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The role of Westmeath County Council in the inspection of septic tanks “has yet to be clarified”, according to a council official; however he is satisfied the rules as laid down by the Department of the Environment on this are sufficient.
The deadline for the registration of septic tanks must be extended beyond Friday February 1 as the public is still not clear what inspection standards will apply.
Westmeath TD Nicky McFadden has asked homeowners to register their septic tanks before the deadline of February 1 to ensure they will be eligible to apply for a remediation grant if necessary.
Mayo Fine Gael TD John O'Mahony has urged septic tank owners in Mayo to make sure they have registered their systems before the deadline of February 1 to ensure they will be eligible to apply for a remediation grant if necessary.
Grants of up to €4,000 will be made available to householders who need to upgrade their treatment systems and septic tanks under a new scheme announced by the Government.
Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Michael Ring has welcomed the announcement from the Minister of the Environment, Phil Hogan, to provide a grant scheme to provide financial assistance to households whose septic tanks and other domestic waste water treatment systems require remediation or upgrading following inspection under the Water Services (Amendment) Act 2012.
Less than 40 per cent of the homes with septic tanks in Mayo have registered their tanks according to figures given out this week. At a reconvened meeting of the Water Supply and Sewerage SPC of Mayo County Council on Wednesday (the previous meeting was suspended as there was no quorum) the members were given an up to date break down of the figures.
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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Members of Mayo County Council have questioned costs relating to the imposition of septic tank charges.