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#boil water notice

# boil-water-notice - Thursday 10 June, 2021

Over 1,400 people waiting for drinkable tap water for more than three months
# Testing The Waters
# Testing The Waters

Over 1,400 people waiting for drinkable tap water for more than three months

Jun 10th 2021, 12:01 AM 12,181 Views 20 Comments
  • Almost 900 people across eight locations have boil water notices in place for a year or more, reports Maria Delaney of Noteworthy, our investigative platform
  • Over the past two years, 50 boil water and 10 do not consume notices were in place for more than a month
  • Water supply is impacting housing, with 42 houses refused permission in Paulstown, Co Kilkenny recently

# boil-water-notice - Thursday 10 December, 2020

Boil water notice in place for over 20,000 people in Wexford
# Wexford Town
# Wexford Town

Boil water notice in place for over 20,000 people in Wexford

Dec 10th 2020, 6:31 PM 20,150 Views 8 Comments

The notice was issued following a deterioration in the local water supply.

# boil-water-notice - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Boil water notice in place for 9,500 people in Cork
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

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.

# boil-water-notice - Saturday 23 November, 2019

Irish Water website crashed after boil water notice when just 5,000 people tried to log on
# Hot Water
# Hot Water

Irish Water website crashed after boil water notice when just 5,000 people tried to log on

Nov 23rd 2019, 12:05 AM 17,379 Views 34 Comments

Irish Water said its site had “previously handled this volume of traffic during heavy public awareness campaigns”.

# boil-water-notice - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

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

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.

# boil-water-notice - Friday 8 November, 2019

Boil water notice for 600,000 people in greater Dublin area to remain in place until at least Tuesday
# Testing
# Testing

Boil water notice for 600,000 people in greater Dublin area to remain in place until at least Tuesday

Nov 8th 2019, 6:27 PM 17,463 Views 35 Comments

A notice affecting 600,000 people is currently in place for areas of Dublin, Meath and Kildare.

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

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 - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Boil water notice remains in place but Irish Water says maps of affected areas 'will be refined'
# Boundary Changes
# Boundary Changes

Boil water notice remains in place but Irish Water says maps of affected areas 'will be refined'

Updated Nov 7th 2019, 6:42 PM 48,614 Views 52 Comments

Due to ongoing heavy remain, Irish Water is unsure of when the notice will be lifted.

# boil-water-notice - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Boil water notice for 600,000 people in greater Dublin area to remain in place
# Heavy Rain
# Heavy Rain

Boil water notice for 600,000 people in greater Dublin area to remain in place

Nov 6th 2019, 7:09 PM 24,059 Views 25 Comments

Irish Water has apologised for the inconvenience caused.

# boil-water-notice - Thursday 31 October, 2019

'Small black particles' at Irish Water plant led to boil water notice for 600,000 people last week
# Leixlip
# Leixlip

'Small black particles' at Irish Water plant led to boil water notice for 600,000 people last week

Oct 31st 2019, 7:42 AM 38,154 Views 44 Comments

The agency confirmed that a blockage was the main reason for last week’s notice.

# boil-water-notice - Friday 25 October, 2019

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

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

Oct 25th 2019, 4:46 PM 48,194 Views 37 Comments

The EPA, the HSE and Fingal County Council met today.

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

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 - Thursday 24 October, 2019

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

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.

# boil-water-notice - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Dublin boil water notice to remain in place for at least another day
# Boil Water Notice
# Boil Water Notice

Dublin boil water notice to remain in place for at least another day

Oct 23rd 2019, 6:37 PM 32,997 Views 21 Comments

The notice impacts approximately 600,000 people.

Why is a boil water notice in place and what could happen if you drink it?
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Why is a boil water notice in place and what could happen if you drink it?

Oct 23rd 2019, 1:06 PM 59,157 Views 48 Comments

The notice was issued yesterday evening following a “small mechanical failure” at Leixlip Water Treatment plant.

Irish Water apologises to 600,000 customers affected by boil water notice
# Leixlip Water Treatment Plant
# Leixlip Water Treatment Plant

Irish Water apologises to 600,000 customers affected by boil water notice

Oct 23rd 2019, 8:19 AM 38,337 Views 74 Comments

The notice impacts approximately 600,000 people and is expected to stay in place for a number of days.

