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#Irish Water

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.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water restores supply in north Dublin after 'major burst' left households with low pressure Drumcondra Road

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Major burst' leaves people without water in north Dublin Drumcondra Road

'Major burst' leaves people without water in north Dublin

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

From TheJournal.ie Charges for excess water usage approved by commission Water Charges

Charges for excess water usage approved by commission

Irish Water in its proposals said it was recommending a range of measures in a bid to reduce household water usage.

From TheJournal.ie 25% of Irish people say they don't need to conserve water because of how often it rains Irish Water

25% of Irish people say they don't need to conserve water because of how often it rains

Irish Water also admitted that leaks across the country are a “massive problem”, at a rate of 43%.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: How would you vote in a referendum on water ownership? Ireland's Water This post contains a poll

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Referendum on water ownership could be held in early 2020, says minister Irish Water

Referendum on water ownership could be held in early 2020, says minister

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy said wording for the referendum should be ready in the autumn.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's a real crisis': Billions of litres of untreated water overflows at Ringsend wastewater plant since 2015 Irish Water

'It's a real crisis': Billions of litres of untreated water overflows at Ringsend wastewater plant since 2015

New figures show the extent of overflows at the plant in recent years.

From TheJournal.ie Warning of 'odour' near Ringsend as EPA says plumes to continue until waste water plant upgrade Dublin Bay

Warning of 'odour' near Ringsend as EPA says plumes to continue until waste water plant upgrade

It follows an apparent leak at the plant this week.

From TheJournal.ie EPA to inspect wastewater treatment plant after brown plume discharges into Dublin Bay Irish Water

EPA to inspect wastewater treatment plant after brown plume discharges into Dublin Bay

It is the third apparent spillage to occur at the facility this year.

From TheJournal.ie Discoloured water on Dublin beaches down to algal bloom, says council Bathing Bans

Discoloured water on Dublin beaches down to algal bloom, says council

Bathing bans are in place at beaches across Dublin Bay.

From TheJournal.ie Public urged not to put food waste down the sink to prevent 'fatbergs' building up Food Waste

Public urged not to put food waste down the sink to prevent 'fatbergs' building up

Over €7 million is spent every year by Irish Water dealing with fatbergs in public pipes.

From TheJournal.ie Works underway to repair significant burst on water main in Dundalk Quay Street

Works underway to repair significant burst on water main in Dundalk

The burst happened on a combined storm and sewage main on Quay Street.

From TheJournal.ie 8ft fatberg made of wet wipes and nappies removed from sewer in Wicklow Don't Flush

8ft fatberg made of wet wipes and nappies removed from sewer in Wicklow

People have been urged to be more mindful of flushing inappropriate things down the toilet.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin water supply may be disrupted over weekend as repairs to be carried out Weekend Water

Dublin water supply may be disrupted over weekend as repairs to be carried out

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

From TheJournal.ie A faulty sewage tank caused effluent to pour into Dublin Bay over the weekend Poolbeg This post contains videos

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

The fault occured at the Ringsend wastewater treatment plant.

From TheJournal.ie Water supply in parts of Dublin disrupted following burst water main Anglesea Road

Water supply in parts of Dublin disrupted following burst water main

The burst water main is located on Anglesea Road.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water investigating reports of discoloured tap water in areas of north Dublin Water

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

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

From TheJournal.ie People in Mullingar asked to conserve water to reduce risk of summer outages Critically Low

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Repairs to Dublin water mains may cause supply disruption this weekend Irish Water

Repairs to Dublin water mains may cause supply disruption this weekend

Homes and businesses may be impacted by reduced pressure and water outages.

From TheJournal.ie 'Monster' 64m fatberg discovered blocking sewer in UK 2 Fat 2 Furious

'Monster' 64m fatberg discovered blocking sewer in UK

The mass, which is made up of oil, fat and wet wipes, is the largest-ever fatberg to have been discovered in Devon.

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