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Water outages in north Dublin expected to continue until this evening
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Water outages in north Dublin expected to continue until this evening

Nov 22nd 2022, 1:33 PM 19,913 Views 6 Comments

Irish Water and Fingal County Council are working to repair a burst water mains.

Irish Water looks to challenges of climate change as work begins on North West supply plan
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Irish Water looks to challenges of climate change as work begins on North West supply plan

Nov 22nd 2022, 6:00 AM 14,178 Views 5 Comments

The plan for the North West region covers 732,700 people and 74,000 businesses.

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Irish Water too slow at replacing lead pipes – EPA
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Irish Water too slow at replacing lead pipes – EPA

Oct 7th 2022, 6:53 AM 10,969 Views 43 Comments

The EPA said it is ‘unacceptable’ that it would take 24 years to replace Irish Water’s lead pipe connections.

Irish Water says supplies in Dublin and Wicklow safe to drink after reports of 'earthy' taste
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Irish Water says supplies in Dublin and Wicklow safe to drink after reports of 'earthy' taste

Oct 5th 2022, 9:45 PM 12,063 Views 18 Comments

Irish Water conducted tests of the drinking water in the Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown, Dublin City and North and East Wicklow areas.

Irish Water criticised for failure to record complaints over poor drinking water quality
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Irish Water criticised for failure to record complaints over poor drinking water quality

Oct 3rd 2022, 6:28 PM 10,252 Views 11 Comments

The Commission for Regulation of Utilities carried out the investigations.

Irish Water investigates reports of 'earthy' drinking water in Dublin and Wicklow
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Irish Water investigates reports of 'earthy' drinking water in Dublin and Wicklow

Oct 3rd 2022, 5:18 PM 17,428 Views 4 Comments

The utility company said the water is safe to drink.

West Cork hosepipe ban comes into effect for four weeks
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West Cork hosepipe ban comes into effect for four weeks

Aug 30th 2022, 6:00 AM 10,166 Views 5 Comments

Since midnight, people are not allowed to use their water supply for garden hoses or other non-essential uses

Hosepipe ban to come into effect in West Cork from midnight
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Hosepipe ban to come into effect in West Cork from midnight

Aug 29th 2022, 8:35 AM 24,551 Views 14 Comments

Under the ban, people are not allowed to use their water supply for garden hoses or other non-essential uses.

Concerns raised about length of boil water notices and customer complaints at Irish Water
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Concerns raised about length of boil water notices and customer complaints at Irish Water

Aug 16th 2022, 10:23 AM 13,094 Views 12 Comments

The Water Advisory Board said that 20 out of the 21 boil water notices in place at the end of March were long-term.

Irish Water reminds people to conserve water as hot spell continues and supply runs low
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Irish Water reminds people to conserve water as hot spell continues and supply runs low

Aug 12th 2022, 7:43 PM 11,473 Views 18 Comments

Overnight restrictions are in place in parts of West Cork, Kerry and Galway.

15 areas already hit by water shortages amid urges to conserve
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15 areas already hit by water shortages amid urges to conserve

Aug 10th 2022, 8:51 AM 32,642 Views 28 Comments

Night-time restrictions have been introduced in some areas to ensure water supplies keep flowing.

Water conservation in place for dozen areas at risk of drought in midlands and south-east
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Water conservation in place for dozen areas at risk of drought in midlands and south-east

Updated Jul 18th 2022, 5:00 PM 21,606 Views 37 Comments

Irish Water has seen a noticeable increase in demand for water since the middle of last week.

Irish Water to be rebranded as Uisce Éireann as part of split from parent body
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Irish Water to be rebranded as Uisce Éireann as part of split from parent body

Jul 12th 2022, 2:57 PM 19,323 Views 39 Comments

Irish Water is currently a subsidiary of semi-state company Ervia.

Irish Water facing difficulties in replacing lead pipes as some homeowners refuse to have work done
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Irish Water facing difficulties in replacing lead pipes as some homeowners refuse to have work done

May 14th 2022, 7:00 AM 38,852 Views 60 Comments

The issue was raised by the Water Advisory Board in a recent report.

More than half of all Irish households admit to wasting water – study
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More than half of all Irish households admit to wasting water – study

May 9th 2022, 12:05 AM 13,275 Views 32 Comments

Irish Water commissioned the research as it launches a new tool to help households save water.

Major supply issues causing water outages across Wicklow
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Major supply issues causing water outages across Wicklow

Mar 24th 2022, 8:22 PM 19,599 Views 21 Comments

Irish Water said homes and businesses may have been impacted following an interruption at Vartry Water Treatment Plant.

Irish Water set to carry out upgrade works on Dublin city's 150 year old sewer system
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Irish Water set to carry out upgrade works on Dublin city's 150 year old sewer system

Feb 23rd 2022, 12:38 PM 28,367 Views 21 Comments

The works are set to impact 11 streets in Dublin city.

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It will 'take decades' for Irish Water to remove all lead pipework, EPA says
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It will 'take decades' for Irish Water to remove all lead pipework, EPA says

Dec 15th 2021, 6:00 AM 12,937 Views 39 Comments

A report by the Environmental Protection Agency has said it has “serious concerns” about the time it takes to implement improvements.

Precautionary Boil Water Notice lifted in North Wicklow and Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown
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Precautionary Boil Water Notice lifted in North Wicklow and Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown

Dec 10th 2021, 6:41 PM 15,560 Views 10 Comments

The notice was issued on Monday due to high turbidity at a treated water reservoir.

