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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 

6 July 2018

Public urged to conserve water as drought conditions continue

Driest June on record since 1850

  • Please conserve water and protect supplies
  • National Water Conservation Order in place
  • Please continue to report all leaks on the public network

4 July 2018

Water Conservation Order (hosepipe ban) now in place nationwide as drought continues

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 July 2018

Public asked to take sustained action to conserve water as drought conditions are increasingly reducing capacity in rivers and lakes

Please report any leaks you see on the public water network

  • Improvements seen in Greater Dublin region
  • Demand on water supplies remains high
  • Please conserve water where possible

1 July 2018

Public urged to continue to conserve water as the demand for water remains too high across the country

Nationwide update on water shortages

  • Weather conditions remain warm and drought is increasing
  • Appeal to the public to report leaks 
  • Demand on water supplies outstripping supply 

29 June 2018

Update on Grandkill Water Restrictions

Emergency water supply arrangements for customers in the Grandkill area 

  • A water standpipe facility in the Granardkill area is now in place
  • Water Standpipe for farm and Business users at rear of Granard  Garda Station
  • Domestic water tankers are located adjacent to Grandkill Old Cemetery

29 June 2018

Customers in Longford urged to conserve water

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

29 June 2018

Irish Water considering all available legal options as last resort to protect water supplies

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

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