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A new storm water attenuation tank at Bachelor’s Walk in Ballina was given the go ahead by the elected members this week at the monthly meeting of Ballina Town Council. The new tank was proposed by Fianna Fáil councillor Johnny O’Malley and seconded by Fine Gael councillor Barry McLoughlin following a debate on the potential hazards of effluent getting into the Moy.
Locating a waste water treatment plant near heavily populated areas in Glenascaul, Oranmore, and Gurran makes no sense and the idea must be re-examined.
Kilkenny County Council is to receive Government funding to assist with the costs of ensuring a quality water supply.
The Galway city and county councils will benefit from from part of a major new fund to assist local authorities throughout the State.
Carlow/Kilkenny deputy Mary White, has welcomed the announcement of €354,000 in special funding for water and sewerage works in Carlow.
The Galway City Council and the HSE have advised residents of Old Mervue not to drink tap water and informed the rest of the city on the precautionary measures which must be taken to deal with the latest with water crisis.
Atkins Ireland, one of the world's leading providers of professional consulting and construction support services, is working with Galway County Council to procure contracts to design and construct two new wastewater treatment plants in Galway. Construction on the plants in Letterfrack and Clonbur has just started and they are expected to be completed by May 2009.
All the world can now see Galway’s problem with blocked drains after one resident of the Sean Mulvoy Road posted footage on YouTube following a rain shower last Friday.
Last week’s EPA report on water quality confirmed the “excellent” quality of Westmeath’s water supplies, according to county manager Dan McLoughlin.
Westmeath County Council has moved to reassure the people of Mullingar that their water is safe to drink, following public concern about a ‘musty’ taste and odour coming from the local supply.