# water - Today’s News
Gifts for all the family this Christmas
# water - Thursday 5 December, 2013
Quinn’s bill comes with five-year punishments for anyone who disrupts a network, but has been criticised by the government.
# water - Tuesday 3 December, 2013
Where a customer fails to pay water charges, Irish Water will have to go to court to enforce payment.
# water - Sunday 1 December, 2013
Latest reports say that the worst injuries were seen in passengers in the first two cars of the train.
# water - Sunday 24 November, 2013
You remember this from The Simpsons, don’t you?
# water - Monday 18 November, 2013
It’ll warm the cockles and mussels of your heart.
# water - Saturday 16 November, 2013
The centre will conduct world-leading research on all aspects of marine renewable energy.
# water - Wednesday 13 November, 2013
The council says they are working on fixing the problem, but that water may be discoloured when it comes back.
# water - Sunday 10 November, 2013
200 tarpaulins, 85 family tents, 10,000 blankets and other basic food and hygiene necessities are also being sent.
# water - Thursday 7 November, 2013
However water pressure will remain low in the evenings over the coming weeks.
TD Brian Stanley published the Health Fluoridation of Water Supplies Bill 2013 in May.
# water - Tuesday 5 November, 2013
Dublin City Engineer Michael Phillips said climate change could have been one of the reasons behind the problem at the water treatment plant.
# water - Monday 4 November, 2013
Councillors heard from the City Engineer at a meeting tonight, the first since restrictions were imposed last week.
Dublin City Council say production has improved but restrictions will remain in place until at least Thursday.
# water - Saturday 2 November, 2013
The Garryhinch Water Project has been long mooted as an alternative and sustainable water supply for the Greater Dublin area.
The council has also increased output from the Wellfield supply.
If this first world country, where rain and green fields are an intrinsic part of the national mythos, can’t provide adequate water to its capital city… what else might the Irish be bad at providing for?
The Restaurants Association of Ireland said that the restrictions are causing a loss to the restaurant industry of €400,000 per day.
# water - Friday 1 November, 2013
Everyone’s talking about a human body part found in Meath, continued water restrictions and a shooting at LAX.
Local councillor, Ruth Coppinger said it is “scandalous” that so much money is being spent on water meteres when there is a need for a serious upgrade in the water network.
It had been hoped water would be running normally by Monday, but Dublin City Council has added three days to the restriction period.
The water shortage is not believed to have affected emergency services last night on what is usually one of the busiest nights of the year for call-outs.
Children lined the stairwell of the flats with more than 40 wooden pallets they collected for a bonfire.
# water - Thursday 31 October, 2013
Everyone’s talking about water restrictions again, unemployment and 48 children who died of thirst.
The minister said the problem is one engineers have never experienced before.
People in Dublin have been warned that their water may look brown, orange or yellow when the supply is switched back on in the morning.
In total, the bodies of 87 migrants – 48 children, 32 women and seven men – were found in dead in the desert.
Thinking of redecorating? Don't leave the kids out!
The water shortage was scheduled to end at 7am this morning, but will be back in place this evening.
# water - Wednesday 30 October, 2013
The fire brigade has two large water tankers that will be available if there is a shortage but this may not be sufficient in the case of a large fire.
Dublin City Council shut off water supplies at 8pm tonight, and will shut them off every night until at least Monday.
The council said restrictions will be in place until at least next Monday.
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# water - Tuesday 29 October, 2013
The restrictions, which will be in place across all Dublin areas, are due to a “serious production problem” at the Ballymore Eustace plant.
# water - Monday 28 October, 2013
Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start this Bank Holiday Monday.
Some residents in the county have been issued with boil water notices every two weeks.
# water - Thursday 24 October, 2013
This Australian water company ad will make you feel pretty foolish.
# water - Saturday 19 October, 2013
The man’s body has still not been recovered after he was seen in the water yesterday evening.
# water - Tuesday 24 September, 2013
Warm weather and increased numbers in the water this summer dramatically increased the need for RNLI volunteer crews.
# water - Tuesday 17 September, 2013
The battery harnesses a special type of microbe to produce electricity by digesting the plant and animal waste dissolved in the wastewater.
# water - Tuesday 10 September, 2013
A second person managed to get out of the water and raised the alarm.
# water - Saturday 7 September, 2013
Anti-fluoride campaigners quote unreliable studies in opposition to water fluoridation, but the real reason we should stop adding it to public water is because it’s unnecessary and a waste of money, writes Craig Connolly.