Tom Cuddy

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“As demand increases we are appealing to the public to redouble their efforts in conserving water in the home, in the garden, at work and on the farm, especially during the busy months of July and August.” File photograph: iStock

Night-time water restrictions and urgent appeals for conservation have been introduced in a number of locations as the hot weather gives rise to incre(...)

Vartry reservoir in Co Wicklow. Irish Water is meeting the OPW, the Department of Housing and Met Éireann to review the current hosepipe ban. Irish Water said the “exceptional situation” had been alleviated only slightly by rainfall of the last three weeks. Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA

A significant reduction in work planned by Irish Water to remove potentially harmful lead from public supply connections means it could take until 208(...)

Irish Water operations support manager Tom Cuddy working from home in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The temperature was edging towards 26 degrees, on a day of glorious sunshine in late May without a drop of rain, and many families were out in their b(...)

Actions to conserve water that are recommended include turning off the tap when brushing teeth and shaving, and keeping a jug of water in the fridge instead of running the cold tap.

Irish Water has warned that there is a narrowing gap between supply and demand in the system for the greater Dublin area. On Wednesday Irish Water a(...)