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Dublin: 20 °C Tuesday 14 August, 2018

#Irish Water

# irish-water - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'We need substantial winter rains': Hosepipe ban to remain until October in some areas Irish Water

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

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

# irish-water - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Dublin water supply could run out in 70 days Restrictions

Dublin water supply could run out in 70 days

The Poulaphuca Reservoir previously had enough water for 150 days.

# irish-water - Monday 6 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie European Commission opens case against Ireland over levels of drinking water contamination Trihalomethanes

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

We need to know.

# irish-water - Saturday 28 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you report someone for breaking the hosepipe ban? Irish Water This post contains a poll

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

Over 300 reports have been made.

# irish-water - Friday 27 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Hosepipe ban extended until end of August due to 'critical' situation Drought

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

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

# irish-water - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Will Irish Water extend the hosepipe ban? With more dry weather forecast, we won't know until next week Dry Spell

Will Irish Water extend the hosepipe ban? With more dry weather forecast, we won't know until next week

The ban was originally expected to last until 31 July.

# irish-water - Thursday 19 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water says weekend rain will not end drought conditions Make It Rain

Irish Water says weekend rain will not end drought conditions

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

# irish-water - Monday 16 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water to split from Ervia within five years Going Solo

Irish Water to split from Ervia within five years

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

# irish-water - Friday 13 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Nationwide Status Yellow drought warning extended into next week Drought

Nationwide Status Yellow drought warning extended into next week

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

# irish-water - Thursday 12 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Night time water restrictions in Greater Dublin Area 'likely to begin early next week' Irish Water

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

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

# irish-water - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Water pressure may be reduced next week as risk of shortage extends into September Hosepipe Ban

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

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

# irish-water - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water has received 40 reports of people disobeying the hosepipe ban Drought

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

Some 81 water schemes are at risk of drought and water restrictions are in place in a further 27 locations.

From TheJournal.ie Another hot weekend in store as nationwide hosepipe ban kicks in Feeling Hot Hot Hot

Another hot weekend in store as nationwide hosepipe ban kicks in

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

# irish-water - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Nationwide hosepipe ban to kick in from Friday Conservation

Nationwide hosepipe ban to kick in from Friday

There has been little or no rain over the last 30 days.

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

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

“It was the same problem last year – one morning you’d have water, the next day you wouldn’t.”

From TheJournal.ie Streets washed with canal water, buses washed every third night - how services deal with water restrictions Drought

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

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

# irish-water - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Hosepipe ban: There has been fewer than 10 reports of water misuse Summer Of Discontent

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

Those found in breach of the hosepipe ban could face a fine of €125.

From TheJournal.ie 'Minimum amount of water' used in 'essential' cleaning of Pope's Cross - OPW Holy Water
From TheJournal.ie Open Thread: Dublin's lord mayor says his car won't be washed... how are you conserving water? Doing Your Bit

Open Thread: Dublin's lord mayor says his car won't be washed... how are you conserving water?

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

# irish-water - Monday 2 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'It’s best not to drink tea or coffee': The HSE is advising people how to stay safe during water restrictions Water Crisis

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

People are being told to fill containers with water and store it in the fridge.

From TheJournal.ie Ten thousand people left without water after main burst in Kerry Killarney

Ten thousand people left without water after main burst in Kerry

The burst main is part of the water supply scheme from Killarney to Tralee.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you report your neighbour for breaking the hosepipe ban? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you report your neighbour for breaking the hosepipe ban?

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

# irish-water - Sunday 1 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water issues another urgent appeal for people to conserve water as Dublin hosepipe ban to kick in Heatwave

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

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

# irish-water - Friday 29 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water has imposed a hosepipe ban in Greater Dublin Area from Monday Hot Weather

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

Section 56 (16) of the Water Services Act 2007 allows for an effective ‘hosepipe ban’.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water set to announce specific bans on water use Conservation

Irish Water set to announce specific bans on water use

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

# irish-water - Thursday 28 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Water levels to be dropped in Dublin as temperatures soar Save Water

Water levels to be dropped in Dublin as temperatures soar

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

# irish-water - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'The situation is critical': Water restrictions being rolled out as temperatures hit 30 degrees Water Demand

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

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

# irish-water - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water says Dublin water restrictions could be 'unavoidable' as hot weather persists Heatwave

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

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

# irish-water - Monday 25 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Supplies already under pressure due to hot spell, Irish Water says Hot Hot Heat

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

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

# irish-water - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water wants to build 'an underground orbital sewer' in north county Dublin The Pipe

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

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

# irish-water - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm undergoing chemotherapy. I'm supposed to live in a germ-free environment': How the water outages are impacting residents Water Outage This post contains videos

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

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

# irish-water - Monday 11 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water lifts water restrictions in Skerries - but only temporarily Running Low

Irish Water lifts water restrictions in Skerries - but only temporarily

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

# irish-water - Sunday 10 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'We can't conserve what we don't have': Skerries residents fuming as water restrictions continue Foreseeable Future

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

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

# irish-water - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water submits planning application to continue €400 million investment in Ringsend Wastewater Plant

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

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

# irish-water - Friday 1 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Water outages continue in East Meath due to burst Irish Water pipeline Burst Main

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

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

# irish-water - Thursday 31 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Burst pipeline in Drogheda and Meath repaired but water shortages continue Staleen Water Treatment

Burst pipeline in Drogheda and Meath repaired but water shortages continue

Households in affected areas have been asked to conserve water.

# irish-water - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water asks Drogheda and east Meath residents to conserve water after pipeline bursts Staleen Water Treatment

# irish-water - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

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

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

€177 million was provided to Irish Water last year to refund to some 995,000 domestic customers, that included €5 million in administration costs.

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