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Galway public reminded to take some simple steps to conserve water

Increased demand as warm weather continues

Uisce Éireann is reminding the public in Galway City and Galway County to be mindful of their water usage as some supplies are experiencing increased demand this weekend as the spell of warm weather continues.

Speaking about the developing situation, Uisce Éireann's Rónan Daly said: "We are appealing to the public in Galway and in particular the City area west of the Corrib, along with Barna, Moycullen and surrounding areas to be mindful of how they use their water at home, as the temperature continues to soar this weekend. We are appealing to customers to help conserve water by not running taps needlessly, taking showers instead of baths and to postpone using dishwashers and washing machines where possible. Further information on water conservation is available on our website at"

The Uisce Éireann customer care helpline is open 24/7 on 1800 278 278 and customers can also contact us on Twitter @IWCare with any queries. For updates please visit our Water Supply Updates section.

Uisce Éireann is responsible for the delivery of all public water and wastewater services in Ireland. We are committed to continuously upgrading and developing critical infrastructure to support the growth needed in housing and across our economy, while protecting the environment and safeguarding water supplies.

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