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E coli outbreak at Grattan Beach will not affect Ironman

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The discovery of unacceptably high levels of E coli at Grattan Beach will not affect the upcoming Ironman competition, according to organisers and local councillors who have moved to allay fears over the impact of contamination of the water at the city beach.

Register waste water treatment systems says city council

Starting this week, owners of domestic waste water treatment systems in Galway will be required to register their systems with the Galway City Council.

Green light for €5.8 million Oughterard wastewater and sewerage scheme

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.

Registration fee for septic tanks reduced to €5 for first 3 months

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.

Septic tank protesters take their fight to the Dáil gates

A large group of Connemara protesters took their grievances regarding the introduction of septic tank charges and inspections straight to the gates of the Leinster House yesterday.

More than €200k pencilled in for road improvements in Castlebar

As part of this year’s budget for Castlebar Town Council, due to be agreed by members, more than €200,000 is to be allocated to road improvements in the town with a total of 16 different projects identified for work over the next 12 months.

Kinvara Bay to get long-awaited clean up as €5.2 million treatment plant given go-ahead

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.

Clifden finally gets new water treatment plant

Clifden has finally received confirmation of a new waste water treatment plant to upgrade the town’s sewerage system. The announcement was made on Monday by Phil Hogan, Minister for the Environment, Community, and Local Government.

Westmeath water of excellent quality - EPA report

The latest report on water quality from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has found that Westmeath’s water quality improved from 2008 to 2009.

Westmeath water of excellent quality - EPA report

The latest report on water quality from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has found that Westmeath’s water quality improved from 2008 to 2009.

 

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