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# water - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

People in Dublin asked to conserve water and check for leaks ahead of sub-zero temperatures
# Water
# Water

People in Dublin asked to conserve water and check for leaks ahead of sub-zero temperatures

Jan 20th 2021, 7:04 PM 21,192 Views 36 Comments

Irish Water experienced a higher than normal volume of bursts during the cold snap earlier this month.

# water - Wednesday 13 January, 2021

People in Dublin asked to conserve water and check for leaks following recent cold snap
# Water Conservation
# Water Conservation

People in Dublin asked to conserve water and check for leaks following recent cold snap

Jan 13th 2021, 8:17 AM 12,813 Views 13 Comments

Irish Water said there has been a spike in demand in recent days due to sub-zero temperatures.

# water - Thursday 10 September, 2020

'Low levels' of natural substance caused strange taste and smell in Dublin drinking water last month
# 2-Methylisoborneol
# 2-Methylisoborneol

'Low levels' of natural substance caused strange taste and smell in Dublin drinking water last month

Sep 10th 2020, 6:10 AM 24,478 Views 19 Comments

There were over 450 reports of an unnatural odour or taste coming off water in August.

# water - Thursday 13 August, 2020

Irish Water investigating reports that drinking water in parts of Dublin has a strange taste or smell
# Drumcondra
# Drumcondra

Irish Water investigating reports that drinking water in parts of Dublin has a strange taste or smell

Aug 13th 2020, 6:15 AM 39,067 Views 32 Comments

Irish Water has insisted that the water is safe to drink, but is investigating reports.

# water - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

Irish Water to lift hosepipe ban at 5pm this evening following recent heavy rainfall
# Hosepipe Ban
# Hosepipe Ban

Irish Water to lift hosepipe ban at 5pm this evening following recent heavy rainfall

Jul 8th 2020, 3:42 PM 15,912 Views 58 Comments

The ban was expected to remain in place until 21 July.

# water - Friday 3 July, 2020

Irish Water reviewing hosepipe ban after recent heavy rainfall
# Water Conservation
# Water Conservation

Irish Water reviewing hosepipe ban after recent heavy rainfall

Jul 3rd 2020, 1:11 PM 20,253 Views 55 Comments

The ban was due to remain in place until 21 July.

# water - Saturday 20 June, 2020

Poll: Have you reduced the amount of water you use on a daily basis?
# Hosepipe Ban
# Hosepipe Ban

Poll: Have you reduced the amount of water you use on a daily basis?

Jun 20th 2020, 11:12 AM 30,363 Views 64 Comments

A hosepipe ban is in place for the coming weeks.

# water - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

Did your local beach get a Blue Flag this year? The list has been announced
# Blue Flag
# Blue Flag

Did your local beach get a Blue Flag this year? The list has been announced

Jun 9th 2020, 11:35 AM 73,053 Views 24 Comments

Donegal had the most Blue Flags this year.

# water - Thursday 4 June, 2020

Poll: Have you curbed your water use after the hosepipe ban warnings?
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Poll: Have you curbed your water use after the hosepipe ban warnings?

Jun 4th 2020, 8:34 AM 29,920 Views 123 Comments

Irish Water has been urging people to conserve water.

# water - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

People told to not leave tap running or flush wipes down the toilet amid Covid-19 crisis
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

People told to not leave tap running or flush wipes down the toilet amid Covid-19 crisis

Mar 18th 2020, 3:26 PM 33,895 Views 25 Comments

Irish Water has also advised businesses to make sure there is “no unnecessary use of water” .

# water - Saturday 11 January, 2020

Bacteria and turbidity: Young Scientists develop solution to monitoring private wells
# Well Well Well
# Well Well Well

Bacteria and turbidity: Young Scientists develop solution to monitoring private wells

Jan 11th 2020, 11:00 AM 10,639 Views 3 Comments

Currently, the EPA recommends that wells are tested once a year, but there is no legal requirement to do so.

# water - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Irish Water appeals for people in Dublin area to conserve water over Christmas as demand peaks
# Record Levels
# Record Levels

Irish Water appeals for people in Dublin area to conserve water over Christmas as demand peaks

Dec 11th 2019, 10:05 PM 16,113 Views 85 Comments

Demand for water in greater Dublin is 10 million litres a day higher than last year, Irish Water said.

# water - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Boil water notice in place for 9,500 people in Cork
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Boil water notice in place for 9,500 people in Cork

Nov 27th 2019, 5:54 PM 15,174 Views 9 Comments

The notice is in place for the area supplied by the Whitegate Public Water Supply.