Five 'boil water' notices issued as Storm Barra impacts water supplies of over 76,000 people
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Five 'boil water' notices issued as Storm Barra impacts water supplies of over 76,000 people

Updated Dec 7th 2021, 5:59 PM 29,118 Views 7 Comments

The Boil Water Notices are in place in Cork, Kerry, Donegal and Wexford

'Failures in communication' highlighted by water body over treatment plant incidents
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'Failures in communication' highlighted by water body over treatment plant incidents

Nov 16th 2021, 11:00 AM 6,779 Views 4 Comments

The Water Advisory Body said “it is alarmed at the length of the boil water notices” over the past two years.

Over 40,000 people affected by boil water notice in Wexford
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Over 40,000 people affected by boil water notice in Wexford

Oct 30th 2021, 3:38 PM 18,286 Views 10 Comments

The towns of Wexford, Gorey and Enniscorthy have been affected.

Boil water notice in place for over 7,000 people in Wexford
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Boil water notice in place for over 7,000 people in Wexford

Oct 28th 2021, 5:21 PM 18,680 Views 6 Comments

The notice was issued due to issues at the water treatment plant.

'Abject failure' led to 900,000 water users being without boil notices after two contaminations
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'Abject failure' led to 900,000 water users being without boil notices after two contaminations

Updated Oct 14th 2021, 2:10 PM 19,829 Views 26 Comments

There were 52 confirmed illnesses after contaminated water entered the public drinking supply.

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

Oct 9th 2021, 12:52 PM 17,566 Views 8 Comments

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

Irish Water: Wexford incident 'a serious failure' and shows system 'no longer fit for purpose'
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Irish Water: Wexford incident 'a serious failure' and shows system 'no longer fit for purpose'

Sep 23rd 2021, 11:04 AM 12,567 Views 26 Comments
  • The utility has said it was not informed of two recent incidents until after they were resolved by local authorities
  • Irish Water tells Oireachtas Committee it 'has no direct control over water treatment plants'
  • Managing director Niall Gleeson has said 'a single public utility is the answer'
Talks to resume next month on transfer of local authority staff to Irish Water
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Talks to resume next month on transfer of local authority staff to Irish Water

Sep 22nd 2021, 6:00 AM 16,182 Views 27 Comments

Discussions took place during the summer and they are set to resume again in mid-October.

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

Updated Sep 20th 2021, 4:15 PM 29,041 Views 40 Comments

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

All water treatment plants to be audited after at least 52 people fall ill
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All water treatment plants to be audited after at least 52 people fall ill

Sep 18th 2021, 4:36 PM 26,149 Views 28 Comments

Minister Darragh O’Brien said he is “pretty angry” at the failures at the plants serving people in Dublin and Wexford.

Burst water main impacts supply for thousands in Kerry
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Burst water main impacts supply for thousands in Kerry

Jul 28th 2021, 7:57 AM 15,161 Views 19 Comments

Disruption is expected to continue throughout the morning.

Poll: Are you making an effort to conserve water during this heat wave?
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Poll: Are you making an effort to conserve water during this heat wave?

Jul 23rd 2021, 8:11 AM 26,279 Views 93 Comments

Irish Water has appealed to members of the public in numerous counties to reduce their water usage.

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

Jul 23rd 2021, 6:00 AM 23,049 Views 13 Comments

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

Urgent appeals for water conservation made in several counties
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Urgent appeals for water conservation made in several counties

Updated Jul 19th 2021, 4:30 PM 29,557 Views 55 Comments

Irish Water said the public should conserve water while temperatures increase.

Irish Water to introduce water restrictions in parts of Dublin following high demand
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Irish Water to introduce water restrictions in parts of Dublin following high demand

Jul 18th 2021, 12:54 PM 55,270 Views 76 Comments

Residents in north county Dublin may experience low water pressure or outages today.

Over 1,400 people waiting for drinkable tap water for more than three months
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Over 1,400 people waiting for drinkable tap water for more than three months

Jun 10th 2021, 12:01 AM 12,648 Views 21 Comments
  • Almost 900 people across eight locations have boil water notices in place for a year or more, reports Maria Delaney of Noteworthy, our investigative platform
  • Over the past two years, 50 boil water and 10 do not consume notices were in place for more than a month
  • Water supply is impacting housing, with 42 houses refused permission in Paulstown, Co Kilkenny recently
Increased detection of pesticides in Irish drinking water supplies
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Increased detection of pesticides in Irish drinking water supplies

Mar 16th 2021, 6:24 PM 23,325 Views 21 Comments

Six areas of concern have been identified around the country.

Potential disruption to water supply in South Dublin city as Irish Water carries out essential works
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Potential disruption to water supply in South Dublin city as Irish Water carries out essential works

Feb 27th 2021, 6:30 AM 15,116 Views 12 Comments

The work involves replacing old cast iron water mains.

Some disruption expected as essential water main works take place in Dublin this weekend
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Some disruption expected as essential water main works take place in Dublin this weekend

Feb 20th 2021, 6:30 AM 30,969 Views 16 Comments

The maintenance is expected to take place over the next two weekends.

Essential water main improvements to cause limited disruption to households in Dublin this weekend
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Essential water main improvements to cause limited disruption to households in Dublin this weekend

Feb 17th 2021, 3:21 PM 24,925 Views 5 Comments

A small number of properties on the South Circular Road will experience water outages this Sunday.

Spider-Man scooter causes sewer blockage in Cork
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Spider-Man scooter causes sewer blockage in Cork

Feb 3rd 2021, 5:06 PM 49,674 Views 19 Comments

The blockage was reported to officials last weekend.

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