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# Drinking Water

Last month
January 2024
Ireland found guilty of failing to ensure safe drinking water by EU court
Last year
2023
EPA says 'urgent action' is needed to improve quality of drinking water from private supplies
Michelle O'Neill calls for public ownership of Lough Neagh amid outcry over toxic algal blooms
Nearly 500,000 people receive drinking water from 'at-risk' public supplies
All time
Irish Water too slow at replacing lead pipes – EPA
Irish Water investigates reports of 'earthy' drinking water in Dublin and Wicklow
Local politicians say they warned council and Irish Water of illness in Gorey in late August
At least 52 people fell ill after contaminated water entered the public drinking supply
Quality of Irish drinking water remains extremely high but one million people 'vulnerable' to systems failures
Boil water notice for 600,000 people in Dublin, Kildare and Meath lifted with immediate effect
Water treatment 'not sufficient' to manage Cryptosporidium risks at Leixlip plant, says EPA
How much of Ireland's treated drinking water is lost in leaks? It's the week in numbers
Rise in presence of faecal parasite in Irish water supplies in 2018
Public told not to consume water in parts of Co Carlow
Ireland's drinking water due to comply with EU standards by 2020, 16 years after deadline
Irish Water fined €6,000 for delaying works needed to reduce cancer-linked pollution levels
Poll: Do you drink water straight from the tap?
There are 87 'at-risk' drinking water supplies in Ireland
Ireland could be in trouble if it doesn't take action on contaminated drinking water
86,000 people have had to boil their water to make it safe this year
Here's how to check if you're one of the 380,000 people with contaminated water
Irish Water wants to pump River Shannon water to Dublin and Midland homes
Bill Gates is helping to turn poo into drinking water - and even drank some himself
Thousands of people are FINALLY able to drink their tap water again
Another review has found fluoride in drinking water is not harmful
Galway the latest council to call for fluoride ban - despite what the science says
Is the water you're paying for good enough to drink? This water quality test can tell you...
Anti-water charge protesters say 'don't register' - Irish Water says it'll cost you
Limerick residents facing 18 months without drinking water in their taps
Ferry water deliveries continue to Aran Island as drinking water shortage rolls on
Ferry water delivery planned as Aran Islands suffer drinking water shortage
Drinking water alert issued in Clare by HSE, county council
Dublin City Council to debate motion on ending public water fluoridation
Excessive lead levels in drinking water a 'danger for young children'
Scientists have figured out how to turn cow poo into drinking water
Have a private well? A third are contaminated with E. coli from human waste
Teenage eejit pees in reservoir... so city flushes 38million gallons of water
Water meters installed in Castlerea despite four years of boil water notices
Cork County Council calls for an immediate end to water fluoridation
Boil water notice issued in Cork, but lifted in parts of Limerick