Irish Water has announced that a nationwide hosepipe ban will come into effect this week.
This follows a board meeting this afternoon that discussed the ongoing drought conditions.
Irish Water announces nationwide hosepipe ban to come into effect from Friday
— RTÉ News (@rtenews) July 4, 2018
Irish Water is asking people to conserve water in other ways as water sources continue to dry up like Lough Easkey in Co. Sligo.
During long periods without rain, our water sources can start to dry up. These images of the Lough Easkey source in Sligo show how much water levels are decreasing in rivers and lakes across the country. Water is a precious resource #ConserveWater pic.twitter.com/MsfNl7X8JZ
— Irish Water (@IrishWater) July 4, 2018
Forget about washing your cars for a few weeks, lads.