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#Water Restrictions

# water-restrictions - Sunday 19 August, 2018

Irish Water asked for schools to reduce or turn off their water supplies during the drought
# Water Restrictions
# Water Restrictions

Irish Water asked for schools to reduce or turn off their water supplies during the drought

Aug 19th 2018, 7:00 AM 13,618 Views 103 Comments

Documents show that Irish Water made the request for when schools broke for the summer holidays.

# water-restrictions - Friday 13 July, 2018

Overnight water restrictions in 34 areas from Monday
# Greater Dublin Region
# Greater Dublin Region

Overnight water restrictions in 34 areas from Monday

Jul 13th 2018, 10:01 PM 37,082 Views 73 Comments

Supply to some customers may reduce to a trickle during the restricted period.

# water-restrictions - 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 26,300 Views 165 Comments

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

# water-restrictions - 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 35,735 Views 186 Comments

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

# water-restrictions - 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 38,191 Views 96 Comments

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

# water-restrictions - 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 17,649 Views 64 Comments

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

# water-restrictions - 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 16,528 Views 53 Comments

Around 12,750 homes around the country remain without water supply in the aftermath of Storm Emma.

# water-restrictions - 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 9,523 Views 76 Comments

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

# water-restrictions - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

'Tourists won't be able to take a shower' - Aran Island locals worried as water restrictions kick in
# Running Low
# Running Low

'Tourists won't be able to take a shower' - Aran Island locals worried as water restrictions kick in

May 9th 2017, 3:32 PM 11,521 Views 24 Comments

Starting tonight, water restrictions will be imposed on Inis Oirr from 11pm to 7am on a daily basis.

# water-restrictions - Thursday 7 November, 2013

It’s over: Dublin water restrictions to be lifted from tonight
# Good News
# Good News

It’s over: Dublin water restrictions to be lifted from tonight

Nov 7th 2013, 9:50 PM 12,047 Views 60 Comments

However water pressure will remain low in the evenings over the coming weeks.

# water-restrictions - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

Dublin City Council: We're not sure what the problem is but it's almost fixed
# WATER SHORTAGE
# WATER SHORTAGE

Dublin City Council: We're not sure what the problem is but it's almost fixed

Nov 5th 2013, 8:16 AM 10,222 Views 54 Comments

Dublin City Engineer Michael Phillips said climate change could have been one of the reasons behind the problem at the water treatment plant.

# water-restrictions - Monday 4 November, 2013

Dublin City Council passes motion to call Hogan and Irish Water before it
# Water Restrictions
# Water Restrictions

Dublin City Council passes motion to call Hogan and Irish Water before it

Nov 4th 2013, 10:46 PM 11,143 Views 23 Comments

Councillors heard from the City Engineer at a meeting tonight, the first since restrictions were imposed last week.

Water restrictions to remain as reservoirs remain "at an unsustainably low level"
# Water Restrictions
# Water Restrictions

Water restrictions to remain as reservoirs remain "at an unsustainably low level"

Nov 4th 2013, 1:49 PM 9,513 Views 52 Comments

Dublin City Council say production has improved but restrictions will remain in place until at least Thursday.

# water-restrictions - Friday 1 November, 2013

Water coming back on in Dublin - but three nights of restrictions to go
# Water Restrictions
# Water Restrictions

Water coming back on in Dublin - but three nights of restrictions to go

Nov 1st 2013, 8:47 AM 11,036 Views 67 Comments

The water shortage is not believed to have affected emergency services last night on what is usually one of the busiest nights of the year for call-outs.

# water-restrictions - Thursday 31 October, 2013

Hogan: Communication of water restrictions could have been handled better
# Water
# Water

Hogan: Communication of water restrictions could have been handled better

Oct 31st 2013, 6:21 PM 6,293 Views 44 Comments

The minister said the problem is one engineers have never experienced before.

Council: water will take time to come back - and may look cloudy
# Water Restrictions
# Water Restrictions

Council: water will take time to come back - and may look cloudy

Oct 31st 2013, 12:08 PM 8,926 Views 74 Comments

People in Dublin have been warned that their water may look brown, orange or yellow when the supply is switched back on in the morning.

