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Eighth detection of pesticides in Newport water supply in two years

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Another exceedance for the pesticide MCPA has been detected in the public drinking water supply in Newport. This is the eighth detection for MCPA and Glyphosate in this catchment in the last two years and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has put Newport on its priority list as a result.

Survey shows changing attitudes to pesticide use in Mayo - NFGWS

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Most householders that currently use pesticides are prepared to rethink their use in order to protect the environment, according to the National Federation of Group Water Schemes (NFGWS).

15 pesticide exceedances in Newport and Louisburgh drinking water supplies in '19 and '20

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Fifteen exceedance for the pesticides MCPA and glyphosate were detected in the public drinking water supplies in Louisburgh and Newport in 2019 and 2020.

Pesticides detected in Louisburgh drinking water supply

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An exceedance for the pesticide, MCPA, has been detected in the public drinking water supply in Louisburgh.

Pesticide exceedances and detections continue in Mayo

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Great care must always be taken to protect drinking water supplies wherever pesticide use is considered necessary, particularly if using products for grassland weed control containing substances such as MCPA, Glyphosate, fluroxypyr and 2,4-D.

Six agencies join forces in Mayo to resolve Newport pesticide issue

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Irish Water has joined forces with six other agencies in Mayo to try to find solutions to an ongoing problem with pesticide exceedances in the Newport public water supply.

Pesticide exceedances on the rise in Mayo

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Exceedances in pesticides are on the increase across Mayo with exceedances detected during 2018 in the Westport Public Water Supply, Newport Water Supply Scheme, Louisburgh Water Supply Scheme and Kiltimagh Water Supply Scheme.

Farmers urged to use best practice when spraying pesticides

Exceedances in pesticides have been detected in drinking water sources in Mayo and as a result Irish Water working in partnership with Mayo County Council and the National Pesticides and Drinking Water Action Group (NPDWAG) is appealing to farmers and other users of pesticides to follow the guidelines when applying these substances to their lands.

 

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