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Moyola Park residents face water contamination for second time

Residents in Moyola Park were instructed not to use the water this week following the discovery of kerosene in tap water. This is the second time this year that the fuel has contaminated tap water in the Newcastle estate.

Excellent Mayo bathing waters

All 15 of the beaches in Mayo that are monitored by the Environmental Protection Agency have successfully met the new, stricter, European water quality standards.

Two Galway rivers show less than good compliance in new water standard survey

Waters in Clarinbridgge and Kilcolgan rivers were one of three in the west that have displayed less than good compliance with water quality standards.

Athlone start-up wins Sustainable Energy Innovation Award

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Athlone company OxyMem has been named winner of the Innovation Award for its ‘compelling breakthrough’ technology in wastewater treatment at the 11th annual Sustainable Energy Awards. The Sustainable Energy Awards, which reward excellence in energy management, is hosted by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) and sponsored by Electric Ireland.

Bathing ban lifted at Lilliput

 

Mayo man shortlisted for innovation award

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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.

Council welcomes septic tank grant scheme

Westmeath County Council manager, Barry Kehoe, has expressed his gratitude for the 11,047 septic tank registrations that have been received in Westmeath, representing 90 per cent of owners.

Local TD encourages householders to register septic tank before February 1

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.

Septic tank grant scheme welcomed

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.

Get the best from your water system with Burke Water Systems

Are you building a new house or in need of an upgrade? Look no further than Burke Water Systems, which has the latest European standard certification which is now a legal requirement for all septic tanks.

 

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