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# irish-water - Saturday 27 February, 2021

Potential disruption to water supply in South Dublin city as Irish Water carries out essential works
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Potential disruption to water supply in South Dublin city as Irish Water carries out essential works

Sat 6:30 AM 14,805 Views 12 Comments

The work involves replacing old cast iron water mains.

# irish-water - Saturday 20 February, 2021

Some disruption expected as essential water main works take place in Dublin this weekend
# Limited Disruption
# Limited Disruption

Some disruption expected as essential water main works take place in Dublin this weekend

Feb 20th 2021, 6:30 AM 30,613 Views 16 Comments

The maintenance is expected to take place over the next two weekends.

# irish-water - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

Essential water main improvements to cause limited disruption to households in Dublin this weekend
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Essential water main improvements to cause limited disruption to households in Dublin this weekend

Feb 17th 2021, 3:21 PM 24,848 Views 5 Comments

A small number of properties on the South Circular Road will experience water outages this Sunday.

# irish-water - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Spider-Man scooter causes sewer blockage in Cork
# Stuck
# Stuck

Spider-Man scooter causes sewer blockage in Cork

Feb 3rd 2021, 5:06 PM 49,482 Views 19 Comments

The blockage was reported to officials last weekend.

# irish-water - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

People in Dublin asked to conserve water and check for leaks ahead of sub-zero temperatures
# Water
# Water

People in Dublin asked to conserve water and check for leaks ahead of sub-zero temperatures

Jan 20th 2021, 7:04 PM 21,185 Views 36 Comments

Irish Water experienced a higher than normal volume of bursts during the cold snap earlier this month.

# irish-water - Wednesday 13 January, 2021

People in Dublin asked to conserve water and check for leaks following recent cold snap
# Water Conservation
# Water Conservation

People in Dublin asked to conserve water and check for leaks following recent cold snap

Jan 13th 2021, 8:17 AM 12,808 Views 13 Comments

Irish Water said there has been a spike in demand in recent days due to sub-zero temperatures.

# irish-water - 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 20,061 Views 8 Comments

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

# irish-water - Thursday 10 September, 2020

'Low levels' of natural substance caused strange taste and smell in Dublin drinking water last month
# 2-Methylisoborneol
# 2-Methylisoborneol

'Low levels' of natural substance caused strange taste and smell in Dublin drinking water last month

Sep 10th 2020, 6:10 AM 24,466 Views 19 Comments

There were over 450 reports of an unnatural odour or taste coming off water in August.

# irish-water - Thursday 13 August, 2020

Irish Water investigating reports that drinking water in parts of Dublin has a strange taste or smell
# Drumcondra
# Drumcondra

Irish Water investigating reports that drinking water in parts of Dublin has a strange taste or smell

Aug 13th 2020, 6:15 AM 39,021 Views 32 Comments

Irish Water has insisted that the water is safe to drink, but is investigating reports.

# irish-water - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

Demand for water on Achill Island due to staycationers means it's now unsafe to drink
# Under Pressure
# Under Pressure

Demand for water on Achill Island due to staycationers means it's now unsafe to drink

Aug 11th 2020, 3:41 PM 36,008 Views 36 Comments

Demand for water is roughly 50% higher than this time last year.

# irish-water - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

Irish Water to lift hosepipe ban at 5pm this evening following recent heavy rainfall
# Hosepipe Ban
# Hosepipe Ban

Irish Water to lift hosepipe ban at 5pm this evening following recent heavy rainfall

Jul 8th 2020, 3:42 PM 15,909 Views 58 Comments

The ban was expected to remain in place until 21 July.

# irish-water - Friday 3 July, 2020

Irish Water reviewing hosepipe ban after recent heavy rainfall
# Water Conservation
# Water Conservation

Irish Water reviewing hosepipe ban after recent heavy rainfall

Jul 3rd 2020, 1:11 PM 20,253 Views 55 Comments

The ban was due to remain in place until 21 July.