# water - Monday 18 November, 2019

Roads affected by burst water main in Cork city will be closed for 'at least' one or two days
# Cathedral Road
# Cathedral Road

Roads affected by burst water main in Cork city will be closed for 'at least' one or two days

Nov 18th 2019, 4:11 PM 29,807 Views 5 Comments

The water main burst earlier today in the northside of the city.

# water - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Boil water notice for 600,000 people in Dublin, Kildare and Meath lifted with immediate effect
# Drinking Water
# Drinking Water

Boil water notice for 600,000 people in Dublin, Kildare and Meath lifted with immediate effect

Nov 12th 2019, 5:08 PM 56,026 Views 64 Comments

Irish Water said an audit of the plant and satisfactory results of a number of water samples were factors in the decision.

# water - Friday 8 November, 2019

Irish Water boss says he can't rule out further repeats of large-scale boil water notices
# Boil Water Notice
# Boil Water Notice

Irish Water boss says he can't rule out further repeats of large-scale boil water notices

Nov 8th 2019, 8:59 AM 15,586 Views 79 Comments

A boil water notice is currently in place in for areas of Dublin, Meath and Kildare.

# water - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

Boil water notice to remain in place for a number of days in parts of Dublin, Kildare and Meath
# Boil Notice
# Boil Notice

Boil water notice to remain in place for a number of days in parts of Dublin, Kildare and Meath

Nov 5th 2019, 9:15 AM 22,501 Views 62 Comments

The areas impacted are the same as those impacted by a widespread notice a fortnight ago.

Water treatment 'not sufficient' to manage Cryptosporidium risks at Leixlip plant, says EPA
# Drinking Water
# Drinking Water

Water treatment 'not sufficient' to manage Cryptosporidium risks at Leixlip plant, says EPA

Nov 5th 2019, 6:00 AM 16,128 Views 31 Comments

The EPA says the level of treatment at Leixlip is not sufficient to manage the risk posed by the River Liffey source water.

# water - Friday 25 October, 2019

Dublin area boil water notice remains in place but Irish Water hopes for 'some positive news'
# In The Pipes
# In The Pipes

Dublin area boil water notice remains in place but Irish Water hopes for 'some positive news'

Oct 25th 2019, 9:18 AM 16,181 Views 88 Comments

The EPA, the HSE and Fingal County Council are to meet today as 600,000 people remain affected.

# water - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Boil water notice: Series of events at Leixlip plant in March led to 'significant risk to safety of supply'
# Boil Water Notice
# Boil Water Notice

Boil water notice: Series of events at Leixlip plant in March led to 'significant risk to safety of supply'

Oct 24th 2019, 12:35 PM 35,349 Views 46 Comments

The audit found Irish Water failed to take samples of treated water during the critical period following the incident.

# water - Monday 21 October, 2019

Own-brand bottled water recalled in several supermarkets over presence of bacteria
# Celtic Pure
# Celtic Pure

Own-brand bottled water recalled in several supermarkets over presence of bacteria

Oct 21st 2019, 6:52 PM 76,127 Views 35 Comments

The recall notice said E.coli was an indicator that water is contaminated with faecal material.

# water - Sunday 13 October, 2019

Ireland is losing 43% of its drinking water in leaks - and has just gotten the data to start fixing the problem
# In The Pipeline
# In The Pipeline

Ireland is losing 43% of its drinking water in leaks - and has just gotten the data to start fixing the problem

Oct 13th 2019, 12:05 AM 26,536 Views 79 Comments

One of the biggest problems with leaks is where to find them – a trained ear to hear a leak is still a commonly used method.

# water - Monday 23 September, 2019

High Court confirms appointment of examiner to water firm Celtic Pure
# Courts
# Courts

High Court confirms appointment of examiner to water firm Celtic Pure

Sep 23rd 2019, 4:49 PM 13,511 Views 0 Comments

The company was at the centre of recent product recalls.

# water - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

Dublin people are being asked to test water quality across the city using free kits
# Test The Water
# Test The Water

Dublin people are being asked to test water quality across the city using free kits

Sep 3rd 2019, 3:39 PM 17,583 Views 10 Comments

Free testing kits will be sent to people who want to check the quality as part of a European-wide survey.

# water - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

Explainer: Should people be worried about arsenic in bottled water?
# Water
# Water

Explainer: Should people be worried about arsenic in bottled water?

Aug 6th 2019, 7:00 PM 61,422 Views 30 Comments

Several batches of own-brand supermarket water were recalled in recent weeks due to arsenic levels.

# water - Friday 2 August, 2019

More types of bottled water have been recalled over arsenic levels
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

More types of bottled water have been recalled over arsenic levels

Aug 2nd 2019, 8:15 PM 206,403 Views 58 Comments

Own-brand water from Dunnes, Lidl, Londis, Mace and Spar has been recalled.

