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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

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

25 June 2018

Irish Water appeals to the public to conserve water as prolonged dry spell increases pressure on water supplies

Increased demand and extreme weather conditions causing levels in rivers and lakes to drop significantly

  • Avoid using a hose to water the garden or wash your car
  • Keep paddling pools very shallow if they are being used
  • Take shorter showers rather than baths

21 June 2018

Farmers urged to use best practice when spraying pesticides following MCPA detections in drinking water across the country

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

13 June 2018

EPA recognises Irish Water’s progress in delivering safe clean drinking water to communities across the country in annual Drinking Water Report

Irish Water supplies drinking water for over 80% of the population

  • Investment of €2 billion to improve drinking water quality
  • In 2017 public water supplies were 99% compliant
  • Much more remains to be done

8 June 2018

Update on water restriction in Dunkerrin, Co. Offaly

Next restriction Saturday 9 June 11pm to 6am Sunday morning

  • Every effort to save water contributes to maintaining supplies 
  • Customers asked to report any leaks they see on public network
  • The situation will be reviewed on an ongoing basis

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