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#Irish Water

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water reviewing hosepipe ban after recent heavy rainfall Water Conservation

Irish Water reviewing hosepipe ban after recent heavy rainfall

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

From TheJournal.ie Hosepipe ban to remain in place despite recent bouts of rainfall, says Irish Water Rainy Days

Hosepipe ban to remain in place despite recent bouts of rainfall, says Irish Water

The number of drinking water schemes in drought has risen since the ban was put in place.

From TheJournal.ie The hosepipe ban kicks in from today - here's what it means Irish Water

The hosepipe ban kicks in from today - here's what it means

The Greater Dublin Area, Westmeath, Sligo and Tipperary experienced their driest spring on record this year.

From TheJournal.ie National hosepipe ban to kick in tomorrow and last until 21 July Irish Water

National hosepipe ban to kick in tomorrow and last until 21 July

The managing director of Irish Water said it is time to “get serious” about this issue.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Have you curbed your water use after the hosepipe ban warnings? Irish Water This post contains a poll

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

Irish Water has been urging people to conserve water.

From TheJournal.ie Hosepipe ban 'increasingly likely' due to prolonged period of dry weather Irish Water

Hosepipe ban 'increasingly likely' due to prolonged period of dry weather

There have been 37 dry periods between 18 March and 20 May.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water asks people to conserve as households now use 20% more water each day Reduce

Irish Water asks people to conserve as households now use 20% more water each day

Data shows households are using an extra 24 litres of water per person per day compared to February.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water staff threatened with machete and pelted with rocks 21 Instances

Irish Water staff threatened with machete and pelted with rocks

An incident log shows that 21 instances of assault or abuse were reported by staff since 2017.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water asking people to conserve water where possible, including in out-of-use buildings Coronavirus

Irish Water asking people to conserve water where possible, including in out-of-use buildings

All non-essential water should be turned off in buildings that won’t be used for a period of time.

From TheJournal.ie Plans to charge 58,000 people with excessive water usage delayed over privacy concerns Data Protection

Plans to charge 58,000 people with excessive water usage delayed over privacy concerns

Discussions are underway with the Data Protection Commissioner about managing customer’s personal data.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water brand 'badly damaged' and 'continually politicised', brief for TV doc says The Story Of Water

Irish Water brand 'badly damaged' and 'continually politicised', brief for TV doc says

The Story of Water, which aired on Virgin Media before Christmas, was designed to “take back control” of the company name and story.

From TheJournal.ie Bacteria and turbidity: Young Scientists develop solution to monitoring private wells Well Well Well

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Sewage that could fill two Olympic swimming pools flowed into Malahide marina, court hears Irish Water

Sewage that could fill two Olympic swimming pools flowed into Malahide marina, court hears

Irish Water pleaded guilty to offences under the Waste Water Discharge regulations.

From TheJournal.ie Don't pour fats and oils from your Christmas turkey down sink due to fatberg risk, campaign urges Fatbergs

Don't pour fats and oils from your Christmas turkey down sink due to fatberg risk, campaign urges

Irish Water said that thousands of fatbergs are cleared from the wastewater network each year.

From TheJournal.ie 'Do Not Consume' water notice issued in Cavan after supply 'significantly compromised' Manganese Levels

'Do Not Consume' water notice issued in Cavan after supply 'significantly compromised'

Irish Water stressed that boiling the water will not make it safe for consumption.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water appeals for people in Dublin area to conserve water over Christmas as demand peaks Record Levels

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Wastewater may be discharged into Dublin Bay following breakdown at Ringsend plant Irish Water

Wastewater may be discharged into Dublin Bay following breakdown at Ringsend plant

Crews are working to repair pumps at the Dublin facility.

From TheJournal.ie Boil water notice in place for 9,500 people in Cork Irish Water

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water website crashed after boil water notice when just 5,000 people tried to log on Hot Water

Irish Water website crashed after boil water notice when just 5,000 people tried to log on

Irish Water said its site had “previously handled this volume of traffic during heavy public awareness campaigns”.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Major wastewater treatment plant gets go ahead in north Dublin despite local opposition Clonshaugh

Major wastewater treatment plant gets go ahead in north Dublin despite local opposition

Opponents to the plant have said they are ready to initiate a judicial review in the High Court.

From TheJournal.ie Raw sewage from 77,000 people in Ireland flowing into environment every day Irish Water

Raw sewage from 77,000 people in Ireland flowing into environment every day

Ireland needs “substantial” investment in waste water treatment, the EPA report said.

From TheJournal.ie Boil water notice for 600,000 people in Dublin, Kildare and Meath lifted with immediate effect Drinking Water

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Boil water notice for 600,000 people in greater Dublin area to remain in place until at least Tuesday Testing

Boil water notice for 600,000 people in greater Dublin area to remain in place until at least Tuesday

A notice affecting 600,000 people is currently in place for areas of Dublin, Meath and Kildare.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Boil water notice remains in place but Irish Water says maps of affected areas 'will be refined' Boundary Changes

Boil water notice remains in place but Irish Water says maps of affected areas 'will be refined'

Due to ongoing heavy remain, Irish Water is unsure of when the notice will be lifted.

From TheJournal.ie Boil water notice for 600,000 people in greater Dublin area to remain in place Heavy Rain

Boil water notice for 600,000 people in greater Dublin area to remain in place

Irish Water has apologised for the inconvenience caused.

From TheJournal.ie Boil water notice to remain in place for a number of days in parts of Dublin, Kildare and Meath Boil Notice

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Boil water notice returns for parts of Dublin, Kildare and Meath due to bad weather Boil Water

Boil water notice returns for parts of Dublin, Kildare and Meath due to bad weather

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Small black particles' at Irish Water plant led to boil water notice for 600,000 people last week Leixlip

'Small black particles' at Irish Water plant led to boil water notice for 600,000 people last week

The agency confirmed that a blockage was the main reason for last week’s notice.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Dublin boil water notice to remain in place for at least another day Boil Water Notice

Dublin boil water notice to remain in place for at least another day

The notice impacts approximately 600,000 people.

From TheJournal.ie Why is a boil water notice in place and what could happen if you drink it? Irish Water

Why is a boil water notice in place and what could happen if you drink it?

The notice was issued yesterday evening following a “small mechanical failure” at Leixlip Water Treatment plant.

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

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water warns about further bad smells in Dublin following delay in repair works at treatment plant Ringsend

Irish Water warns about further bad smells in Dublin following delay in repair works at treatment plant

It’s the third such warning issued by the utility in the last two months.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water warns about potential smells from Ringsend treatment plant in the coming days Stench

Irish Water warns about potential smells from Ringsend treatment plant in the coming days

It’s a result of maintenance works at the site.

From TheJournal.ie Questions over this weekend's Liffey Swim after water samples found to be "exceptionally poor" Sewage Spill

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Sewer debris discharges into River Liffey after heavy downpours yesterday Irish Water

Sewer debris discharges into River Liffey after heavy downpours yesterday

The capital experienced bouts of heavy rain yesterday afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Temporary dam to be built after Grand Canal partially drains following collapsed sewer Grand Canal

Temporary dam to be built after Grand Canal partially drains following collapsed sewer

There has been no impact on local homes and businesses.

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