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#Boil water

# boil-water - Saturday 23 November, 2019

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

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

# boil-water - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

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

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

# boil-water - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

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

Irish Water has apologised for the inconvenience caused.

# boil-water - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

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

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

# boil-water - Monday 4 November, 2019

Boil water notice returns for parts of Dublin, Kildare and Meath due to bad weather

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

# boil-water - Thursday 1 February, 2018

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

Irish Water has apologised for the inconvenience caused.

# boil-water - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Boil water notice remains in place for 65,000 people

Irish Water has apologised for the inconvenience.

# boil-water - Monday 29 January, 2018

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.

# boil-water - Friday 14 October, 2016

Boil water notice lifted in Roscommon after 2.5 years

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

# boil-water - Saturday 3 September, 2016

Up to 50,000 people hit by boil water notice in Mayo

Castlebar, Claremorris and Westport are all affected.

# boil-water - Saturday 5 March, 2016

Irish Water: Boil water notice for 10,000 people in Cork will last for "six to eight months"

The notice for the Whitegate area was put in place last week.

# boil-water - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

Irish Water issues boil water notice in Co Galway after discovery of E. coli

The warning affects 1,334 houses in Ballygar.

# boil-water - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

Thousands of people are FINALLY able to drink their tap water again

Alan Kelly says it’s thanks to Irish Water.

# boil-water - Monday 5 January, 2015

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

Could temporary water treatment facilities be the solution?

# boil-water - Friday 21 March, 2014

Water meters installed in Castlerea despite four years of boil water notices

A local councillor said it was “unacceptable” that the issues with water contamination was not fixed before the meters were put in.

# boil-water - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

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

Crack out the Mi Wadi and go wild.

# boil-water - Monday 28 October, 2013

Roscommon residents still waiting for contaminated water fix after six months

Some residents in the county have been issued with boil water notices every two weeks.

# boil-water - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Boil water notice issued in Roscommon due to gut infection outbreak

The council said most healthy people will recover quickly from the infection but those with poor immune systems could become severely ill.

# boil-water - Thursday 16 May, 2013

New boil water notice in Roscommon due to cryptosporidiosis outbreak

The outbreak means that consumers must boil domestic water before using it to prevent illness.

# boil-water - Friday 8 June, 2012

Water boil notices issued in Limerick after heavy rain fall

The notice has been put in place in a number of villages as a precautionary measure.