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Saturday 10 December 2016

How councils are coping

Published 03/01/2011 | 05:00

A list of measures the councils are taking to combat the water problem

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Dublin City Council

Severe restrictions to remain over coming days. Restrictions from 6pm tonight to 7am tomorrow and 7pm tomorrow until 7am Wednesday.

Dun Laoghaire/Rathdown

More severe pressure restrictions until noon today. Further restrictions over coming days.

Fingal

Situation improving slowly but restrictions remain in place in many areas at night, while parts of St Margaret's/Leas Cross still have no supply.

South Dublin

All water turned back on.

Cork

Water restored in almost all areas.

Cavan

Fewer areas without supply, but tankers still available.

Clare

Restrictions ongoing in a number of areas, especially in east; expected to continue into middle of week.

Carlow

No update available.

Donegal

Some restrictions will continue as demand continues to outstrip supply, but improving.

Galway

Night restrictions to continue in the east of the county; 100 houses still without supply.

Kildare

Restrictions until 10am this morning in many areas and in place again tonight.

Kilkenny

No planned restrictions.

Kerry

Full supply almost everywhere.

Laois

Supply restored almost everywhere; some restrictions.

Limerick

Situation improving but restrictions to continue in some areas.

Leitrim

Situation has greatly improved but restrictions at night to continue in some areas.

Louth

More than 97pc of services fully restored.

Longford

Situation still critical in areas with lengthy restrictions over the weekend.

Meath

Water restored across county.

Mayo

Situation has improved greatly with problems remaining only in Achill and Kiltimagh.

Monaghan

Supply restored in most areas.

Offaly

No restrictions planned.

Roscommon

All water services expected to be provided as normal.

Sligo

Ongoing restrictions to remain in many areas into middle of the week, with shutdowns possible.

Tipperary

Restrictions remain, with south of the county worst affected.

Waterford

Overnight restrictions in some areas, but improving.

Wexford

Restrictions remain in a significant number of areas.

Westmeath

Crews working on burst mains in Athlone yesterday while some restrictions remain.

Wicklow

Restrictions likely to remain into middle of week.

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