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#Water Supply

# water-supply - Saturday 9 October, 2021

Water supply to return as Irish Water repairs burst watermain affecting south Dublin
# South Dublin
# South Dublin

Water supply to return as Irish Water repairs burst watermain affecting south Dublin

Oct 9th 2021, 12:52 PM 17,419 Views 8 Comments

Works are underway at a watermain in Stillorgan, which services several parts of the city.

# water-supply - Monday 20 September, 2021

Local politicians say they warned council and Irish Water of illness in Gorey in late August
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Local politicians say they warned council and Irish Water of illness in Gorey in late August

Updated Sep 20th 2021, 4:15 PM 28,912 Views 40 Comments

At least 52 people fell ill after untreated water passed through the system.

# water-supply - Friday 23 July, 2021

'It’s very, very difficult': Locals frustrated as village left with no water during heatwave
# Clogherhead
# Clogherhead

'It’s very, very difficult': Locals frustrated as village left with no water during heatwave

Jul 23rd 2021, 6:00 AM 22,980 Views 13 Comments

Supply was further impacted due to a burst water main in Drogheda on Monday.

# water-supply - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Hacker tries to poison the water supply in a Florida city
# Oldsmar
# Oldsmar

Hacker tries to poison the water supply in a Florida city

Feb 9th 2021, 7:49 AM 24,725 Views 16 Comments

Authorities in Oldsmar quickly realised what was happening and thwarted the attempt.

# water-supply - Saturday 8 August, 2020

Debunked: No, you cannot catch Legionnaires' disease or pleurisy from wearing a face covering
# Debunked
# Debunked

Debunked: No, you cannot catch Legionnaires' disease or pleurisy from wearing a face covering

Aug 8th 2020, 12:05 AM 37,432 Views 78 Comments

There have been fewer cases of legionella infection in Ireland this year compared to last year.

# water-supply - Saturday 2 March, 2019

Dublin water supply may be disrupted over weekend as repairs to be carried out
# Weekend Water
# Weekend Water

Dublin water supply may be disrupted over weekend as repairs to be carried out

Mar 2nd 2019, 6:30 AM 16,406 Views 19 Comments

Works will be carried out on the trunk water main on the Stillorgan Road, Donnybrook today and tomorrow.

# water-supply - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

E coli found in 51 private water supplies that serve schools, hotels and pubs
# Water Supply
# Water Supply

E coli found in 51 private water supplies that serve schools, hotels and pubs

Nov 21st 2018, 8:06 AM 18,234 Views 45 Comments

Almost 20% of Ireland’s population is supplied by private water supplies, including household wells.

# water-supply - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

How we could be on course for a referendum on water supply
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

How we could be on course for a referendum on water supply

Nov 20th 2018, 6:58 PM 15,921 Views 61 Comments

The aim would be to retain public ownership of any company charged with responsibility for the supply of water services

# water-supply - 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 17,843 Views 96 Comments

The ban was originally expected to last until 31 July.

# water-supply - Thursday 19 July, 2018

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 25,992 Views 122 Comments

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

# water-supply - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Ireland's drinking water due to comply with EU standards by 2020, 16 years after deadline
# Water Supply
# Water Supply

Ireland's drinking water due to comply with EU standards by 2020, 16 years after deadline

Jun 13th 2018, 7:32 AM 14,295 Views 43 Comments

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) annual report for last year found that in general quality of the public drinking supply remained high.

# water-supply - 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 29,269 Views 131 Comments

The utility is asking for planning permission for a pipeline to connect Shannon water to many parts of Leinster.

# water-supply - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

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

23,000 homes and businesses still without water

Mar 7th 2018, 9:09 AM 14,536 Views 89 Comments

Nighttime restrictions are expected to continue in some areas for days or weeks.

