HOUSEHOLDERS have been warned to expect drinking water shortages

Posted by | December 16, 2010 | Blog, News | No Comments

HOUSEHOLDERS have been warned to expect drinking water shortages over the coming days as the thaw sets in.

Despite water mains being buried up to one metre deep, the ground shifts as it thaws, which can cause the pipes to rupture, Dublin city engineer Michael Phillips said yesterday.

More than a dozen local authorities have issued pleas to the public to conserve water as reservoir stocks run low because of unprecedented demand. For full story click link below.

https://www.independent.ie/national-news/fears-burst-pipes-will-lead-to-water-shortages-2450488.html

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