# irish-water - Saturday 20 June, 2020

Hosepipe ban to remain in place despite recent bouts of rainfall, says Irish Water
# Rainy Days
# Rainy Days

Hosepipe ban to remain in place despite recent bouts of rainfall, says Irish Water

Jun 20th 2020, 7:15 AM 20,382 Views 50 Comments

The number of drinking water schemes in drought has risen since the ban was put in place.

# irish-water - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

The hosepipe ban kicks in from today - here's what it means
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

The hosepipe ban kicks in from today - here's what it means

Jun 9th 2020, 6:30 AM 39,741 Views 80 Comments

The Greater Dublin Area, Westmeath, Sligo and Tipperary experienced their driest spring on record this year.

# irish-water - Monday 8 June, 2020

National hosepipe ban to kick in tomorrow and last until 21 July
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

National hosepipe ban to kick in tomorrow and last until 21 July

Updated Jun 8th 2020, 9:11 AM 59,124 Views 199 Comments

The managing director of Irish Water said it is time to “get serious” about this issue.

# irish-water - Thursday 4 June, 2020

Poll: Have you curbed your water use after the hosepipe ban warnings?
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Poll: Have you curbed your water use after the hosepipe ban warnings?

Jun 4th 2020, 8:34 AM 29,920 Views 123 Comments

Irish Water has been urging people to conserve water.

# irish-water - Monday 1 June, 2020

Hosepipe ban 'increasingly likely' due to prolonged period of dry weather
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Hosepipe ban 'increasingly likely' due to prolonged period of dry weather

Jun 1st 2020, 7:47 PM 34,202 Views 85 Comments

There have been 37 dry periods between 18 March and 20 May.

# irish-water - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

Irish Water asks people to conserve as households now use 20% more water each day
# Reduce
# Reduce

Irish Water asks people to conserve as households now use 20% more water each day

May 12th 2020, 7:45 AM 19,883 Views 112 Comments

Data shows households are using an extra 24 litres of water per person per day compared to February.

# irish-water - Wednesday 15 April, 2020

Irish Water staff threatened with machete and pelted with rocks
# 21 Instances
# 21 Instances

Irish Water staff threatened with machete and pelted with rocks

Apr 15th 2020, 6:00 AM 27,320 Views 73 Comments

An incident log shows that 21 instances of assault or abuse were reported by staff since 2017.

# irish-water - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

People told to not leave tap running or flush wipes down the toilet amid Covid-19 crisis
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

People told to not leave tap running or flush wipes down the toilet amid Covid-19 crisis

Mar 18th 2020, 3:26 PM 33,892 Views 25 Comments

Irish Water has also advised businesses to make sure there is “no unnecessary use of water” .

# irish-water - Monday 16 March, 2020

Irish Water asking people to conserve water where possible, including in out-of-use buildings
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Irish Water asking people to conserve water where possible, including in out-of-use buildings

Mar 16th 2020, 4:28 PM 37,344 Views 75 Comments

All non-essential water should be turned off in buildings that won’t be used for a period of time.

# irish-water - Monday 24 February, 2020

Plans to charge 58,000 people with excessive water usage delayed over privacy concerns
# Data Protection
# Data Protection

Plans to charge 58,000 people with excessive water usage delayed over privacy concerns

Feb 24th 2020, 6:00 AM 28,293 Views 71 Comments

Discussions are underway with the Data Protection Commissioner about managing customer’s personal data.

# irish-water - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Irish Water brand 'badly damaged' and 'continually politicised', brief for TV doc says
# The Story Of Water
# The Story Of Water

Irish Water brand 'badly damaged' and 'continually politicised', brief for TV doc says

Feb 18th 2020, 6:15 AM 18,260 Views 53 Comments

The Story of Water, which aired on Virgin Media before Christmas, was designed to “take back control” of the company name and story.

