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#Pipes

# pipes - Sunday 13 October, 2019

Ireland is losing 43% of its drinking water in leaks - and has just gotten the data to start fixing the problem
# In The Pipeline
# In The Pipeline

Ireland is losing 43% of its drinking water in leaks - and has just gotten the data to start fixing the problem

Oct 13th 2019, 12:05 AM 26,589 Views 79 Comments

One of the biggest problems with leaks is where to find them – a trained ear to hear a leak is still a commonly used method.

# pipes - Friday 1 February, 2019

It's another freezing morning - here's what you can do to keep your pipes clear and your car running
# Cold Snap
# Cold Snap

It's another freezing morning - here's what you can do to keep your pipes clear and your car running

Feb 1st 2019, 6:15 AM 26,775 Views 13 Comments

Temperatures today are only set to reach as high as 5 degrees with a sharp frost present on many roads.

# pipes - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

Householders warned NOT to leave their taps running during the freezing weather
# Storm Emma
# Storm Emma

Householders warned NOT to leave their taps running during the freezing weather

Feb 27th 2018, 5:30 PM 146,969 Views 50 Comments

Here’s what you need to do to help prevent your water pipes from bursting.

# pipes - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Almost 1,300km of old water pipes will be replaced around Ireland in 5 years
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Almost 1,300km of old water pipes will be replaced around Ireland in 5 years

Jul 27th 2017, 6:00 AM 8,888 Views 15 Comments

It’s possible that the water crisis that’s left thousands in Meath and Louth without water could happen elsewhere.

# pipes - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

Replacing lead pipes could cost affected homeowners up to €5,000
# Contamination
# Contamination

Replacing lead pipes could cost affected homeowners up to €5,000

Jun 9th 2015, 3:37 PM 25,046 Views 129 Comments

The government has announced a grant scheme to help low-income families to replace their pipes.

# pipes - Monday 19 January, 2015

Irish Water denies leaving residents "high and dry"
# In The Pipework
# In The Pipework

Irish Water denies leaving residents "high and dry"

Jan 19th 2015, 3:45 PM 9,392 Views 31 Comments

A pipe burst in a Clondalkin estate before Christmas, leaving some homes damaged.

# pipes - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Here's how they inspect sewer pipes in Romania... and it's INSANE
# Pipe Dreams
From The Daily Edge
# Pipe Dreams

Here's how they inspect sewer pipes in Romania... and it's INSANE

Jun 24th 2014, 4:04 PM 4,591 Views 3 Comments

What could possibly go wrong?

# pipes - Monday 23 June, 2014

Irish Water denies that 600,000 people are without emergency repair coverage
# Pipe Scream
# Pipe Scream

Irish Water denies that 600,000 people are without emergency repair coverage

Jun 23rd 2014, 10:01 AM 7,077 Views 29 Comments

County Galway, Laois, South Tipperary, Leitrim, Westmeath and Wicklow are all without 24-hour coverage, but can be covered in emergencies, the company says.

# pipes - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Dublin water to be back by tomorrow afternoon
# Dry Weekend
# Dry Weekend

Dublin water to be back by tomorrow afternoon

Mar 1st 2014, 3:27 PM 10,841 Views 20 Comments

The council says people should limit water usage over the weekend.

# pipes - Saturday 18 January, 2014

No pipes have been stolen from Irish Water, but disruption is 'unavoidable'
# More Water
# More Water

No pipes have been stolen from Irish Water, but disruption is 'unavoidable'

Jan 18th 2014, 8:30 AM 24,202 Views 102 Comments

Many people have had access to their streets or driveways impacted, but Irish Water says this can’t be helped.

# pipes - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

Donegal County Council need €7.8 million to fix Lifford water
# Water
# Water

Donegal County Council need €7.8 million to fix Lifford water

Jun 4th 2013, 7:15 AM 5,948 Views 29 Comments

Families in certain areas have their access to clean water interrupted up to once a month because of ongoing problems with local pipes.

# pipes - Saturday 31 December, 2011

Drilling thrives 18 months after BP oil spill
# Oil
# Oil

Drilling thrives 18 months after BP oil spill

Dec 31st 2011, 7:00 PM 3,124 Views 8 Comments

The first new drilling began in the region in March of this year – and is thriving even after the disastrous BP oil spill.

# pipes - Thursday 7 April, 2011

Repeat call for funding to train uilleann pipe makers
# Job For Life
# Job For Life

Repeat call for funding to train uilleann pipe makers

Apr 7th 2011, 11:34 AM 954 Views 0 Comments

Last year’s warning that Ireland will lose the craft of making the traditional instrument still hits a note in 2011.

# pipes - Tuesday 4 January, 2011

Water water everywhere (just not in your tap): Update on water cuts
# Water
# Water

Water water everywhere (just not in your tap): Update on water cuts

Jan 4th 2011, 11:59 AM 745 Views 0 Comments

Councils in Dublin, Cork, Clare, Leitrim, Sligo still struggling to identify leaks and restore full water supplies.

# pipes - Sunday 8 August, 2010

Dublin water restored
# Water
# Water

Dublin water restored

Aug 8th 2010, 10:33 AM 195 Views 0 Comments

Tankers supplied water to parts of the city yesterday.

# pipes - Friday 6 August, 2010

Major Dublin water pipe bursts
# Water
# Water

Major Dublin water pipe bursts

Aug 6th 2010, 5:09 PM 351 Views 0 Comments

Loss of supply to some areas likely.