot Hot Hot

Another hot weekend in store as nationwide hosepipe ban kicks in

Jul 6th 2018, 7:26 AM 16,636 Views 35 Comments

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

# hosepipe-ban - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Lidl apologises to disappointed customers after swimming pools sell out across Ireland
# Big Splash
# Big Splash

Lidl apologises to disappointed customers after swimming pools sell out across Ireland

Jul 5th 2018, 2:13 PM 70,247 Views 139 Comments

It took just two hours.

# hosepipe-ban - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Hosepipe ban: There has been fewer than 10 reports of water misuse
# Summer Of Discontent
# Summer Of Discontent

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

Jul 3rd 2018, 9:34 PM 25,597 Views 67 Comments

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
# Holy Water
# Holy Water

'Minimum amount of water' used in 'essential' cleaning of Pope's Cross - OPW

Jul 3rd 2018, 1:59 PM 26,038 Views 89 Comments

Dublin is under a hosepipe ban.

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

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

Jul 3rd 2018, 12:00 PM 11,438 Views 96 Comments

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

# hosepipe-ban - Monday 2 July, 2018

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

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

Jul 2nd 2018, 9:06 AM 59,185 Views 144 Comments

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
# Conserve
# Conserve

Dublin hosepipe ban in operation and bans in other areas to be announced

Updated Jul 2nd 2018, 8:45 AM 21,976 Views 68 Comments

Anyone found in breach of the ban could potentially face a fine of €125.

# hosepipe-ban - Friday 29 June, 2018

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

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

Jun 29th 2018, 4:31 PM 72,050 Views 209 Comments

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
# Conservation
# Conservation

Irish Water set to announce specific bans on water use

Updated Jun 29th 2018, 2:18 PM 32,917 Views 126 Comments

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

# hosepipe-ban - Thursday 28 June, 2018

Water levels to be dropped in Dublin as temperatures soar
# Save Water
# Save Water

Water levels to be dropped in Dublin as temperatures soar

Updated Jun 28th 2018, 4:00 PM 35,744 Views 188 Comments

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

# hosepipe-ban - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Hosepipe ban put in place in South Tipperary
# Water
# Water

Hosepipe ban put in place in South Tipperary

Jul 16th 2013, 6:37 PM 10,745 Views 47 Comments

The ban will be in place until 13 August.