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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?

20 hours ago 24,916 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

23 hours ago 21,644 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 Mon 4:30 PM 29,393 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

Sun 12:54 PM 54,565 Views 75 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 11,979 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 22,563 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 15,005 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 30,901 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 24,893 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 49,562 Views 19 Comments

The blockage was reported to officials last weekend.

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

Jan 20th 2021, 7:04 PM 21,211 Views 36 Comments

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

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

Jan 13th 2021, 8:17 AM 12,823 Views 13 Comments

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

Boil water notice in place for over 20,000 people in Wexford
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Boil water notice in place for over 20,000 people in Wexford

Dec 10th 2020, 6:31 PM 20,125 Views 8 Comments

The notice was issued following a deterioration in the local water supply.

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

Sep 10th 2020, 6:10 AM 24,533 Views 19 Comments

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

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

Aug 13th 2020, 6:15 AM 39,150 Views 32 Comments

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

Demand for water on Achill Island due to staycationers means it's now unsafe to drink
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Demand for water on Achill Island due to staycationers means it's now unsafe to drink

Aug 11th 2020, 3:41 PM 36,054 Views 36 Comments

Demand for water is roughly 50% higher than this time last year.

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

Jul 8th 2020, 3:42 PM 15,970 Views 58 Comments

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

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

Jul 3rd 2020, 1:11 PM 20,264 Views 55 Comments

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

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

Jun 20th 2020, 7:15 AM 20,409 Views 51 Comments

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

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

Jun 9th 2020, 6:30 AM 39,931 Views 80 Comments

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

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

Updated Jun 8th 2020, 9:11 AM 59,158 Views 199 Comments

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

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

Jun 4th 2020, 8:34 AM 29,923 Views 123 Comments

Irish Water has been urging people to conserve water.

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

Jun 1st 2020, 7:47 PM 34,208 Views 85 Comments

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

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

May 12th 2020, 7:45 AM 19,962 Views 112 Comments

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

Irish Water staff threatened with machete and pelted with rocks
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Irish Water staff threatened with machete and pelted with rocks

Apr 15th 2020, 6:00 AM 27,355 Views 73 Comments

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

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

Mar 18th 2020, 3:26 PM 33,900 Views 25 Comments

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

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

Mar 16th 2020, 4:28 PM 37,355 Views 76 Comments

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

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

Feb 24th 2020, 6:00 AM 28,316 Views 71 Comments

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

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

Feb 18th 2020, 6:15 AM 18,289 Views 53 Comments

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

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

Jan 11th 2020, 11:00 AM 10,646 Views 3 Comments

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

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

Dec 18th 2019, 4:21 PM 16,925 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Dec 17th 2019, 6:15 AM 17,846 Views 31 Comments

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

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

Dec 14th 2019, 7:49 PM 15,748 Views 45 Comments

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

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

Dec 11th 2019, 10:05 PM 16,117 Views 85 Comments

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

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

Dec 4th 2019, 8:43 PM 15,840 Views 27 Comments

Crews are working to repair pumps at the Dublin facility.

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

Nov 27th 2019, 5:54 PM 15,184 Views 9 Comments

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

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

Nov 23rd 2019, 12:05 AM 17,375 Views 34 Comments

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

Roads affected by burst water main in Cork city will be closed for 'at least' one or two days
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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 29,815 Views 5 Comments

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

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

Nov 13th 2019, 11:38 AM 19,050 Views 28 Comments

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

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

Nov 13th 2019, 12:05 AM 27,179 Views 47 Comments

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

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