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#Irish Water

# irish-water - Monday 16 July, 2018

Irish Water to split from Ervia within five years
# Going Solo
# Going Solo

Irish Water to split from Ervia within five years

Jul 16th 2018, 9:46 AM 33,335 Views 103 Comments

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
# Drought
# Drought

Nationwide Status Yellow drought warning extended into next week

Updated Jul 13th 2018, 3:50 PM 27,673 Views 90 Comments

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'
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

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

Updated Jul 12th 2018, 8:41 PM 21,222 Views 89 Comments

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
# Hosepipe Ban
# Hosepipe Ban

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

Jul 11th 2018, 9:16 PM 13,725 Views 97 Comments

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
# Hot Weather
# Hot Weather

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

Jul 10th 2018, 8:17 AM 21,223 Views 22 Comments

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
# Drought
# Drought

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

Jul 6th 2018, 10:50 PM 47,784 Views 143 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 16,639 Views 35 Comments

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
# Conservation
# Conservation

Nationwide hosepipe ban to kick in from Friday

Jul 4th 2018, 5:22 PM 53,647 Views 190 Comments

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
# Ballyhooly
# Ballyhooly

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

Jul 4th 2018, 4:26 PM 13,052 Views 30 Comments

“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
# Drought
# Drought

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

Jul 4th 2018, 7:20 AM 37,155 Views 80 Comments

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
# Summer Of Discontent
# Summer Of Discontent

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

Jul 3rd 2018, 9:34 PM 25,600 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 26,040 Views 88 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 11,441 Views 97 Comments

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
# Water Crisis
# Water Crisis

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

Jul 2nd 2018, 6:20 PM 55,605 Views 76 Comments

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
# Killarney
# Killarney

Ten thousand people left without water after main burst in Kerry

Jul 2nd 2018, 9:39 AM 28,898 Views 45 Comments

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
# 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.

# irish-water - Sunday 1 July, 2018

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

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

Jul 1st 2018, 4:10 PM 26,311 Views 165 Comments

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
# Hot Weather
# Hot Weather

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

Jun 29th 2018, 4:31 PM 72,051 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 32,919 Views 126 Comments

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
# Save Water
# Save Water

Water levels to be dropped in Dublin as temperatures soar

Updated Jun 28th 2018, 4:00 PM 35,748 Views 188 Comments

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
# Water Demand
# Water Demand

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

Updated Jun 27th 2018, 6:26 PM 38,201 Views 97 Comments

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
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

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

Jun 26th 2018, 11:41 AM 17,765 Views 91 Comments

“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
# Hot Hot Heat
# Hot Hot Heat

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

Jun 25th 2018, 3:30 PM 11,745 Views 67 Comments

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 Pipe
# The Pipe

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

Jun 20th 2018, 6:10 AM 14,369 Views 27 Comments

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
# Water Outage

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

Jun 12th 2018, 12:05 AM 10,143 Views 24 Comments

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
# Running Low
# Running Low

Irish Water lifts water restrictions in Skerries - but only temporarily

Updated Jun 11th 2018, 5:52 PM 19,557 Views 75 Comments

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
# Foreseeable Future
# Foreseeable Future

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

Jun 10th 2018, 6:01 PM 17,684 Views 64 Comments

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
# Wastewater Plant
# Wastewater Plant

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

Jun 6th 2018, 6:15 AM 8,153 Views 31 Comments

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
# Burst Main
# Burst Main

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

Jun 1st 2018, 5:42 PM 10,786 Views 35 Comments

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
# Staleen Water Treatment
# Staleen Water Treatment

Burst pipeline in Drogheda and Meath repaired but water shortages continue

May 31st 2018, 7:33 PM 17,146 Views 38 Comments

Households in affected areas have been asked to conserve water.

# irish-water - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

Irish Water asks Drogheda and east Meath residents to conserve water after pipeline bursts
# Staleen Water Treatment
# Staleen Water Treatment

Irish Water asks Drogheda and east Meath residents to conserve water after pipeline bursts

May 30th 2018, 10:37 PM 11,507 Views 28 Comments

A repair crew is on site.

# irish-water - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

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

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

May 15th 2018, 12:05 AM 19,551 Views 39 Comments

€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
# Castletownbere
# Castletownbere

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

May 2nd 2018, 7:09 AM 15,556 Views 24 Comments

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
# Parteen Option
# Parteen Option

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

Apr 24th 2018, 7:17 AM 29,341 Views 131 Comments

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
# Treatment Plants
# Treatment Plants

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

Apr 4th 2018, 6:11 PM 14,120 Views 38 Comments

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
# Emma Aftermath
# Emma Aftermath

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

Mar 9th 2018, 10:43 PM 16,536 Views 53 Comments

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
# Emma Aftermath
# Emma Aftermath

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

Mar 7th 2018, 7:47 PM 9,542 Views 76 Comments

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

23,000 homes and businesses still without water
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

23,000 homes and businesses still without water

Mar 7th 2018, 9:09 AM 14,560 Views 89 Comments

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
# No Water
# No Water

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

Mar 6th 2018, 6:45 PM 30,642 Views 91 Comments

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

'Snow tourists' hampering clean-up operation
# Storm Emma
# Storm Emma

'Snow tourists' hampering clean-up operation

Mar 6th 2018, 4:35 PM 43,431 Views 25 Comments

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