WATCH: Night-time Water Restrictions Confirmed For Four Counties

Water pressure will be reduced between midnight and 5 am

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People in Dublin, Kildare, Wicklow and parts of Meath will have their water turned off between midnight and 5 am, Irish Water has confirmed.

Irish Water has said it is working with councils to determine how long the water restrictions can remain in place.

The company has also said that while daytime restrictions are a possibility, there are no plans to enforce them yet.

The entire country is currently under a hosepipe ban while drought conditions persist.

Despite the predicted rain, Met Éireann says it will do little to alleviate the effects of the drought.

Chartered Engineer and water conservation expert, Kate Gannon, explains the need for water restrictions

No sun + water restrictions = zero craic.

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