# boil-water-notice - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Boil water notice issued for 600,000 people in parts of Dublin, Kildare and Meath
# Boil Water Notice
# Boil Water Notice

Boil water notice issued for 600,000 people in parts of Dublin, Kildare and Meath

Updated Oct 22nd 2019, 8:59 PM 386,173 Views 118 Comments

Irish Water said the issues have now been resolved, but said that the water is travelling through the system which is why the notice is being put in place.

# boil-water-notice - Thursday 1 February, 2018

Boil water notice that affected 65,000 people lifted for several areas
# Wicklow And Dublin
# Wicklow And Dublin

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

Feb 1st 2018, 10:53 PM 10,066 Views 14 Comments

Irish Water has apologised for the inconvenience caused.

# boil-water-notice - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Boil water notice remains in place for 65,000 people
# Wicklow And Dublin
# Wicklow And Dublin

Boil water notice remains in place for 65,000 people

Jan 31st 2018, 7:52 PM 13,697 Views 10 Comments

Irish Water has apologised for the inconvenience.

# boil-water-notice - Monday 29 January, 2018

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

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

Jan 29th 2018, 5:05 PM 27,722 Views 21 Comments

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

# boil-water-notice - Monday 7 November, 2016

Community thanked for patience as 'temporary' boil water notice is lifted after seven years
# Tipperary
# Tipperary

Community thanked for patience as 'temporary' boil water notice is lifted after seven years

Nov 7th 2016, 2:45 PM 9,120 Views 28 Comments

Over 50 premises were affected in Burncourt, including a national school.

# boil-water-notice - Friday 14 October, 2016

Boil water notice lifted in Roscommon after 2.5 years
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Boil water notice lifted in Roscommon after 2.5 years

Oct 14th 2016, 2:30 PM 7,357 Views 23 Comments

The notice was put in place in March 2014 after cryptosporidium was detected in the water supply.

# boil-water-notice - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

Boil water notice lifted for almost 50,000 people in Mayo
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Boil water notice lifted for almost 50,000 people in Mayo

Sep 14th 2016, 8:12 AM 5,813 Views 27 Comments

It affected several areas including Castlebar, Westport and Claremorris.

# boil-water-notice - Saturday 27 February, 2016

Fear of contaminated water puts 10,000 Cork residents on boil notice
# Boil Your Water
# Boil Your Water

Fear of contaminated water puts 10,000 Cork residents on boil notice

Feb 27th 2016, 12:40 PM 13,219 Views 19 Comments

This is the third time this year that households supplied by the Whitegate system have been issued with a boil notice.

# boil-water-notice - Sunday 14 February, 2016

Bad weather puts 10,000 Irish Water customers on boil water notice
# Cork
# Cork

Bad weather puts 10,000 Irish Water customers on boil water notice

Feb 14th 2016, 5:52 PM 16,953 Views 58 Comments

The utility said the notice was imposed as “a precautionary measure” on the advice of the HSE.

# boil-water-notice - Thursday 15 October, 2015

Water contamination risk removed for 220,000 people in Dublin
# Not Fit To Drink
# Not Fit To Drink

Water contamination risk removed for 220,000 people in Dublin

Oct 15th 2015, 9:50 AM 18,857 Views 74 Comments

The number of people living with boil water notices is at an all-time low, but 16 areas are still affected.

# boil-water-notice - Monday 5 January, 2015

'Heads need to be knocked together' to lift two year boil water notice in Galway
# Williamstown
# Williamstown

'Heads need to be knocked together' to lift two year boil water notice in Galway

Jan 5th 2015, 3:45 PM 8,979 Views 16 Comments

Could temporary water treatment facilities be the solution?

# boil-water-notice - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Now it's safe for everyone in Limerick to drink their tap water
# Time To Hydrate
# Time To Hydrate

Now it's safe for everyone in Limerick to drink their tap water

Feb 19th 2014, 6:08 PM 6,801 Views 18 Comments

Crack out the Mi Wadi and go wild.

# boil-water-notice - Saturday 14 December, 2013

New gardai, dirty water and Roses: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

New gardai, dirty water and Roses: The week in numbers

Dec 14th 2013, 7:30 PM 12,668 Views 7 Comments

Plus: What percentage of households in Ireland receive some sort of social welfare payment?

# boil-water-notice - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

€400,000 in funding approved to tackle infectious organism in Roscommon water
# Water
# Water

€400,000 in funding approved to tackle infectious organism in Roscommon water

May 22nd 2013, 11:06 AM 3,745 Views 12 Comments

A temporary water treatment plant will now be built to address the problem until four regional supply schemes are put in place.

# boil-water-notice - Thursday 16 May, 2013