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EPA drinking water report shows improvements for Mayo

The quality of drinking water in Mayo has improved according to a report recently released by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The report shows that water in Mayo achieved 100 per cent compliance in microbiological parameters which is the same as it was in 2010, and 99.3 per cent compliance with chemical parameters which is an increase in quality compared with 98.9 per cent in 2010.

Bee Green offers unique non-toxic drycleaning service

Bee Green in Belmullet, Castlebar, Westport and Briarhill, Galway offers a unique drycleaning service. Having your garments cared for by Bee Green ensures that no toxic chemicals are used in cleaning therefore it is better for your health and the environment we all share.

Galway is high risk for septic tank inspections

Galway has been designated one of the top high risk areas “in need of greatest protection” by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) which has launched its national plan for septic tank and waste water treatment system inspections and procedures.

£400,000 cash injection for Kilbeggan resurrects old tensions 

Kilbeggan residents received a rare bit of good news recently when it was announced the council is to spend €400,000 to upgrade the town’s sewage treatment plant.

€400k cash injection for Kilbeggan resurrects old tensions

Kilbeggan residents received a rare bit of good news recently when it was announced the council is to spend €400,000 to upgrade the town’s sewage treatment plant.

Barna Waste composting centre to create ten jobs

Barna Waste has announced the planned opening of its regional composting centre at the Headford Road with the creation of 10 jobs. The new €6 million facility is the largest composting site in Connacht and is authorised to cater for up to 40,000 tonnes of waste annually. Initial weekly volumes of brown bin waste handled on site will be the equivalent of composting the annual food waste produced by a town of 4,000 inhabitants.

New campaign urges consumers to check the dates and cut food waste

New research by safefood for its Cut Food Waste campaign has revealed that 32 per cent of consumers believe ‘best before’ and ‘use by’ dates on food labels mean the same thing. The research also revealed that 44 per cent of consumers know there is a difference between the two but are unsure which is which.

Woodford to get new sewerage treatment system

Six acres of land have been purchased by the Galway County Council for the provision of a new sewerage treatment system at Woodford in the south of the county.

Green roadshow heads west to help businesses cut costs

Galway businesses will be given a helping hand to reduce costs and improve resources at a free roadshow in Galway on November 1.

Septic tank fiasco must be addressed immediately, says Conway-Walsh

The revelation in the past week, by the EPA, that those who have not registered their septic tanks are those most likely to be inspected exposes the septic tank debacle as nothing more than a rural tax according to Sinn Féin Councillor Rose Conway-Walsh.


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