Category Archives: Severe Weather

Road Safety Alert: Orange and Yellow Weather Warnings for Storm Erik

The Road Safety Authority (RSA), is asking road users to exercise caution while using the roads as Met Éireann have issued Orange and Yellow weather warnings for strong winds. An Orange weather warning is in place for Mayo and Galway … Continue reading

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Waterford Cold Weather Initiative

Responding to Rough Sleeping during Cold Weather Given the demands on current emergency homeless services and the growing waiting list to access services and the Rough Sleeper Units, an additional Cold Weather Initiative (CWI) is open in Waterford City. The … Continue reading

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Waterford Cold Weather Initiative

Responding to Rough Sleeping during Cold Weather Given the demands on current emergency homeless services and the growing waiting list to access services and the Rough Sleeper Units, an additional Cold Weather Initiative (CWI) is open in Waterford City. The … Continue reading

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Road Safety Alert: Orange Weather Warning Issued for Storm Callum

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is asking road users to exercise caution while using the roads on Thursday night and Friday morning as Met Éireann has issued an orange weather warning for strong winds for Ireland as Storm Callum approaches. … Continue reading

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Irish Water appeal for water conservation as dry spell increases pressure on supplies

Irish Water is appealing to the public to conserve water as a prolonged dry spell has been predicted by Met Éireann. In several areas around the country where water supplies were already under pressure, warm weather has exacerbated this situation. … Continue reading

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Infographic: Waterford Council’s response to #STORM EMMA

Here is a look at our efforts during #StormEmma, in numbers.  Click on the info graphic to see a larger image: Download this document as PDF

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Severe Weather Update – Monday 5th March, 8:30am

Waterford City and County Council is working to get the City and County open for business. Large areas of the City and County are now accessible and all national and regional roads are now open. There are a small number … Continue reading

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Caution: Speed Ramps damaged

Speed cushions/ramps have been damaged on many roads around the City by ploughs during the snow clearance operations and in some cases may cause a hazard to traffic. We would ask motorists to be particularly careful on roads where there … Continue reading

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Severe Weather Update – Sunday 4th March, 12 noon

Waterford City and County Council is continuing the clearance and recovery efforts following the severe weather during the week. Most national and primary roads are clear (both ways) at this stage although road users must continue to drive with caution … Continue reading

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