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Mayo has highest failure rate of septic tank inspections in the country

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Seventy-eight per cent of septic tanks in Mayo inspected during the period from 2017-2018 failed their inspection, according to the latest report by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This was the hightest failure rate in the country, according to the report, with Roscommon the next highest on 65 per cent and both Leitrim and Wexford having failure rates of 63 per cent.

Hundreds of tonnes of fats removed from city’s Victorian sewer network

Businesses and shoppers in Galway are to benefit from Irish Water upgrade works to one of the oldest sewers in the country. The upgrade will address odour and blockage issues that have resulted in significant disruption for businesses and customers on some of Galway’s busiest streets.

Grants for wells and septic tanks now open to applications - Reape

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Cllr Annie May Reape is advising rural dwellers that the Multi-Annual Rural Water Programme 2019 to 2021, which was launched in February, is now open for applications for funding under a measure eight scheme.

CPOs for Carraroe wastewater plant aim to end ‘unacceptable’ pollution

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The compulsory purchase of land at Carraroe to commence the construction of a much needed wastewater treatment plant by Irish Water gets underway today with the publication of details.

Compost – it’s a state of mind

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As the mucky season is well and truly upon us, what better time to talk about the very best kind of muck – homemade compost?

Canney highlights issue of wastewater treatment plants

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Galway East deputy Seán Canney has this week highlighted the need for Irish Water to take charge of private group wastewater treatment plants throughout the country as the current impasse in terms of such plants is blocking the building of housing in towns all across the country.

National ‘Reuse Month’ set to encourage recycling increase

This reuse month, householders and businesses are being encouraged to reuse more, as less than five percent of disposed items are reused.

Carraroe residents revive their campaign against proposed sewage treatment plant

The local community living near Sruthán Pier in An Cheathrú Rua have revived their campaign to stop a sewage and wastewater treatment plant being located beside the scenic pier.

Weekend closure of beach toilets ‘mind boggling’ says O’Flaherty

A city councillor has slammed as “mind boggling” and “ridiculous”, the closure of toilets on a city beach at weekends — the time when they are most in demand.

Cuddy calls for weekend opening of Rinville Park toilets

Public toilets at Rinville Park, Oranmore, must be opened at weekends to facilitate the large number of visitors during this time, according to Independent county councillor. Jim Cuddy.

 

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