Prime Time on Thursday last - 28th June, reported on the mounting pressure on the public water supply in Dublin.
Demand for water is at such a pitch that some radical suggestions and models for supplementing the Blessington reservoir are getting attention. One is to take seawater and make it consumable but the process is very expensive. Another is to tap into an aquifer that is under Dublin Meath, Kildare. Yet another is to take some water from the Shannon via pipe but locals down there feel that the river will go dry within a decade.
What do ye think of this boys and girls?
By the way, the report mentioned that between the reservoir and your tap, 30% of the supplied water is lost in leakage...