Prospecting In Siberia?

Nope, the photo below is from the drilling rig off Dun Laoghaire Harbour, taken this afternoon…! I think office-based work has a certain appeal for the next few days…

Update on Water Situation – 19/12/10

Night time restrictions on water supply to remain for Sunday 19th December Dublin City Council wishes to advise customers that overnight restrictions to the City’s water supply will continue in operation  this evening  from 7.00 pm to 7.00 am on Monday 20th December.

Update On Water Supply – Wednesday 15/12 4pm

Dear Councillor, The situation as of last night (Tue 13th) was production 550.5Mld and demand 548.9Mld a net gain of 1.6Mld. There is still pressure on production as we are doing some cleaning of beds in Roundwood. We have reviewed the situation again today and being cognisant of requests for alteration of the regime to […]

Update on Water Supply Situation – 12/12/10

Dear Councillor,  I set out hereunder a further update on the water supply situation,  today – 12/12/2010.  Production last night was 557Mld. However, demand was 555Mld. As we have not made the progress we had hoped for, the restrictions will remain in place from 7pm tonight to 7am tomorrow morning. A decision will be made tomorrow […]

Update on Water Supply Situation – 12 noon, Friday 10/12

Dear Councillor, I wish to refer to my email yesterday and set out hereunder a further update on the water supply situation. Demand at 557Mld was exactly the same as supply last night. While the situation has stabilised we have not made any progress on improving storage. As I pointed put yesterday the thaw over […]

Water Restrictions – Effective This Evening

Water Supply Update 7th December 2010 Due to a huge increase in demand for water in the past week, all areas will have their supply restricted, particularly over the next three nights, (Tuesday 7th, Wednesday 8th, Thursday 9th) from 7pm to 7am. Dublin City Council is appealing to consumers in the Dublin Region to reduce their […]

Donnycarney/Beaumont – Update on Wad Flood Alleviation

Update from DCC Flood Defence Unit Engineers on flood protection design for the river Wad; in summary, progress is quite slow as (a) residents in Clanmoyle want an underground culvert option and (b) the number of other stakeholders involved (Golf Club and Iarnrod Eireann) means it will take time to agree everything.