Search Results for 'Sanitation'
55 results found.
Both Galway city centre and Ballybane were deemed to be ‘moderately littered’ in the latest survey by Irish Business Against Litter (IBAL), though both areas have improved in the national ranking of 37 towns and cities.
In its recent publication, Wastewater Treatment in Galway, An Taisce reminded us that until the wastewater treatment plant on Mutton Island came into operation in 2004, this city had historically allowed 6,000,000 litres of untreated raw sewage a day to flow out into Galway Bay, a Special Area of Conservation.
Sewer trucks, having to take away excess water "at all hours of the day and night" from the "overworked" Barna sewerage plant, has highlighted the need for the plant to be given a major overhaul.
As Athlone continues to develop and enhance from an economic and population perspective, Town Mayor, Cllr. Aengus O’Rourke, has noted the urgent need to address and rectify the waste water and sewage infrastructure within the growth town.
Raw sewage that was being discharged to the environment untreated in Mayo has been stopped - following a €19 million investment in wastewater infrastructure by Irish Water in partnership with Mayo County Council.
Irish Water, working in partnership with Mayo County Council, will commence operation of a new wastewater treatment plant in the coming weeks to stop the discharge of untreated wastewater being discharged into Killala Bay.
Deputy Sean Canney has received confirmation that Irish Water are still awaiting the final report on the site selection process for the Regional Sludge Hub which will be published toward the end of the year.
Fianna Fail Achill based Cllr Paul McNamara has queried why a high number of sceptic tanks in the area are failing their inspections.
The ISCC is highlighting the urgent need for all businesses and public amenities to support people living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease, by allowing those presenting the ISCC “No Waiting” card - access to public toilets, while still abiding by public health guidance.
The spewing of raw sewage in an area of special conservation has been condemned by local Fianna Fáil Councillor, Aengus O’Rourke.