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#Water

# water - Saturday 2 March, 2019

Dublin water supply may be disrupted over weekend as repairs to be carried out

Works will be carried out on the trunk water main on the Stillorgan Road, Donnybrook today and tomorrow.

# water - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

A faulty sewage tank caused effluent to pour into Dublin Bay over the weekend Poolbeg This post contains videos

A faulty sewage tank caused effluent to pour into Dublin Bay over the weekend

The fault occured at the Ringsend wastewater treatment plant.

# water - Thursday 21 February, 2019

Recall of SuperValu and Centra bottled water due to 'off odour and taste'

All batches of the five litre bottles of Still Irish Water are affected.

# water - Sunday 3 February, 2019

Once-in-a-century floods turn streets to rivers in northeastern Australia

Australia’s tropical north typically experiences heavy rains during the monsoon season at this time of the year.

# water - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Water supply in parts of Dublin disrupted following burst water main

The burst water main is located on Anglesea Road.

# water - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

Irish Water investigating reports of discoloured tap water in areas of north Dublin

Irish Water said that it had received reports of water supply issues in areas of Dublin central, Glasnevin and Finglas.

People in Mullingar asked to conserve water to reduce risk of summer outages

Lough Owel, which supplies water to 50,000 homes and businesses, has now reached critically low levels.

# water - Sunday 27 January, 2019

If you're using 'too much' water, you'll be getting a letter in the door in June

This week, the Cabinet approved the introduction of excessive charges for households.

# water - Saturday 26 January, 2019

From The Daily Edge 5 ways to know you're dehydrated and why it even matters Health

# water - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Repairs to Dublin water mains may cause supply disruption this weekend

Homes and businesses may be impacted by reduced pressure and water outages.

# water - Monday 21 January, 2019

Poll: Should households which use water excessively be fined? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should households which use water excessively be fined?

The Cabinet is expected to approve the plan tomorrow.

# water - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

# water - Friday 30 November, 2018

Water quality in Irish rivers and lakes is more often getting worse, not better

The results are from a new report by the EPA.

# water - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

How we could be on course for a referendum on water supply

The aim would be to retain public ownership of any company charged with responsibility for the supply of water services

# water - Saturday 27 October, 2018

New EU rules aim to cut down on amount of bottled water people drink

On average, every person in the EU consumes up to 106 litres of bottled water every year.

# water - Friday 28 September, 2018

Irish Water staff made house calls to those reported over hosepipe ban

The utility warned that fines may still be issued over the flouting of the restrictions.

# water - Thursday 13 September, 2018

Doomed water charges policy had 'treacherous basis'

A report on the issue will be launched today at a conference called How (Not) To Do Public Policy.

# water - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Irish Water extends hosepipe ban for 16 counties until the end of September

The Greater Dublin area could face “historic low levels” of water going into winter, the company warned.

# water - Saturday 18 August, 2018

During the drought, some areas were losing half of their water supply because of leaks

While the country faced water restrictions, 50% of water was leaking in some Irish Water schemes.

# water - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Dublin water supply could run out in 70 days

The Poulaphuca Reservoir previously had enough water for 150 days.

# water - Monday 6 August, 2018

European Commission opens case against Ireland over levels of drinking water contamination

Earlier this year Irish Water was fined for delays in carrying out work at six water treatment plans in Donegal to reduce levels.

# water - Friday 27 July, 2018

Hosepipe ban extended until end of August due to 'critical' situation

The most severe conditions continue to be in the east and south of the country.

# water - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Lake of water discovered beneath the surface of Mars

The discovery has led to the eternal question to be asked once more – could there be life on Mars?

# water - Sunday 22 July, 2018

'Nonsensical': Restaurants are fighting an EU bid to mandate free tap water for all

Trade groups believe a European proposal will unfairly burden businesses.

# water - Saturday 21 July, 2018

'It can end in tragedy' - Public warned about jumping into unguarded waters

A group of young people were spotted jumping from a bridge in Dublin’s docklands into the Royal Canal.

# water - Sunday 15 July, 2018

It's raining all over the country - so take extra care if you're driving

Surfaces tend to be greasy and slippery after long dry spells – so let’s be careful out there.

# water - Friday 13 July, 2018

Nationwide Status Yellow drought warning extended into next week

Met Éireann has said there will be small amounts of rainfall at times over the coming days.

# water - Friday 6 July, 2018

Irish Water has received 40 reports of people disobeying the hosepipe ban

Some 81 water schemes are at risk of drought and water restrictions are in place in a further 27 locations.

Poll: Are you making an effort to conserve water? Conservation This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you making an effort to conserve water?

The national hosepipe ban has started.

# water - Thursday 5 July, 2018

# water - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

Nationwide hosepipe ban to kick in from Friday

There has been little or no rain over the last 30 days.

'We're always on rations here': Areas of Cork village left with little or no water during two-week heatwave

“It was the same problem last year – one morning you’d have water, the next day you wouldn’t.”

Streets washed with canal water, buses washed every third night - how services deal with water restrictions

Irish Water is appealing to the public to conserve water where possible.

# water - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Hosepipe ban: There has been fewer than 10 reports of water misuse

Those found in breach of the hosepipe ban could face a fine of €125.

# water - Monday 2 July, 2018

Ten thousand people left without water after main burst in Kerry

The burst main is part of the water supply scheme from Killarney to Tralee.

Poll: Would you report your neighbour for breaking the hosepipe ban? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you report your neighbour for breaking the hosepipe ban?

A hosepipe ban is now in operation in the Greater Dublin Area.

Dublin hosepipe ban in operation and bans in other areas to be announced

Anyone found in breach of the ban could potentially face a fine of €125.

# water - Friday 29 June, 2018

Irish Water set to announce specific bans on water use

In a statement, the company said the announcements would be made “shortly”.

# water - Thursday 28 June, 2018

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.

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