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#Irish Water

# irish-water - Monday 15 January, 2018

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.

# irish-water - Friday 22 December, 2017

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.

# irish-water - Friday 8 December, 2017

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.

# irish-water - Thursday 7 December, 2017

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.

# irish-water - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

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.

# irish-water - Friday 17 November, 2017

Irish Water to start repaying customers from Monday

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

# irish-water - Friday 10 November, 2017

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

The proposal is included within the National Water Resources Plan.

# irish-water - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

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.

# irish-water - Friday 3 November, 2017

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.

# irish-water - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

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.

# irish-water - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

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.

# irish-water - Thursday 19 October, 2017

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

All emergency service and hospital facilities have been reconnected.

# irish-water - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

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.

# irish-water - Monday 25 September, 2017

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.

# irish-water - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

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.

# irish-water - Sunday 17 September, 2017

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.

# irish-water - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

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

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

# irish-water - Monday 11 September, 2017

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.

# irish-water - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

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

The refunds will be sent automatically – by cheque.

# irish-water - Monday 4 September, 2017

'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.

# irish-water - Friday 11 August, 2017

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.

# irish-water - Sunday 6 August, 2017

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

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

# irish-water - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

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.

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

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

# irish-water - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Water returns to Louth and Meath after a 'complex' repair - Irish Water

The water being produced by the fixed main may be discoloured but is still drinkable.

Almost 1,300km of old water pipes will be replaced around Ireland in 5 years

It’s possible that the water crisis that’s left thousands in Meath and Louth without water could happen elsewhere.

# irish-water - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

A new pipe part has been fitted - but the Louth/Meath water crisis could continue into the weekend

It may take several days for full water service to be restored to everyone.

Concerns North East water crisis could happen in other parts of the country

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy said there are antiquated pipes that need to be fixed all over the country.

Supermarkets as far south as Dublin are being cleared out of water as shortage enters sixth day

Retailers are struggling to keep up with demand.

# irish-water - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

Defence Forces called in to assist with water shortage in Louth and east Meath

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy has defended the response to the “biggest crisis Irish Water has faced” so far.

Saucepans, tankers, and cancelled holidays: How the Irish town with no water is pulling together

Thousands will be left without drinkable water for at least six days.

# irish-water - Monday 24 July, 2017

Old pipes are making it more difficult to restore the water to Drogheda and east Meath

A normal supply is expected to be restored on Thursday.

Irish Water says Drogheda supply won't be restored until Thursday

The company said it must completely shut off water in order to ensure supply to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda is maintained.

# irish-water - Sunday 23 July, 2017

'We're over 36 hours without water' - Irish Water slammed locally for response to supply crisis in north-east

The water crisis, which began on Friday afternoon, is now unlikely to be solved before Monday evening at the earliest.

# irish-water - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Donegal residents concerned after sewage spill at Irish Water treatment plant

The incident happened at the Dungloe plant.

# irish-water - Monday 17 July, 2017

Here are the questions on water charges you want answered

FINALLY. Talk about water charges might be coming to an end as the government figure out how to give the cash back.

# irish-water - Friday 14 July, 2017

Almost 10,000 Irish Water customers issued boil notice after E.Coli detection

A full investigation is being carried out into the cause of the outbreak.

# irish-water - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

35,000 Corkonians won't have water overnight

It’s so that work can be carried out on a pipe that is at risk of bursting.

# irish-water - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Water supplies running low in many areas due to dry weather

There are shortages in parts of Donegal, Galway and Westmeath.

# irish-water - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Water services return to Cork city after burst pipe cuts off supply

Homes, businesses and hospitals were left without water on one of the hottest days of the year.

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