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The importance of staying hydrated

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Here's a question for you - do you think you drink enough water?

Irish Water to begin repair work on Long Walk wastewater infrastructure

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Essential repair works on a malfunctioning wastewater holding chamber at the Long Walk, which has been causing raw effluent to enter the Corrib estuary, will be carried out in May.

Council expect Ballyloughane bathing water to meet ‘basic standard’ soon

Galway City Council officials expect that the bathing water at Ballyloughane beach ‘will meet basic standard’ shortly.

Irish Water progressing with essential works to enhance water supply to homes and businesses in Foxford

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Irish Water, working in partnership with Mayo County Council, is progressing with essential works to enhance the drinking water supply for homes and businesses in Foxford.

Cohesive approach necessary to address persistent Shannon Callows flooding issues

A cohesive and co-ordinated approach is of the essence to ensure maintenance of the River Shannon as flood waters continue to detrimentally impact upon the lives of communities dwelling in close proximity to the waterway.

The last boat to use the canal

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On March 8, 1848, work was started on the Eglinton Canal. The Harbour Commissioners had been anxious to develop the New Dock. There were about 300 boats in the Claddagh and the amount of seaweed landed for manure in the spring of 1845 was 5,000 boat loads, averaging three tons each. The seaweed factory had been moved up to ‘The Iodine’, so the work on the canal was vital. It would allow boats to go from the Claddagh Basin up to the lake, boats from Cong and Maam to get to the sea, and improve the mill-power on the Galway River.

Irish Water issues national water conservation order in a bid to safeguard supply for essential purposes

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Irish Water has confirmed that a National Water Conservation Order commonly referred to as a hosepipe ban has been put in place from Tuesday last June 9 and will stay in place until Tuesday, July 21.

Spewing of raw sewage in prominent area of special conservation condemned

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The spewing of raw sewage in an area of special conservation has been condemned by local Fianna Fáil Councillor, Aengus O’Rourke.

Rising flood waters of grave concern as pathway towards Government creation yet to emerge

We’ll have to take a big gulp and try to think positively. But it is so difficult with all the troubled news around us.

Rising local flood waters continue to cause immense public concern

RONAN FAGAN

 

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