# water-supply - Monday 5 March, 2018

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

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

Mar 5th 2018, 3:00 PM 18,889 Views 142 Comments

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

# water-supply - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

Galway family left without regular water supply for more than five years
# Connemara
# Connemara

Galway family left without regular water supply for more than five years

Jan 24th 2018, 5:59 AM 18,317 Views 39 Comments

Irish Water said local sources in the south Connemara area are not capable of supplying the volumes of water required.

# water-supply - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Water supply returning to thousands of homes after burst pipe in Meath repaired
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Water supply returning to thousands of homes after burst pipe in Meath repaired

Aug 1st 2017, 9:59 PM 24,351 Views 92 Comments

Between 5,000 and 10,000 homes were without water in Navan town today.

# water-supply - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Water services return to Cork city after burst pipe cuts off supply
# Cut Off
# Cut Off

Water services return to Cork city after burst pipe cuts off supply

Jun 21st 2017, 4:59 PM 10,715 Views 18 Comments

Homes, businesses and hospitals were left without water on one of the hottest days of the year.

# water-supply - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Ireland could be in trouble if it doesn't take action on contaminated drinking water
# Water Supply
# Water Supply

Ireland could be in trouble if it doesn't take action on contaminated drinking water

May 3rd 2017, 3:32 PM 7,530 Views 29 Comments

Trihalomethane contamination in the Irish water supply could land the government in trouble with the EU.

# water-supply - Thursday 9 March, 2017

60 schools, hotels and pubs which use private water supplies contaminated in 2015
# Water Contamination
# Water Contamination

60 schools, hotels and pubs which use private water supplies contaminated in 2015

Mar 9th 2017, 6:07 AM 7,415 Views 47 Comments

The figures are carried in a special report focusing on the quality of Private Water Supplies in Ireland.

# water-supply - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

All elective procedures postponed as difficulties with water quality at University Hospital Waterford continue
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

All elective procedures postponed as difficulties with water quality at University Hospital Waterford continue

Oct 19th 2016, 5:27 PM 14,965 Views 32 Comments

The issue has been caused by a lightning strike at a reservoir.

# water-supply - Thursday 3 March, 2016

Explainer: What the hell's going on with Irish Water?
# Final Flush?
# Final Flush?

Explainer: What the hell's going on with Irish Water?

Mar 3rd 2016, 3:31 PM 49,522 Views 168 Comments

It’s the issue of the day once again – but in the wake of the election result, what happens now?

# water-supply - Thursday 14 January, 2016

US town hit by water crisis after supply switched to save money
# Legionnaires
# Legionnaires

US town hit by water crisis after supply switched to save money

Jan 14th 2016, 11:57 PM 21,729 Views 42 Comments

Local officials first declared a public health emergency in October in response to tests that showed children with elevated levels of lead.

# water-supply - Friday 13 November, 2015

Town in Meath sees water supply interrupted for more than 24 hours
# Trim
# Trim

Town in Meath sees water supply interrupted for more than 24 hours

Nov 13th 2015, 8:05 PM 11,139 Views 53 Comments

The stoppages have officially been in place in Trim since yesterday morning.

# water-supply - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Another review has found fluoride in drinking water is not harmful
# Drink Up
# Drink Up

Another review has found fluoride in drinking water is not harmful

Jun 2nd 2015, 2:10 PM 10,027 Views 164 Comments

The review adds to two previous international studies.

# water-supply - Friday 21 November, 2014

Is the water you're paying for good enough to drink? This water quality test can tell you...
# Water Supply
# Water Supply

Is the water you're paying for good enough to drink? This water quality test can tell you...

Nov 21st 2014, 7:15 AM 12,994 Views 58 Comments

The two Cork-based scientific organisations said there is a clear demand to ensure our water supply is safe.

# water-supply - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Co Clare water restrictions continue after algal bloom discovery
# Water
# Water

Co Clare water restrictions continue after algal bloom discovery

Aug 19th 2014, 3:01 PM 6,067 Views 13 Comments

Affected residents told not to drink the water or use it for personal hygiene until warning notice has been lifted.

