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Dublin: 15 °C Friday 14 August, 2020

#Irish Water

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.

From TheJournal.ie Water pressure to be reduced in greater Dublin area again tonight from 8pm until 6am No Water

Water pressure to be reduced in greater Dublin area again tonight from 8pm until 6am

This follows on from overnight restrictions for customers yesterday from 7pm last night and 7am this morning.

From TheJournal.ie 'Snow tourists' hampering clean-up operation Storm Emma

'Snow tourists' hampering clean-up operation

Farmers and the army are among those helping clear snow around the country.

From TheJournal.ie Water supply to be restricted across greater Dublin area from 7pm tonight - 7am tomorrow Irish Water

Water supply to be restricted across greater Dublin area from 7pm tonight - 7am tomorrow

The water supply has come under great pressure in the aftermath of Storm Emma.

From TheJournal.ie Storm aftermath: 10,500 customers without water, 121,000 with restricted supply Irish Water

Storm aftermath: 10,500 customers without water, 121,000 with restricted supply

Water supply has been curtailed in some places due to increased demand – primarily from leaks in the system.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands of homes still without water and power Cut Off

Thousands of homes still without water and power

Crews have been working through the night to restore service.

From TheJournal.ie Increased demand: People asked to conserve water as supplies put under strain The Big Freeze

Increased demand: People asked to conserve water as supplies put under strain

Increased demand and power outages are putting the country’s reservoirs under pressure, Irish Water said.

From TheJournal.ie Householders warned NOT to leave their taps running during the freezing weather Storm Emma

Householders warned NOT to leave their taps running during the freezing weather

Here’s what you need to do to help prevent your water pipes from bursting.

From TheJournal.ie 'Do not drink or wash' water warning for Meath lifted Chlorine

'Do not drink or wash' water warning for Meath lifted

The warning was issued yesterday afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie 'Do not drink or wash' water warning for parts of Meath following reports of rashes Chlorine

'Do not drink or wash' water warning for parts of Meath following reports of rashes

Local TD Thomas Byrne said that he had received reports of children becoming “very sick” and “getting bad rashes”.

From TheJournal.ie Boil water notice that affected 65,000 people lifted for several areas Wicklow And Dublin

Boil water notice that affected 65,000 people lifted for several areas

Irish Water has apologised for the inconvenience caused.

From TheJournal.ie Boil water notice remains in place for 65,000 people Wicklow And Dublin

Boil water notice remains in place for 65,000 people

Irish Water has apologised for the inconvenience.

From TheJournal.ie Boil water notice issued for Wicklow and south Dublin due to treatment plant mechanical failure Irish Water

Boil water notice issued for Wicklow and south Dublin due to treatment plant mechanical failure

Roughly 65,000 people live in the area affected by the notice.

From TheJournal.ie Galway family left without regular water supply for more than five years Connemara

Galway family left without regular water supply for more than five years

Irish Water said local sources in the south Connemara area are not capable of supplying the volumes of water required.

From TheJournal.ie Are your details up-to-date? 5% of water refund cheques have yet to be sent out Glass Almost Full

Are your details up-to-date? 5% of water refund cheques have yet to be sent out

If you’re entitled to a refund and haven’t yet received one, Irish Water want you to get in touch to check your details.

From TheJournal.ie A burst Irish Water pipe leaves family with just one bedroom to call home this Christmas Flooding

A burst Irish Water pipe leaves family with just one bedroom to call home this Christmas

A large water mains burst at Bengal Terrace flooded 11 homes on 15 July in Limerick.

From TheJournal.ie Group water schemes will have to pay for a licence under proposed new rules In Breach

Group water schemes will have to pay for a licence under proposed new rules

The EU has commenced infringement proceedings against Ireland for its failure to introduce a licensing system.

From TheJournal.ie Does Irish Water have your correct details? At least 19,000 customers need to get in touch so they can get their refund Refunds

Does Irish Water have your correct details? At least 19,000 customers need to get in touch so they can get their refund

The water utility plans to send out over 100,000 emails and 30,000 texts to customers to ensure that the process is as efficient as possible.

