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#Irish Water

From TheJournal.ie Will Irish Water extend the hosepipe ban? With more dry weather forecast, we won't know until next week Dry Spell

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

The ban was originally expected to last until 31 July.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water says weekend rain will not end drought conditions Make It Rain

Irish Water says weekend rain will not end drought conditions

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water to split from Ervia within five years Going Solo

Irish Water to split from Ervia within five years

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

From TheJournal.ie Nationwide Status Yellow drought warning extended into next week Drought

Nationwide Status Yellow drought warning extended into next week

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

From TheJournal.ie Night time water restrictions in Greater Dublin Area 'likely to begin early next week' Irish Water

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Water pressure may be reduced next week as risk of shortage extends into September Hosepipe Ban

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

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

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

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

Meanwhile, Irish Water has warned that water supplies may be at risk of significant restrictions or outages until the end of the year.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water has received 40 reports of people disobeying the hosepipe ban Drought

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Another hot weekend in store as nationwide hosepipe ban kicks in Feeling Hot Hot Hot

Another hot weekend in store as nationwide hosepipe ban kicks in

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

From TheJournal.ie Nationwide hosepipe ban to kick in from Friday Conservation

Nationwide hosepipe ban to kick in from Friday

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Streets washed with canal water, buses washed every third night - how services deal with water restrictions Drought

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Hosepipe ban: There has been fewer than 10 reports of water misuse Summer Of Discontent

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Minimum amount of water' used in 'essential' cleaning of Pope's Cross - OPW Holy Water
From TheJournal.ie Open Thread: Dublin's lord mayor says his car won't be washed... how are you conserving water? Doing Your Bit

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Ten thousand people left without water after main burst in Kerry Killarney

Ten thousand people left without water after main burst in Kerry

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you report your neighbour for breaking the hosepipe ban? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water issues another urgent appeal for people to conserve water as Dublin hosepipe ban to kick in Heatwave

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water has imposed a hosepipe ban in Greater Dublin Area from Monday Hot Weather

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water set to announce specific bans on water use Conservation

Irish Water set to announce specific bans on water use

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

From TheJournal.ie Water levels to be dropped in Dublin as temperatures soar Save Water

Water levels to be dropped in Dublin as temperatures soar

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

From TheJournal.ie 'The situation is critical': Water restrictions being rolled out as temperatures hit 30 degrees Water Demand

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water says Dublin water restrictions could be 'unavoidable' as hot weather persists Heatwave

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Supplies already under pressure due to hot spell, Irish Water says Hot Hot Heat

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water wants to build 'an underground orbital sewer' in north county Dublin The Pipe

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm undergoing chemotherapy. I'm supposed to live in a germ-free environment': How the water outages are impacting residents Water Outage This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water lifts water restrictions in Skerries - but only temporarily Running Low

Irish Water lifts water restrictions in Skerries - but only temporarily

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

From TheJournal.ie 'We can't conserve what we don't have': Skerries residents fuming as water restrictions continue Foreseeable Future

'We can't conserve what we don't have': Skerries residents fuming as water restrictions continue

Irish Water said it would be asking residents to conserve water for the “foreseeable future”.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water submits planning application to continue €400 million investment in Ringsend Wastewater Plant

Irish Water submits planning application to continue €400 million investment in Ringsend

The development is necessary to cope with future demand, Irish Water said.

From TheJournal.ie Water outages continue in East Meath due to burst Irish Water pipeline Burst Main

Water outages continue in East Meath due to burst Irish Water pipeline

Irish Water repaired the pipeline yesterday, however, some outages will continue as water recharges in the network.

From TheJournal.ie Burst pipeline in Drogheda and Meath repaired but water shortages continue Staleen Water Treatment

Burst pipeline in Drogheda and Meath repaired but water shortages continue

Households in affected areas have been asked to conserve water.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water asks Drogheda and east Meath residents to conserve water after pipeline bursts Staleen Water Treatment
From TheJournal.ie Irish Water 'may not be able to refund' more than 43,000 customers who paid water charges Irish Water

Irish Water 'may not be able to refund' more than 43,000 customers who paid water charges

€177 million was provided to Irish Water last year to refund to some 995,000 domestic customers, that included €5 million in administration costs.

From TheJournal.ie 'Grave concerns': Two thirds of Cork seaside town’s sewage pumped directly into local harbour Castletownbere

'Grave concerns': Two thirds of Cork seaside town’s sewage pumped directly into local harbour

Irish Water received fines totalling €9,000 and was ordered to pay costs in three prosecutions by the Environmental Protection Agency.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water wants to pump water from Shannon to Dublin for first major upgrade in 60 years Parteen Option

Irish Water wants to pump water from Shannon to Dublin for first major upgrade in 60 years

The utility is asking for planning permission for a pipeline to connect Shannon water to many parts of Leinster.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water fined €6,000 for delaying works needed to reduce cancer-linked pollution levels Treatment Plants

Irish Water fined €6,000 for delaying works needed to reduce cancer-linked pollution levels

A court heard drinking water from treatment plants had excessive levels of THMs.

From TheJournal.ie Water restrictions scaled back but will be in place from 8pm to 6am over the weekend Emma Aftermath

Water restrictions scaled back but will be in place from 8pm to 6am over the weekend

Around 12,750 homes around the country remain without water supply in the aftermath of Storm Emma.

From TheJournal.ie 'We have a way to go': Irish Water says restrictions set to continue Emma Aftermath

'We have a way to go': Irish Water says restrictions set to continue

Over 16,000 homes outside Dublin are still without water.

From TheJournal.ie 23,000 homes and businesses still without water Restrictions

23,000 homes and businesses still without water

Nighttime restrictions are expected to continue in some areas for days or weeks.