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Harkin launches septic tank campaign

The inequity which will arise between urban and rural dwellers if a septic tanks inspection charge is implemented is unacceptable and has to be opposed.

Clifden finally gets new water treatment plant

Clifden has finally received confirmation of a new waste water treatment plant to upgrade the town’s sewerage system. The announcement was made on Monday by Phil Hogan, Minister for the Environment, Community, and Local Government.

Inadequacies in Mayo water infrastructure claimed as council calls for continued rationing

Thousands of Mayo people endured hardship during the Christmas period, having no water on account of frozen pipes and then burst water pipes, according to Fine Gael councillor Michelle Mulherin, who stated this week that water infrastructure in the county is clearly inadequate.

New storm water tank given the go ahead at Bachelor’s Walk

A new storm water attenuation tank at Bachelor’s Walk in Ballina was given the go ahead by the elected members this week at the monthly meeting of Ballina Town Council. The new tank was proposed by Fianna Fáil councillor Johnny O’Malley and seconded by Fine Gael councillor Barry McLoughlin following a debate on the potential hazards of effluent getting into the Moy.

Cuddy calls for consultation before final decision on waste water treatment plant

Locating a waste water treatment plant near heavily populated areas in Glenascaul, Oranmore, and Gurran makes no sense and the idea must be re-examined.

New funding announced for Carlow water treatment

Carlow/Kilkenny deputy Mary White, has welcomed the announcement of €354,000 in special funding for water and sewerage works in Carlow.

Carlow businesses adopt green practices

Businesses in Carlow have made a real contribution to green initiatives, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

YouTube reveals city’s problem with blocked drains

All the world can now see Galway’s problem with blocked drains after one resident of the Sean Mulvoy Road posted footage on YouTube following a rain shower last Friday.

Atkins working on two Galway treatment plants

Atkins Ireland, one of the world's leading providers of professional consulting and construction support services, is working with Galway County Council to procure contracts to design and construct two new wastewater treatment plants in Galway. Construction on the plants in Letterfrack and Clonbur has just started and they are expected to be completed by May 2009.

Poop power to be the key to renewable energy

Professor Vincent O’Flaherty, from NUIG is leading research into making energy out of sewage. This research is being funded by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as part of their STRIVE programme.

 

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