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Hot spell prompts water saving tips for Clare

WITH the first indications of a hot summer popping up this week, Clare County Council has issued some water conservation tips. In partnership with Irish Water, the Council is urging the public to conserve water to ensure a consistent supply for all, especially at a time when that supply comes under more pressure. The utility is predicting an increase in domestic and commercial demand for water over the coming months and customers are asked to take some simple measures to conserve water in their homes, their businesses and on their farms. Small changes can have lasting results, says Irish Water. Examples from the bathroom include taking a shorter shower, which can save up to 10 litres of water per minute. Or, just turning off the tap wile brushing your teeth or shaving, can save up to six litres of water per minute. Fixing dripping taps or leaking toilets in your home is another way of saving water. And excess collected …

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Day-long disruption to Clare communities’ water supply

ESSENTIAL water network improvement work may cause supply disruption in Miltown Malbay-Mullagh area in the coming weeks with substantial works scheduled for this Wednesday. Irish Water, working in partnership with Clare County Council, is carrying out water main improvement work between Mullagh and Milltown Malbay. In order to progress this essential work, there may be disruption to water supplies in the area this Wednesday, June 9 from 10am to 10pm and Wednesday, June 16, from 10am to 4pm. These works will impact water supply primarily to Milltown Malbay village but will also impact on Spanish Point and surrounding areas. These works may also impact on all group schemes fed from the supply including Rinnen and Glendine schemes. The map pictured outlines areas where consumers will be affected. Given the volume of tie-in connection works required on June 9 and a planned water outage from 10am to 10 pm, customers within the areas marked both red and green will more than …

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