Irish Water

777 results

Shane Kenny on Achill this week.

Former RTÉ broadcaster Shane Kenny has said he has no doubt aluminium contamination of the water supply on Achill Island in Co Mayo triggered an acute(...)

Irish Water has confirmed it is investigating complaints from the public about a strange taste or smell from drinking water in parts of Dublin. File photograph: Getty Images

Irish Water has confirmed it is investigating complaints from the public about a strange taste or smell from drinking water in parts of Dublin, but as(...)

Dooagh, Achill Island, Co Mayo, where a “do not consume” water supplies notice is in place. File photograph: Getty

The “do not consume” notice for water on Achill Island and some parts of the Co Mayo mainland was introduced due to a swell in numbers from people on (...)

The Shannon pipeline will abstract water from the lower River Shannon at the Parteen Basin in Co Tipperary, with water treatment at the nearby village of Birdhill.  Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The cost of a major pipeline project aimed at increasing water supply to the Greater Dublin Area is “likely to exceed” the estimated €1.3 billion cite(...)

Irish Water

The latest report card on Irish Water highlights a range of failures and presents further evidence that Ireland has a water supply network that is far(...)

Irish Water: the obvious solution to funding shortfalls is metering but this is unlikely to happen for quite some time

The Environmental Protection Agency’s assessment of the Irish water system last week found that 1.1 million people in the State are served by treatmen(...)

Households found to be in breach of the ban can be fined €125. Photograph: iStock

Irish Water did not issue a single fine to households for breaching the previous hosepipe ban introduced during the summer of 2018. The water utility(...)

Bohernabreena reservoir in Dublin where water levels are low following the driest spring on record. Photograph: PA

The ongoing drought across much of Ireland and the introduction of a hosepipe ban on June 9th – the second in less than two years – has brought renewe(...)

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(...)

Vartry Reservoir water treatment works in Co Wicklow. Water supplies for the greater Dublin area have dropped dramatically during the ‘driest spring since 1837’. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Hosepipe bans will become increasingly regular until Irish Water grasps the “nettle” of leakage from decaying pipes in Dublin city, a climate expert h(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • Next
  • Last »