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#Water Restrictions

# water-restrictions - Friday 9 March, 2018

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.

# water-restrictions - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

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

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

# water-restrictions - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

'Tourists won't be able to take a shower' - Aran Island locals worried as water restrictions kick in

Starting tonight, water restrictions will be imposed on Inis Oirr from 11pm to 7am on a daily basis.

# water-restrictions - Thursday 7 November, 2013

It’s over: Dublin water restrictions to be lifted from tonight

However water pressure will remain low in the evenings over the coming weeks.

# water-restrictions - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

Dublin City Council: We're not sure what the problem is but it's almost fixed

Dublin City Engineer Michael Phillips said climate change could have been one of the reasons behind the problem at the water treatment plant.

# water-restrictions - Monday 4 November, 2013

Dublin City Council passes motion to call Hogan and Irish Water before it

Councillors heard from the City Engineer at a meeting tonight, the first since restrictions were imposed last week.

Water restrictions to remain as reservoirs remain "at an unsustainably low level"

Dublin City Council say production has improved but restrictions will remain in place until at least Thursday.

# water-restrictions - Friday 1 November, 2013

Water coming back on in Dublin - but three nights of restrictions to go

The water shortage is not believed to have affected emergency services last night on what is usually one of the busiest nights of the year for call-outs.

# water-restrictions - Thursday 31 October, 2013

Hogan: Communication of water restrictions could have been handled better

The minister said the problem is one engineers have never experienced before.

Council: water will take time to come back - and may look cloudy

People in Dublin have been warned that their water may look brown, orange or yellow when the supply is switched back on in the morning.

# water-restrictions - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

Water restrictions ‘may endanger public safety’ at busy time for fire brigade

The fire brigade has two large water tankers that will be available if there is a shortage but this may not be sufficient in the case of a large fire.

# water-restrictions - Thursday 4 April, 2013

Dublin's water restrictions to be eased, though reduced pressures remain

Dublin City Council says it expects to return to a full regular water supply from tomorrow, with low pressure until next week.

# water-restrictions - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

Water restrictions to continue in Dublin city for next two nights

Restrictions will be in place from 9pm to 7am or 9am both tonight and tomorrow and will mean water pressure will be reduced at these times.

# water-restrictions - Thursday 28 March, 2013

Dublin city to be hit by nightly water restrictions this weekend

Restrictions will be in place from 10pm to 7am or 9am every night from tonight until next Tuesday and will mean water pressure will be reduced at these times.

# water-restrictions - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

Possible contamination leads to water restrictions in Tipperary

Residents of Clonmel have been issued with a boil notice, while certain restrictions are still in place across Dublin as well.

# water-restrictions - Thursday 26 January, 2012

Water restrictions eased for Limerick households

Testing is still being carried out on the water which was contaminated with oil last week.

# water-restrictions - Saturday 21 January, 2012

1,500 without water as Limerick contamination ‘worse than initially feared’

Water tankers are in place in west Limerick after a volume of oil entered the river Deel on Thursday night.

# water-restrictions - Friday 3 June, 2011

Dublin city council urges public to conserve water

Householders and businesses across the entire Dublin region are being asked to conserve water and prepare for possible shortages to avoid the first summer restrictions since 1997 being imposed.

# water-restrictions - Friday 31 December, 2010

The 9 at 9: New Year’s Eve

Bertie Ahern announces his plans to step down from politics; The government considers lowering the age of consent; and water restrictions are eased in some parts of the country for New Year’s Eve.

# water-restrictions - Thursday 30 December, 2010

Water restrictions set to continue

Local authorities continue to debate on whether to suspend water restrictions over New Year’s Eve.

# water-restrictions - Wednesday 29 December, 2010

Water shortages to continue into the New Year

Water restrictions could hamper New Year’s Eve trade for pubs and restaurants.

# water-restrictions - Tuesday 28 December, 2010

Water restrictions continue after reservoir levels fall

Local authorities working to reverse damage caused by burst pipes and running taps have imposed restrictions on consumers.

# water-restrictions - Monday 27 December, 2010

Water restrictions in place due to leaking and burst pipes

Consumers asked to limit water use as leaks take toll on reservoir levels.