From TheJournal.ie If you got an email from Irish Water asking for updated bank details - it's not Irish Water Phishing In Irish Water

If you got an email from Irish Water asking for updated bank details - it's not Irish Water

Irish Water issued the warning after they were made aware of a number of scams.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water to start repaying customers from Monday Christmas Bonus

Irish Water to start repaying customers from Monday

Refunds totalling €173 million will be paid to 990,000 customers.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water proposes recycling waste water for drinking supply to prevent shortages Reuse

Irish Water proposes recycling waste water for drinking supply to prevent shortages

The proposal is included within the National Water Resources Plan.

From TheJournal.ie Government plans to post out as many water refunds as it can by Christmas Irish Water

Government plans to post out as many water refunds as it can by Christmas

The Water Services Bill is in its final stages in the Dáil.

From TheJournal.ie Mother and son awarded €20,000 after 'explosion of raw sewage' in bathroom Irish Water

Mother and son awarded €20,000 after 'explosion of raw sewage' in bathroom

Patricia Powell and her son were awarded the damages against Fingal County Council and Irish Water.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water refunds page set up as utility prepares to start sending out cheques

Irish Water refunds page set up as utility prepares to start sending out cheques

Cheques will be sent to customers as Irish Water says this is the most effective method available.

From TheJournal.ie Untreated raw sewage from the equivalent of 120,000 people is being pumped into Irish waters Waste Water

Untreated raw sewage from the equivalent of 120,000 people is being pumped into Irish waters

The Environmental Protection Agency said serious investment is needed.

From TheJournal.ie Over 80% of homes and businesses that lost power in Storm Ophelia are back online Power Up

Over 80% of homes and businesses that lost power in Storm Ophelia are back online

All emergency service and hospital facilities have been reconnected.

From TheJournal.ie You'll be asked to vote in quite a few referendums over the next two years Save The Dates

You'll be asked to vote in quite a few referendums over the next two years

The referendum on the Eighth Amendment will be held in May or June 2018.

From TheJournal.ie Want your Irish Water refund? You may have to update your details Refunds

Want your Irish Water refund? You may have to update your details

It was confirmed earlier this month that the utility will refund the full amount of their water charges before the end of the year.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Ireland's water services be publicly owned? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland's water services be publicly owned?

The government has agreed to a referendum on whether or not Ireland’s water utility should be publicly owned.

From TheJournal.ie Water plant behind summer crisis in north east to be upgraded for €24 million Meath

Water plant behind summer crisis in north east to be upgraded for €24 million

200,000 people in the Meath and Louth areas were left without water as a result of a burst main near Drogheda in late July.

From TheJournal.ie There are 87 'at-risk' drinking water supplies in Ireland Drink Up

There are 87 'at-risk' drinking water supplies in Ireland

58 have elevated levels of trihalomethanes and 25 lack adequate treatment to prevent cryptosporidium.

From TheJournal.ie The former head of Irish Water walked away with a retirement package of nearly €600,000 last year John Tierney

The former head of Irish Water walked away with a retirement package of nearly €600,000 last year

The majority of the retirement package received by John Tierney when he left Irish Water came from pension entitlements.

From TheJournal.ie Confirmed: Irish Water to refund water charges to customers by Christmas Expect A Cheque

Confirmed: Irish Water to refund water charges to customers by Christmas

The refunds will be sent automatically – by cheque.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's a nuisance': Thousands of homes and businesses in Kerry are still without water Listowel

'It's a nuisance': Thousands of homes and businesses in Kerry are still without water

Irish Water hopes to restore services throughout the day in Listowel.

From TheJournal.ie Families forced to leave homes after burst pipe causes flooding, sinkhole Limerick

Families forced to leave homes after burst pipe causes flooding, sinkhole

A large water mains burst at Bengal Terrace and flooded 11 homes on 15 July.

From TheJournal.ie The company installing Irish Water meters has racked up multimillion-euro profits Services

The company installing Irish Water meters has racked up multimillion-euro profits

GMC Sierra is part-owned by a Denis O’Brien-controlled firm.

From TheJournal.ie Water supply returning to thousands of homes after burst pipe in Meath repaired Irish Water

Water supply returning to thousands of homes after burst pipe in Meath repaired

Between 5,000 and 10,000 homes were without water in Navan town today.

From TheJournal.ie Kilkee beach in Clare reopened after 'malfunction' at wastewater plant Wastewater

Kilkee beach in Clare reopened after 'malfunction' at wastewater plant

Irish Water has apologised for the inconvenience to locals and tourists.