Questions over this weekend's Liffey Swim after water samples found to be "exceptionally poor"
# Sewage Spill
# Sewage Spill

Questions over this weekend's Liffey Swim after water samples found to be "exceptionally poor"

Updated Aug 2nd 2019, 5:59 PM 33,903 Views 50 Comments

Dublin City Council says that the results “significantly exceed the maximum permitted levels for designated bathing waters”.

# water - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

Irish teenager wins global science award for removing microplastics from water
# Oceans
# Oceans

Irish teenager wins global science award for removing microplastics from water

Jul 30th 2019, 7:43 AM 448,543 Views 44 Comments

Fionn Ferreira from Cork received a €45,000 bursary.

# water - Monday 22 July, 2019

Irish Water restores supply in north Dublin after 'major burst' left households with low pressure
# Drumcondra Road
# Drumcondra Road

Irish Water restores supply in north Dublin after 'major burst' left households with low pressure

Jul 22nd 2019, 5:12 PM 8,012 Views 9 Comments

The burst happened on a 600mm diameter water main on the Drumcondra Road at about 7.30am yesterday.

# water - Sunday 21 July, 2019

'Major burst' leaves people without water in north Dublin
# Drumcondra Road
# Drumcondra Road

'Major burst' leaves people without water in north Dublin

Jul 21st 2019, 11:46 AM 40,698 Views 60 Comments

Irish Water and Dublin City Council are working to restore full water pressure in the affected areas.

# water - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

Poll: How would you vote in a referendum on water ownership?
# Ireland's Water
# Ireland's Water

Poll: How would you vote in a referendum on water ownership?

Jul 16th 2019, 8:29 AM 47,086 Views 150 Comments

Minister Eoghan Murphy has said a referendum on the topic could be held as early as next year.

# water - Monday 20 May, 2019

Here's the map of Irish Blue Flag beaches for 2019
# Swim Time
# Swim Time

Here's the map of Irish Blue Flag beaches for 2019

May 20th 2019, 4:24 PM 51,674 Views 13 Comments

A total of 88 swimming spots received the accolade this year.

# water - 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 16,380 Views 19 Comments

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

# water - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

A faulty sewage tank caused effluent to pour into Dublin Bay over the weekend
# Poolbeg
# Poolbeg

A faulty sewage tank caused effluent to pour into Dublin Bay over the weekend

Feb 26th 2019, 7:51 PM 38,200 Views 43 Comments

The fault occured at the Ringsend wastewater treatment plant.

# water - Thursday 21 February, 2019

Recall of SuperValu and Centra bottled water due to 'off odour and taste'
# Recall
# Recall

Recall of SuperValu and Centra bottled water due to 'off odour and taste'

Feb 21st 2019, 5:24 PM 31,095 Views 19 Comments

All batches of the five litre bottles of Still Irish Water are affected.

# water - Sunday 3 February, 2019

Once-in-a-century floods turn streets to rivers in northeastern Australia
# Townsville
# Townsville

Once-in-a-century floods turn streets to rivers in northeastern Australia

Feb 3rd 2019, 7:18 PM 16,119 Views 17 Comments

Australia’s tropical north typically experiences heavy rains during the monsoon season at this time of the year.

# water - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Water supply in parts of Dublin disrupted following burst water main
# Anglesea Road
# Anglesea Road

Water supply in parts of Dublin disrupted following burst water main

Jan 31st 2019, 9:43 AM 16,426 Views 32 Comments

The burst water main is located on Anglesea Road.

# water - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

Irish Water investigating reports of discoloured tap water in areas of north Dublin
# Water
# Water

Irish Water investigating reports of discoloured tap water in areas of north Dublin

Jan 29th 2019, 5:55 PM 15,729 Views 25 Comments

Irish Water said that it had received reports of water supply issues in areas of Dublin central, Glasnevin and Finglas.

People in Mullingar asked to conserve water to reduce risk of summer outages
# Critically Low
# Critically Low

People in Mullingar asked to conserve water to reduce risk of summer outages

Jan 29th 2019, 12:41 PM 8,892 Views 33 Comments

Lough Owel, which supplies water to 50,000 homes and businesses, has now reached critically low levels.

# water - Sunday 27 January, 2019

If you're using 'too much' water, you'll be getting a letter in the door in June
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

If you're using 'too much' water, you'll be getting a letter in the door in June

Jan 27th 2019, 10:17 AM 40,619 Views 129 Comments

This week, the Cabinet approved the introduction of excessive charges for households.

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