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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.
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.
Construction of the new Oughterard Wastewater Treatment Plant will commence on Monday after the official sod turning ceremony to be undertaken by Sean Kyne TD, Minister of State for Gaeltacht Affairs and Natural Resources.
More than 1,000 local people to benefit from Irish Water’s new €9 million wastewater treatment plant in Belmullet
Irish Water, Ireland’s national water utility responsible for providing and developing water and wastewater services throughout Ireland, today began construction on a new €9 million wastewater treatment plant in Belmullet, Co Mayo, which will benefit more than 1,000 local people and visitors to the area.
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.
Crossmolina man, Dr Eoin Syron was this week shortlisted for the Irish Times Inter Trade Ireland Innovation Awards. Syron and his colleagues in OxyMem, who are based in Athlone, picked up the nomination. OxyMem is a breakthrough technology for wastewater aeration. Up to now the aeration process has relied on forced, or bubble aeration to deliver oxygen to the bacteria that break down the wastewater. OxyMem doesn’t rely on a bubble to deliver oxygen; instead use a gas permeable membrane to deliver oxygen directly to the micro-organisms. This allows OxyMem to deliver oxygen far more efficiently than conventional technologies. OxyMem is typically four times more energy efficient than best in class solution available today.
Starting this week, owners of domestic waste water treatment systems in Galway will be required to register their systems with the Galway City Council.
The long-awaited €5.8 million Oughterard wastewater and sewerage scheme has finally been given the green light with hopes that it will allay concern for the local environment and see an end to impediments to further development in the area.
The Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government Phil Hogan set out the Government’s proposals for the registration and inspection of septic tanks earlier this week with good news for those who intend registering their tanks on time.