# irish-water - Saturday 11 January, 2020

Bacteria and turbidity: Young Scientists develop solution to monitoring private wells
# Well Well Well
# Well Well Well

Bacteria and turbidity: Young Scientists develop solution to monitoring private wells

Jan 11th 2020, 11:00 AM 10,635 Views 3 Comments

Currently, the EPA recommends that wells are tested once a year, but there is no legal requirement to do so.

# irish-water - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Sewage that could fill two Olympic swimming pools flowed into Malahide marina, court hears
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Sewage that could fill two Olympic swimming pools flowed into Malahide marina, court hears

Dec 18th 2019, 4:21 PM 16,881 Views 0 Comments

Irish Water pleaded guilty to offences under the Waste Water Discharge regulations.

# irish-water - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

Don't pour fats and oils from your Christmas turkey down sink due to fatberg risk, campaign urges
# Fatbergs
# Fatbergs

Don't pour fats and oils from your Christmas turkey down sink due to fatberg risk, campaign urges

Dec 17th 2019, 6:15 AM 17,836 Views 31 Comments

Irish Water said that thousands of fatbergs are cleared from the wastewater network each year.

# irish-water - Saturday 14 December, 2019

'Do Not Consume' water notice issued in Cavan after supply 'significantly compromised'
# Manganese Levels
# Manganese Levels

'Do Not Consume' water notice issued in Cavan after supply 'significantly compromised'

Dec 14th 2019, 7:49 PM 15,713 Views 45 Comments

Irish Water stressed that boiling the water will not make it safe for consumption.

# irish-water - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Irish Water appeals for people in Dublin area to conserve water over Christmas as demand peaks
# Record Levels
# Record Levels

Irish Water appeals for people in Dublin area to conserve water over Christmas as demand peaks

Dec 11th 2019, 10:05 PM 16,113 Views 85 Comments

Demand for water in greater Dublin is 10 million litres a day higher than last year, Irish Water said.

# irish-water - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Wastewater may be discharged into Dublin Bay following breakdown at Ringsend plant
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Wastewater may be discharged into Dublin Bay following breakdown at Ringsend plant

Dec 4th 2019, 8:43 PM 15,825 Views 24 Comments

Crews are working to repair pumps at the Dublin facility.

# irish-water - 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 15,163 Views 9 Comments

The notice is in place for the area supplied by the Whitegate Public Water Supply.

# irish-water - 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 17,366 Views 34 Comments

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

# irish-water - Monday 18 November, 2019

Roads affected by burst water main in Cork city will be closed for 'at least' one or two days
# Cathedral Road
# Cathedral Road

Roads affected by burst water main in Cork city will be closed for 'at least' one or two days

Nov 18th 2019, 4:11 PM 29,802 Views 5 Comments

The water main burst earlier today in the northside of the city.

# irish-water - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Major wastewater treatment plant gets go ahead in north Dublin despite local opposition
# Clonshaugh
# Clonshaugh

Major wastewater treatment plant gets go ahead in north Dublin despite local opposition

Nov 13th 2019, 11:38 AM 18,990 Views 28 Comments

Opponents to the plant have said they are ready to initiate a judicial review in the High Court.

Raw sewage from 77,000 people in Ireland flowing into environment every day
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Raw sewage from 77,000 people in Ireland flowing into environment every day

Nov 13th 2019, 12:05 AM 26,891 Views 47 Comments

Ireland needs “substantial” investment in waste water treatment, the EPA report said.

# irish-water - 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 56,019 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.

# irish-water - 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 17,455 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 15,580 Views 79 Comments

A boil water notice is currently in place in for areas of Dublin, Meath and Kildare.

# irish-water - 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 48,594 Views 53 Comments

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

# irish-water - 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 24,037 Views 25 Comments

Irish Water has apologised for the inconvenience caused.

# irish-water - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

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

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

Nov 5th 2019, 9:15 AM 22,497 Views 62 Comments

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

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