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Fisheries Board appeals for vigilance following fish kills

Recently three fish kills occurred across the region, which are an indication of the current sensitivity of fish due to the low water levels and elevated water temperatures which make fish very vulnerable to any discharges to watercourses or siltation arising from riverside works. The North Western Regional Fisheries Board is therefore appealing for vigilance from the public in relation to fish kills.

Pair prosecuted for illegal fishing

Two Ukranian men have been prosecuted for offences under the Fisheries Act.  

Future water charges hang heavy over Kilkenny residents

At this month’s meeting of Kilkenny County Council, members were presented with an assessment of needs in relation to the water services capital programme and it was clear that although urgent works are required funding is posing a problem for the local authority.

County council fined for Clonbur sewage works pollution

The Western Regional Fisheries Board chief executive has called for the vital replacement of outdated sewage plants across the region. His comments came following the board’s successful prosecution of Galway County Council for ongoing and persistant water pollution problems at Clonbur sewage treatment works.

County Council convicted for sewage leak into river

Mayo County Council were convicted and fined at Castlebar District Court this week after summonses were issued by another government body against them. Under the Fisheries Act, the North Western Regional Fisheries Board brought proceedings against the council after deleterious waste matter was permitted to fall into the Castlebar River in January of this year. Mayo County Council pleaded guilty to the summons for the offence on January 24 of this year.

 

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