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Blocked sewer suspected to have caused 'major' fish kill along 5km stretch of river in north Dublin
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Blocked sewer suspected to have caused 'major' fish kill along 5km stretch of river in north Dublin

Sep 21st 2018, 4:29 PM 21,109 Views 17 Comments

A local councillor has called on Irish Water to explain how it will protect the river.

North Dublin locals protest over Irish Water's plans for wastewater treatment plant
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# Clonshaugh

North Dublin locals protest over Irish Water's plans for wastewater treatment plant

Sep 15th 2018, 6:57 PM 16,927 Views 46 Comments

Irish Water has sought to press ahead with a new wastewater treatment facility in Clonshaugh.

Doomed water charges policy had 'treacherous basis'
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Doomed water charges policy had 'treacherous basis'

Sep 13th 2018, 8:03 AM 20,283 Views 98 Comments

A report on the issue will be launched today at a conference called How (Not) To Do Public Policy.

Irish Water extends hosepipe ban for 16 counties until the end of September
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Irish Water extends hosepipe ban for 16 counties until the end of September

Aug 28th 2018, 1:26 PM 27,111 Views 134 Comments

The Greater Dublin area could face “historic low levels” of water going into winter, the company warned.

Irish Water asked for schools to reduce or turn off their water supplies during the drought
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Irish Water asked for schools to reduce or turn off their water supplies during the drought

Aug 19th 2018, 7:00 AM 13,605 Views 103 Comments

Documents show that Irish Water made the request for when schools broke for the summer holidays.

During the drought, some areas were losing half of their water supply because of leaks
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During the drought, some areas were losing half of their water supply because of leaks

Aug 18th 2018, 12:05 AM 18,342 Views 94 Comments

While the country faced water restrictions, 50% of water was leaking in some Irish Water schemes.

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

Aug 8th 2018, 3:59 PM 16,781 Views 147 Comments

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

Dublin water supply could run out in 70 days
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Dublin water supply could run out in 70 days

Aug 7th 2018, 3:19 PM 29,213 Views 147 Comments

The Poulaphuca Reservoir previously had enough water for 150 days.

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

Aug 6th 2018, 10:00 PM 37,047 Views 85 Comments

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?
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# Beauty Q

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

Aug 6th 2018, 1:00 PM 7,220 Views 0 Comments

We need to know.

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

Jul 28th 2018, 10:47 AM 47,130 Views 96 Comments

Over 300 reports have been made.

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

Jul 27th 2018, 1:04 PM 16,226 Views 95 Comments

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

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

Jul 25th 2018, 10:27 AM 17,840 Views 96 Comments

The ban was originally expected to last until 31 July.

Irish Water says weekend rain will not end drought conditions
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Irish Water says weekend rain will not end drought conditions

Jul 19th 2018, 6:51 PM 25,988 Views 122 Comments

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

Irish Water to split from Ervia within five years
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Irish Water to split from Ervia within five years

Jul 16th 2018, 9:46 AM 33,169 Views 103 Comments

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

Nationwide Status Yellow drought warning extended into next week
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Nationwide Status Yellow drought warning extended into next week

Updated Jul 13th 2018, 3:50 PM 27,664 Views 90 Comments

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

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

Updated Jul 12th 2018, 8:41 PM 21,212 Views 89 Comments

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

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

Jul 11th 2018, 9:16 PM 13,718 Views 97 Comments

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

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

Jul 10th 2018, 8:17 AM 21,180 Views 21 Comments

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

Jul 6th 2018, 10:50 PM 47,770 Views 142 Comments

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

Another hot weekend in store as nationwide hosepipe ban kicks in
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# Feeling Hot Hot Hot

Another hot weekend in store as nationwide hosepipe ban kicks in

Jul 6th 2018, 7:26 AM 16,629 Views 35 Comments

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

Nationwide hosepipe ban to kick in from Friday
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Nationwide hosepipe ban to kick in from Friday

Jul 4th 2018, 5:22 PM 53,630 Views 187 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 4th 2018, 4:26 PM 13,043 Views 30 Comments

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

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

Jul 4th 2018, 7:20 AM 37,131 Views 80 Comments

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

Hosepipe ban: There has been fewer than 10 reports of water misuse
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# Summer Of Discontent

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

Jul 3rd 2018, 9:34 PM 25,579 Views 67 Comments

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

'Minimum amount of water' used in 'essential' cleaning of Pope's Cross - OPW
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'Minimum amount of water' used in 'essential' cleaning of Pope's Cross - OPW

Jul 3rd 2018, 1:59 PM 26,023 Views 89 Comments

Dublin is under a hosepipe ban.

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

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

Jul 3rd 2018, 12:00 PM 11,430 Views 96 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 2nd 2018, 6:20 PM 55,573 Views 75 Comments

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

Ten thousand people left without water after main burst in Kerry
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Ten thousand people left without water after main burst in Kerry

Jul 2nd 2018, 9:39 AM 28,871 Views 45 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 2nd 2018, 9:06 AM 59,173 Views 144 Comments

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

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

Jul 1st 2018, 4:10 PM 26,297 Views 165 Comments

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

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

Jun 29th 2018, 4:31 PM 72,016 Views 209 Comments

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

Irish Water set to announce specific bans on water use
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Irish Water set to announce specific bans on water use

Updated Jun 29th 2018, 2:18 PM 32,890 Views 126 Comments

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

Water levels to be dropped in Dublin as temperatures soar
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Water levels to be dropped in Dublin as temperatures soar

Updated Jun 28th 2018, 4:00 PM 35,732 Views 186 Comments

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

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

Updated Jun 27th 2018, 6:26 PM 38,188 Views 96 Comments

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

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

Jun 26th 2018, 11:41 AM 17,753 Views 91 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 25th 2018, 3:30 PM 11,733 Views 67 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 20th 2018, 6:10 AM 14,344 Views 27 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 12th 2018, 12:05 AM 10,120 Views 24 Comments

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

Irish Water lifts water restrictions in Skerries - but only temporarily
# Running Low
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# Running Low

Irish Water lifts water restrictions in Skerries - but only temporarily

Updated Jun 11th 2018, 5:52 PM 19,529 Views 75 Comments

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