"We are each using 24 litres more water each day," Carlow's local authority has said as they urged people to conserve water.
The Council said that in recent times - due to lockdown restrictions - we are each using 24 litres more water each day.
They added: "Let’s work together to #ConserveWater. Place a basin in your sink when rinsing food to collect the water and use it for watering plants."
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