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Water Services Act 2007 Public Notice

WATER SERVICES ACT, 2007 - Section 56

KILDARE COUNTY COUNCIL (hereinafter referred to as “the council”) as the Local Authority and Water Services Authority for the County of Kildare being of the opinion that a serious deficiency of water available for distribution exists or is likely to exist in all of its functional area HEREBY GIVES NOTICE of its intention to make an order under Section 56(16) of the Water Services Act, 2007 (hereinafter referred to as “the Act”) prohibiting the use of any water supplied by it for a period of three (3) weeks commencing at midnight on Thursday 21 January 2010 and ending at midnight on Thursday 11 February 2010 and:-

(a) drawn through a hosepipe or similar apparatus for the purpose of-

(i) watering a garden;
(ii) watering recreational parks or sports grounds, either generally or any particular type of such park or ground,
(iii) irrigating or spraying crops, either generally or any particular type of crop, or
(iv) washing a mechanically propelled vehicle or a trailer,

(b) used for the provision of a commercial washing service for a vehicle or trailer, or

(c) used for filling or replenishing a swimming pool, artificial pond, lake or similar application.

Any person who contravenes an order under made under Section 56(16) of the Act commits an offence and is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding €5,000.

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