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Water Conservation Measures To Be Extended And Toughened Says Irish Water

By Jen

July 26, 2018 at 11:19am


It looks like the national hosepipe ban will be extended with harsher measures implemented in an effort to tackle the ongoing drought.

The current ban is due to last until July 31st, but Irish Water says it's likely to be extended.

According to, the utility company also said that the public could not afford to be lax in their efforts to conserve water as the drought continues.

A spokesperson for Irish Water said, "Just because outages are being avoided, it may give the impression that the current position is less than critical.

But, the "most likely scenario" going forward will include more serious restrictions which everyone will notice.

Currently, there is a nationwide hosepipe ban as well as reduced pressure between 12 pm - 5 am in four counties.

This is gonna be zero craic.

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