# water-supply - Monday 14 July, 2014

Dublin City Council to debate motion on ending public water fluoridation
# Drinking Water
# Drinking Water

Dublin City Council to debate motion on ending public water fluoridation

Jul 14th 2014, 4:54 PM 10,528 Views 199 Comments

Cork County Council has already passed a motion calling on the Government to legislate for change.

# water-supply - Saturday 28 June, 2014

Expansion of Leixlip Water Treatment Plant means more water for Dublin
# Water Supply
# Water Supply

Expansion of Leixlip Water Treatment Plant means more water for Dublin

Jun 28th 2014, 12:10 PM 7,607 Views 28 Comments

The reservoir supplies water for over 130,000 customers in the Greater Dublin area.

# water-supply - Monday 10 March, 2014

Cork County Council calls for an immediate end to water fluoridation
# Unanimous Vote
# Unanimous Vote

Cork County Council calls for an immediate end to water fluoridation

Mar 10th 2014, 5:25 PM 20,561 Views 249 Comments

The largest county council in the country passed a motion calling on the Government to legislate for change.

# water-supply - Friday 28 February, 2014

Thousands of homes across Dublin could be without water this weekend
# Water Water Nowhere
# Water Water Nowhere

Thousands of homes across Dublin could be without water this weekend

Feb 28th 2014, 5:55 PM 33,842 Views 27 Comments

Repairs being carried out on a burst main at James Street could affect supply across the city this weekend.

# water-supply - Saturday 2 November, 2013

New restrictions prompt calls for water project in Laois to be fast-tracked
# Garryhinch
# Garryhinch

New restrictions prompt calls for water project in Laois to be fast-tracked

Nov 2nd 2013, 7:59 PM 11,416 Views 56 Comments

The Garryhinch Water Project has been long mooted as an alternative and sustainable water supply for the Greater Dublin area.

# water-supply - 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 8,839 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.

'Ireland is like a third world country when it comes to water supply'
# WATER SHORTAGE
# WATER SHORTAGE

'Ireland is like a third world country when it comes to water supply'

Oct 30th 2013, 8:39 AM 17,378 Views 133 Comments

The Irish Restaurant Association said businesses will be seriously affected by water restrictions saying they are paying the highest water rates in Europe and the water service should reflect that.

# water-supply - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Nightly water restrictions to be enforced across Dublin from tomorrow
# Water
# Water

Nightly water restrictions to be enforced across Dublin from tomorrow

Oct 29th 2013, 8:02 PM 29,781 Views 53 Comments

The restrictions, which will be in place across all Dublin areas, are due to a “serious production problem” at the Ballymore Eustace plant.

# water-supply - Monday 26 August, 2013

Water supplies restored after large main burst in Limerick
# Water
# Water

Water supplies restored after large main burst in Limerick

Aug 26th 2013, 10:13 AM 6,053 Views 17 Comments

The city council said there was some flooding in the area but no property was affected.

# water-supply - 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 10,737 Views 47 Comments

The ban will be in place until 13 August.

# water-supply - Friday 26 April, 2013

The Evening Fix… now with added how Indiana Jones should have ended
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added how Indiana Jones should have ended

Apr 26th 2013, 7:50 PM 4,800 Views 0 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today…

# water-supply - Saturday 30 March, 2013

Dublin city water supply disruption to continue over weekend
# Water
# Water

Dublin city water supply disruption to continue over weekend

Mar 30th 2013, 3:46 PM 5,686 Views 19 Comments

Despite restrictions to water supplying already being imposed in recent days, Dublin City Council say storage levels are still too low.

# water-supply - Friday 29 March, 2013

Dublin homes without water due to 'third party damage'
# Water
# Water

Dublin homes without water due to 'third party damage'

Mar 29th 2013, 3:46 PM 14,797 Views 22 Comments

The city council said a water tanker is in place at Donnycarney church.

# water-supply - 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 20,351 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.

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