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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.
The spewing of raw sewage in an area of special conservation has been condemned by local Fianna Fáil Councillor, Aengus O’Rourke.
Fine Gael General Election candidate for Mayo, Alan Dillon, recently witnessed a sewage leak while canvassing a Lakeshore Drive in Castlebar.
An online petition to reinstate the green at Kinvara Pier has already attracted more than 700 signatures after the green was removed to facilitate the installation of holding tanks for a new sewage treatment facility.
By 2017, raw sewage will no longer be discharged into Kinvara Bay, following completion of a wastewater treatment plant and sewer network for the area, which will cost €5.1 million.
The most recent inspections of septic tanks by the Environmental Protection Agency had revealed that their threat to the country’s drinking water had been substantially exaggerated and paled in significance with the damage being caused by 38 of Ireland’s largest sewage discharge systems that failed to meet treatment standard.
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A new treatment plant costing in the region of €5.2 million could see the end of the wanton pollution of Kinvara Bay which has over many years been subjected to the discharge of more than 60,000 gallons of raw sewage into its watery depths every day.