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#Irish Water

# 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.

# irish-water - Monday 5 March, 2018

Water supply to be restricted across greater Dublin area from 7pm tonight - 7am tomorrow

The water supply has come under great pressure in the aftermath of Storm Emma.

Storm aftermath: 10,500 customers without water, 121,000 with restricted supply

Water supply has been curtailed in some places due to increased demand – primarily from leaks in the system.

# irish-water - Sunday 4 March, 2018

Thousands of homes still without water and power

Crews have been working through the night to restore service.

# irish-water - Friday 2 March, 2018

Increased demand: People asked to conserve water as supplies put under strain

Increased demand and power outages are putting the country’s reservoirs under pressure, Irish Water said.

# irish-water - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

Householders warned NOT to leave their taps running during the freezing weather

Here’s what you need to do to help prevent your water pipes from bursting.

# irish-water - Thursday 8 February, 2018

'Do not drink or wash' water warning for Meath lifted

The warning was issued yesterday afternoon.

# irish-water - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

'Do not drink or wash' water warning for parts of Meath following reports of rashes

Local TD Thomas Byrne said that he had received reports of children becoming “very sick” and “getting bad rashes”.

# irish-water - Thursday 1 February, 2018

Boil water notice that affected 65,000 people lifted for several areas

Irish Water has apologised for the inconvenience caused.

# irish-water - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Boil water notice remains in place for 65,000 people

Irish Water has apologised for the inconvenience.

# irish-water - Monday 29 January, 2018

Boil water notice issued for Wicklow and south Dublin due to treatment plant mechanical failure

Roughly 65,000 people live in the area affected by the notice.