Severe water shortages could see tanker deliveries in Dublin

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy said the government and Irish Water are now planning for the worst-case scenario, revealing this would involve a rolling water tanker programme in the capital

22nd July, 2018
Eoghan Murphy

Severe water shortages could see a drastic rollout of large tankers across Dublin unless there is a sustained spell of rainfall within the next eight weeks, the Minister for Housing has warned.

Eoghan Murphy said the government and Irish Water are now planning for the worst-case scenario, revealing this would involve a rolling water tanker programme in the capital, such as that employed when water has been completely cut off in certain areas.

“In which...

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