# water-restrictions - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

Water restrictions 'may endanger public safety' at busy time for fire brigade
# Water
# Water

Water restrictions 'may endanger public safety' at busy time for fire brigade

Oct 30th 2013, 10:30 PM 8,834 Views 27 Comments

The fire brigade has two large water tankers that will be available if there is a shortage but this may not be sufficient in the case of a large fire.

# water-restrictions - Thursday 4 April, 2013

Dublin's water restrictions to be eased, though reduced pressures remain
# Water
# Water

Dublin's water restrictions to be eased, though reduced pressures remain

Apr 4th 2013, 2:07 PM 4,885 Views 26 Comments

Dublin City Council says it expects to return to a full regular water supply from tomorrow, with low pressure until next week.

# water-restrictions - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

Water restrictions to continue in Dublin city for next two nights
# Water
# Water

Water restrictions to continue in Dublin city for next two nights

Apr 2nd 2013, 1:29 PM 6,470 Views 22 Comments

Restrictions will be in place from 9pm to 7am or 9am both tonight and tomorrow and will mean water pressure will be reduced at these times.

# water-restrictions - Thursday 28 March, 2013

Dublin city to be hit by nightly water restrictions this weekend
# Water Restrictions
# Water Restrictions

Dublin city to be hit by nightly water restrictions this weekend

Mar 28th 2013, 5:11 PM 20,349 Views 68 Comments

Restrictions will be in place from 10pm to 7am or 9am every night from tonight until next Tuesday and will mean water pressure will be reduced at these times.

# water-restrictions - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

Possible contamination leads to water restrictions in Tipperary
# Contaminated
# Contaminated

Possible contamination leads to water restrictions in Tipperary

Aug 15th 2012, 9:27 AM 3,068 Views 13 Comments

Residents of Clonmel have been issued with a boil notice, while certain restrictions are still in place across Dublin as well.

# water-restrictions - Thursday 26 January, 2012

Water restrictions eased for Limerick households
# Limerick
# Limerick

Water restrictions eased for Limerick households

Jan 26th 2012, 7:13 AM 664 Views 3 Comments

Testing is still being carried out on the water which was contaminated with oil last week.

# water-restrictions - Saturday 21 January, 2012

1,500 without water as Limerick contamination 'worse than initially feared'
# Limerick
# Limerick

1,500 without water as Limerick contamination 'worse than initially feared'

Jan 21st 2012, 12:10 PM 2,171 Views 14 Comments

Water tankers are in place in west Limerick after a volume of oil entered the river Deel on Thursday night.

# water-restrictions - Friday 3 June, 2011

Dublin city council urges public to conserve water
# Water Shortages
# Water Shortages

Dublin city council urges public to conserve water

Jun 3rd 2011, 8:22 AM 497 Views 0 Comments

Householders and businesses across the entire Dublin region are being asked to conserve water and prepare for possible shortages to avoid the first summer restrictions since 1997 being imposed.

# water-restrictions - Friday 31 December, 2010

# water-restrictions - Thursday 30 December, 2010

Water restrictions set to continue
# Water
# Water

Water restrictions set to continue

Dec 30th 2010, 10:53 AM 268 Views 0 Comments

Local authorities continue to debate on whether to suspend water restrictions over New Year’s Eve.

# water-restrictions - Wednesday 29 December, 2010

Water shortages to continue into the New Year
# Water
# Water

Water shortages to continue into the New Year

Dec 29th 2010, 9:28 AM 785 Views 0 Comments

Water restrictions could hamper New Year’s Eve trade for pubs and restaurants.

# water-restrictions - Tuesday 28 December, 2010

Water restrictions continue after reservoir levels fall
# Water
# Water

Water restrictions continue after reservoir levels fall

Dec 28th 2010, 10:31 AM 950 Views 0 Comments

Local authorities working to reverse damage caused by burst pipes and running taps have imposed restrictions on consumers.

# water-restrictions - Monday 27 December, 2010

Water restrictions in place due to leaking and burst pipes
# Water
# Water

Water restrictions in place due to leaking and burst pipes

Dec 27th 2010, 10:16 AM 911 Views 0 Comments

Consumers asked to limit water use as leaks take toll on reservoir levels.