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Friday 29 September 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Water Restrictions

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Irish Water asked for schools to reduce or turn off their water supplies during the drought
Documents show that Irish Water made the request for when schools broke for the summer holidays.
Overnight water restrictions in 34 areas from Monday
Supply to some customers may reduce to a trickle during the restricted period.
Irish Water issues another urgent appeal for people to conserve water as Dublin hosepipe ban to kick in
In all, 39 water supplies around the country are under night-time water restrictions.
Water levels to be dropped in Dublin as temperatures soar
Irish Water has asked the public to conserve water where possible during the hot weather.
'The situation is critical': Water restrictions being rolled out as temperatures hit 30 degrees
Overnight restrictions have been put in place in some areas of Longford.
'We can't conserve what we don't have': Skerries residents fuming as water restrictions continue
Irish Water said it would be asking residents to conserve water for the “foreseeable future”.
Water restrictions scaled back but will be in place from 8pm to 6am over the weekend
Around 12,750 homes around the country remain without water supply in the aftermath of Storm Emma.
'We have a way to go': Irish Water says restrictions set to continue
Over 16,000 homes outside Dublin are still without water.
'Tourists won't be able to take a shower' - Aran Island locals worried as water restrictions kick in
Starting tonight, water restrictions will be imposed on Inis Oirr from 11pm to 7am on a daily basis.
It’s over: Dublin water restrictions to be lifted from tonight
However water pressure will remain low in the evenings over the coming weeks.
Dublin City Council: We're not sure what the problem is but it's almost fixed
Dublin City Engineer Michael Phillips said climate change could have been one of the reasons behind the problem at the water treatment plant.
Dublin City Council passes motion to call Hogan and Irish Water before it
Councillors heard from the City Engineer at a meeting tonight, the first since restrictions were imposed last week.
Water restrictions to remain as reservoirs remain "at an unsustainably low level"
Dublin City Council say production has improved but restrictions will remain in place until at least Thursday.
Water coming back on in Dublin - but three nights of restrictions to go
The water shortage is not believed to have affected emergency services last night on what is usually one of the busiest nights of the year for call-outs.
Hogan: Communication of water restrictions could have been handled better
The minister said the problem is one engineers have never experienced before.
Council: water will take time to come back - and may look cloudy
People in Dublin have been warned that their water may look brown, orange or yellow when the supply is switched back on in the morning.
Water restrictions 'may endanger public safety' at busy time for fire brigade
The fire brigade has two large water tankers that will be available if there is a shortage but this may not be sufficient in the case of a large fire.
Dublin's water restrictions to be eased, though reduced pressures remain
Dublin City Council says it expects to return to a full regular water supply from tomorrow, with low pressure until next week.
Water restrictions to continue in Dublin city for next two nights
Restrictions will be in place from 9pm to 7am or 9am both tonight and tomorrow and will mean water pressure will be reduced at these times.
Dublin city to be hit by nightly water restrictions this weekend
Restrictions will be in place from 10pm to 7am or 9am every night from tonight until next Tuesday and will mean water pressure will be reduced at these times.
Possible contamination leads to water restrictions in Tipperary
Residents of Clonmel have been issued with a boil notice, while certain restrictions are still in place across Dublin as well.
Water restrictions eased for Limerick households
Testing is still being carried out on the water which was contaminated with oil last week.
1,500 without water as Limerick contamination 'worse than initially feared'
Water tankers are in place in west Limerick after a volume of oil entered the river Deel on Thursday night.
Dublin city council urges public to conserve water
Householders and businesses across the entire Dublin region are being asked to conserve water and prepare for possible shortages to avoid the first summer restrictions since 1997 being imposed.
Water restrictions set to continue
Local authorities continue to debate on whether to suspend water restrictions over New Year’s Eve.
Water shortages to continue into the New Year
Water restrictions could hamper New Year’s Eve trade for pubs and restaurants.
Water restrictions continue after reservoir levels fall
Local authorities working to reverse damage caused by burst pipes and running taps have imposed restrictions on consumers.
Water restrictions in place due to leaking and burst pipes
Consumers asked to limit water use as leaks take toll on reservoir levels.