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6 September 2018

Pesticide exceedances on the rise in Cavan – farmers and other users urged to use best practice when spraying

It is imperative that pesticide users are mindful of best practice when spraying lands

  • Drinking water supplies vulnerable to contamination
  • Detections of pesticides found in drinking water
  • The pesticide MCPA is the main offender

3 September 2018

Water Conservation Order (Hosepipe Ban) extended in some areas until 30 September to safeguard water supplies

Water Conservation Order remains in place in the following counties:

  • Dublin, Louth, Meath, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois
  • Offaly, Westmeath, Carlow, Wicklow, Wexford
  • Waterford, Cork, Kerry, Limerick and Tipperary

28 August 2018

Limerick customers asked to continue to conserve water

Water supplies remain under pressure due to extended dry spell

  • Water levels throughout Limerick have continued to fall
  • Increased frequency of water supply interruptions
  • Please report all leaks on the public network

28 August 2018

Repairs are currently being carried out on burst pipe in Foynes

Water supply should now be restored to most customers

  • Rerouting water around the network 
  • Customer care helpline 1850 278 278
  • Visit Water Supply Updates page for more

24 August 2018

National Leakage Reduction has helped saved €3.5million litres of treated water in Limerick city

Project has secured a more reliable water supply for homes and businesses

  • 100 valves along the public network has been replaced
  • 3km of aged and problematic water mains have been replaced
  • Customers can contact 1850 278 278 for queries

3 August 2018

Leakage reduction project underway in Hospital Co. Limerick

The project will replace 1.9km of water mains

  • Project to be completed by the end of September
  • Works to be limited to short sections to minimise impact on customers
  • Customer can contact 1850 278 278 for queries

3 August 2018

Reminder to continue to conserve water in Limerick

Demand for water is outstripping supplies as warm weather continues

  • Please continue to report all leaks on the public network
  • Urgent need to preserve our scarce water resources
  • Every effort you make at home or at work will help

2 August 2018

Research shows over 50% of those surveyed underestimate daily usage by half

The average person uses 129 litres of water a day   

  • 56% believe they use less than 50 litres per day
  • 34% believe they use between 51 and 200 litres per day
  • 10% believe they use over 200 litres per day

27 July 2018

Extension confirmed for duration of Water Conservation Order and continuance of water pressure reductions in the Greater Dublin Area

Water supply situation will remain critical up to and possibly beyond mid-August. 

  • Rainfall will not be at a level to assist recovery of raw water sources
  • Water Conservation Order extended to 31 August
  • Continuance of GDA water restrictions for further 2 weeks

20 July 2018

Continued urge for homes and businesses to conserve water despite change in weather

Water supplies under pressure due to drought conditions

  • It will take sustained rainfall to replenish raw water levels
  • Please continue to conserve water where possible
  • Report any leaks you see on the public network 

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