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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.

Has Ballyloughane beach been needlessly closed for six years, asks O'Flaherty

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Independent Councillor Terry O’Flaherty has demanded answers from The Environmental Protection Agency, after she claimed an analysis of water quality test results showed that Ballyloughane Beach had needlessly suffered six years of swimming bans.

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Four Galway city beaches water quality deemed safe for swimming

Galway city beaches get thumbs up from the EPA

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The quality of the water at all four designated bathing areas in Galway city - Salthill, Silverstrand, Grattan Road, and Ballyloughane - has been given a positive report for the 2021 season.

Long Walk works will reduce presence of wet wipes, says Irish Water

Irish Water working in partnership with the Galway City Council has commenced remedial works at the Long Walk which will improve water quality in the area, provide environmental benefits, and reduce the presence of wet wipes along the River Corrib.

New advocacy group imagines a healthier, more liveable city

In March 2020, a sudden halt to our daily routines encouraged us to explore and reexamine our local areas. Over the last year, our lives have been transformed, yet in many ways we are in the same position as we were one year ago. The public’s mental health and fortitude is waning, many businesses are struggling or have shut their doors, and there is a strong desire to reconnect with family and friends in a safe way. Recent figures showed that in 2021, only 0.1% of Covid-19 cases in Ireland were linked to outdoor transmission, underlining the importance of reconnecting with friends and family outdoors over the coming months.

Achill boil water notice remains in place while network is flushed and works are commissioned

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Irish Water and Mayo County Council would like to remind customers supplied by the Achill Pubic Water Supply, including group water schemes, that the boil water notice issued on the supply on February 1 to accommodate the next phase of the planned works at the Achill Water Treatment Plant, is still in place.

Galway urgently needs a bigger, expanded, sewage treatment system

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“This expert-led report, Expanding Ireland’s Marine Protected Area Network, comes at a critical time for Ireland. Decades of poor planning and under investment in our marine and coastal areas have resulted in unsustainable outcomes for our marine environment and the coastal communities that depend on it.”

Council expect Ballyloughane bathing water to meet ‘basic standard’ soon

Galway City Council officials expect that the bathing water at Ballyloughane beach ‘will meet basic standard’ shortly.

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