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Irish Water is set to commence a programme of works to replace 4,200 business water meters in the Galway area during the month of December.
Residents in Sandyvale Lawn are up in arms over the perceived failure of Irish Water to take heed of a report by the Galway City Council on the nature of the area's pipe network, and to inform its workers of the potential dangers when installing water meters in what is a wetland area.
A protest against Irish Water, water charges, water meters, and privatisation, organised by Right2Water Galway, takes place in the Westside area of the city this Saturday, and comes less than a week after a similar protest in Mervue.
The development of the Clifden Sewerage Scheme has taken a significant step forward this week after Minister for the Environment, Phil Hogan, gave the Galway County Council the go-ahead to sign contracts with successful tenderers ensuring that this vitally important project will commence as soon as possible.
The locations of eight Irish Water’s regional offices were announced on Wednesday with Castlebar selected as the regional office for the Connacht/Ulster region; giving a much needed boost to the creation of jobs in the county town.
Fianna Fáil TD Dara Calleary has said households in Co Mayo and across the country should be given the option of getting approved water meters installed themselves, instead of paying the exorbitant fee of €800 over 20 years.
The Killala Sewerage Scheme, Network and Wastewater Treatment Plant contract is included in the Department for the Environment, Community and Local Government’s Water Investment Programme 2010-12.
Locals and representatives in the Clifden area are renewing their call for a long-awaited wastewater treatment plant to be given the green light following an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) report which revealed how a popular beach has failed, six years in a row, to meet basic water quality standards.
Thousands of Mayo people endured hardship during the Christmas period, having no water on account of frozen pipes and then burst water pipes, according to Fine Gael councillor Michelle Mulherin, who stated this week that water infrastructure in the county is clearly inadequate.
Kilkenny County Council is to receive Government funding to assist with the costs of ensuring a quality water supply.