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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?

Jul 23rd 2021, 8:11 AM 26,197 Views 93 Comments

Irish Water has appealed to members of the public in numerous counties to reduce their water usage.

Urgent appeals for water conservation made in several counties
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Urgent appeals for water conservation made in several counties

Updated Jul 19th 2021, 4:30 PM 29,450 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

Jul 18th 2021, 12:54 PM 55,017 Views 75 Comments

Residents in north county Dublin may experience low water pressure or outages today.

Taoiseach: 'Water charges will not be coming back'
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Taoiseach: 'Water charges will not be coming back'

May 11th 2021, 2:01 PM 16,546 Views 54 Comments

The OECD has suggested the government reconsider the issue of domestic water charges.

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 21,213 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 12,826 Views 13 Comments

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

'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 24,559 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 39,213 Views 32 Comments

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

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 15,981 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 20,268 Views 55 Comments

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

Poll: Have you reduced the amount of water you use on a daily basis?
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Poll: Have you reduced the amount of water you use on a daily basis?

Jun 20th 2020, 11:12 AM 30,370 Views 64 Comments

A hosepipe ban is in place for the coming weeks.

Did your local beach get a Blue Flag this year? The list has been announced
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Did your local beach get a Blue Flag this year? The list has been announced

Jun 9th 2020, 11:35 AM 73,767 Views 24 Comments

Donegal had the most Blue Flags this year.

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 29,925 Views 123 Comments

Irish Water has been urging people to conserve water.

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 33,902 Views 25 Comments

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

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 10,648 Views 3 Comments

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

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 16,119 Views 85 Comments

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

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 15,191 Views 9 Comments

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

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 29,818 Views 5 Comments

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

Boil water notice for 600,000 people in Dublin, Kildare and Meath lifted with immediate effect
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Boil water notice for 600,000 people in Dublin, Kildare and Meath lifted with immediate effect

Nov 12th 2019, 5:08 PM 56,044 Views 64 Comments

Irish Water said an audit of the plant and satisfactory results of a number of water samples were factors in the decision.

Irish Water boss says he can't rule out further repeats of large-scale boil water notices
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Irish Water boss says he can't rule out further repeats of large-scale boil water notices

Nov 8th 2019, 8:59 AM 15,601 Views 79 Comments

A boil water notice is currently in place in for areas of Dublin, Meath and Kildare.

Boil water notice to remain in place for a number of days in parts of Dublin, Kildare and Meath
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Boil water notice to remain in place for a number of days in parts of Dublin, Kildare and Meath

Nov 5th 2019, 9:15 AM 22,512 Views 62 Comments

The areas impacted are the same as those impacted by a widespread notice a fortnight ago.

Water treatment 'not sufficient' to manage Cryptosporidium risks at Leixlip plant, says EPA
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Water treatment 'not sufficient' to manage Cryptosporidium risks at Leixlip plant, says EPA

Nov 5th 2019, 6:00 AM 16,147 Views 31 Comments

The EPA says the level of treatment at Leixlip is not sufficient to manage the risk posed by the River Liffey source water.

Dublin area boil water notice remains in place but Irish Water hopes for 'some positive news'
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Dublin area boil water notice remains in place but Irish Water hopes for 'some positive news'

Oct 25th 2019, 9:18 AM 16,187 Views 87 Comments

The EPA, the HSE and Fingal County Council are to meet today as 600,000 people remain affected.

Boil water notice: Series of events at Leixlip plant in March led to 'significant risk to safety of supply'
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Boil water notice: Series of events at Leixlip plant in March led to 'significant risk to safety of supply'

Oct 24th 2019, 12:35 PM 35,355 Views 46 Comments

The audit found Irish Water failed to take samples of treated water during the critical period following the incident.

Own-brand bottled water recalled in several supermarkets over presence of bacteria
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Own-brand bottled water recalled in several supermarkets over presence of bacteria

Oct 21st 2019, 6:52 PM 76,212 Views 35 Comments

The recall notice said E.coli was an indicator that water is contaminated with faecal material.

Ireland is losing 43% of its drinking water in leaks - and has just gotten the data to start fixing the problem
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Ireland is losing 43% of its drinking water in leaks - and has just gotten the data to start fixing the problem

Oct 13th 2019, 12:05 AM 26,859 Views 79 Comments

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.

High Court confirms appointment of examiner to water firm Celtic Pure
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High Court confirms appointment of examiner to water firm Celtic Pure

Sep 23rd 2019, 4:49 PM 13,520 Views 0 Comments

The company was at the centre of recent product recalls.

Dublin people are being asked to test water quality across the city using free kits
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Dublin people are being asked to test water quality across the city using free kits

Sep 3rd 2019, 3:39 PM 17,617 Views 10 Comments

Free testing kits will be sent to people who want to check the quality as part of a European-wide survey.

Explainer: Should people be worried about arsenic in bottled water?
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Explainer: Should people be worried about arsenic in bottled water?

Aug 6th 2019, 7:00 PM 61,471 Views 30 Comments

Several batches of own-brand supermarket water were recalled in recent weeks due to arsenic levels.

More types of bottled water have been recalled over arsenic levels
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More types of bottled water have been recalled over arsenic levels

Aug 2nd 2019, 8:15 PM 206,659 Views 58 Comments

Own-brand water from Dunnes, Lidl, Londis, Mace and Spar has been recalled.

Questions over this weekend's Liffey Swim after water samples found to be "exceptionally poor"
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Questions over this weekend's Liffey Swim after water samples found to be "exceptionally poor"

Updated Aug 2nd 2019, 5:59 PM 33,973 Views 50 Comments

Dublin City Council says that the results “significantly exceed the maximum permitted levels for designated bathing waters”.

Irish teenager wins global science award for removing microplastics from water
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Irish teenager wins global science award for removing microplastics from water

Jul 30th 2019, 7:43 AM 448,926 Views 44 Comments

Fionn Ferreira from Cork received a €45,000 bursary.

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

Jul 22nd 2019, 5:12 PM 8,019 Views 9 Comments

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

'Major burst' leaves people without water in north Dublin
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'Major burst' leaves people without water in north Dublin

Jul 21st 2019, 11:46 AM 40,714 Views 60 Comments

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

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

Jul 16th 2019, 8:29 AM 47,112 Views 150 Comments

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

Here's the map of Irish Blue Flag beaches for 2019
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Here's the map of Irish Blue Flag beaches for 2019

May 20th 2019, 4:24 PM 52,089 Views 13 Comments

A total of 88 swimming spots received the accolade this year.

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

Mar 2nd 2019, 6:30 AM 16,389 Views 19 Comments

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

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

Feb 26th 2019, 7:51 PM 38,274 Views 43 Comments

The fault occured at the Ringsend wastewater treatment plant.

Recall of SuperValu and Centra bottled water due to 'off odour and taste'
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Recall of SuperValu and Centra bottled water due to 'off odour and taste'

Feb 21st 2019, 5:24 PM 31,205 Views 19 Comments

All batches of the five litre bottles of Still Irish Water are affected.

Once-in-a-century floods turn streets to rivers in northeastern Australia
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Once-in-a-century floods turn streets to rivers in northeastern Australia

Feb 3rd 2019, 7:18 PM 16,127 Views 17 Comments

Australia’s tropical north typically experiences heavy rains during the monsoon season at this time of the year.

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