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#Irish Water

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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 18,447 Views 94 Comments

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

'We need substantial winter rains': Hosepipe ban to remain until October in some areas
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

'We need substantial winter rains': Hosepipe ban to remain until October in some areas

Aug 8th 2018, 3:59 PM 16,803 Views 147 Comments

This warning comes after it emerged yesterday that the water supply in Dublin could fail after 70 days.

Dublin water supply could run out in 70 days
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

Dublin water supply could run out in 70 days

Aug 7th 2018, 3:19 PM 29,244 Views 147 Comments

The Poulaphuca Reservoir previously had enough water for 150 days.

European Commission opens case against Ireland over levels of drinking water contamination
# Trihalomethanes
# Trihalomethanes

European Commission opens case against Ireland over levels of drinking water contamination

Aug 6th 2018, 10:00 PM 37,543 Views 85 Comments

Earlier this year Irish Water was fined for delays in carrying out work at six water treatment plans in Donegal to reduce levels.

Beauty Q: How long do you take in the shower?
# Beauty Q
From The Daily Edge
# Beauty Q

Beauty Q: How long do you take in the shower?

Aug 6th 2018, 1:00 PM 7,296 Views 0 Comments

We need to know.

Poll: Would you report someone for breaking the hosepipe ban?
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Poll: Would you report someone for breaking the hosepipe ban?

Jul 28th 2018, 10:47 AM 47,168 Views 96 Comments

Over 300 reports have been made.

Hosepipe ban extended until end of August due to 'critical' situation
# Drought
# Drought

Hosepipe ban extended until end of August due to 'critical' situation

Jul 27th 2018, 1:04 PM 16,263 Views 95 Comments

The most severe conditions continue to be in the east and south of the country.

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 17,861 Views 96 Comments

The ban was originally expected to last until 31 July.

Irish Water says weekend rain will not end drought conditions
# Make It Rain
# Make It Rain

Irish Water says weekend rain will not end drought conditions

Jul 19th 2018, 6:51 PM 26,016 Views 122 Comments

The utility suggested that it could extend a national hosepipe ban into August.

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 33,358 Views 95 Comments

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

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 27,688 Views 90 Comments

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

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 21,230 Views 89 Comments

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

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 13,734 Views 97 Comments

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

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 21,238 Views 21 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 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 47,788 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 16,646 Views 35 Comments

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

Nationwide hosepipe ban to kick in from Friday
# Conservation
# Conservation

Nationwide hosepipe ban to kick in from Friday

Jul 4th 2018, 5:22 PM 53,660 Views 187 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 13,060 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 37,166 Views 80 Comments

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

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 25,607 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 26,048 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 11,443 Views 96 Comments

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

'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 55,612 Views 75 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 28,902 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 59,194 Views 144 Comments

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

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 26,321 Views 165 Comments

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

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 72,066 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 32,925 Views 126 Comments

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

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 35,757 Views 186 Comments

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

'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 38,207 Views 96 Comments

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

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 17,773 Views 92 Comments

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

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 11,750 Views 67 Comments

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

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 14,371 Views 27 Comments

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

'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 10,153 Views 24 Comments

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

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 19,569 Views 75 Comments

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

'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 17,696 Views 64 Comments

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

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 8,161 Views 31 Comments

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

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 10,794 Views 35 Comments

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

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 17,161 Views 38 Comments

Households in affected areas have been asked to conserve water.

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 11,515 Views 28 Comments

A repair crew is on site.