Irish Water warns of more water shortages ahead due to climate change

Last summer, water restrictions were imposed due to a drought which saw water levels in reservoirs drop to very low levels and put 100 water supplies at risk

13th June, 2019

Irish Water has warned the government about the danger of future water shortages due to climate change.

Last summer, water restrictions were imposed due to a drought which saw water levels in reservoirs drop to very low levels and put 100 water supplies at risk.

In a meeting with Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy last April, Irish Water predicted that water flows could drop by up to 30 per cent in the summer and autumn by...

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