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# cryptosporidium - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

Water treatment 'not sufficient' to manage Cryptosporidium risks at Leixlip plant, says EPA

The EPA says the level of treatment at Leixlip is not sufficient to manage the risk posed by the River Liffey source water.

# cryptosporidium - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Rise in presence of faecal parasite in Irish water supplies in 2018 EPA

Rise in presence of faecal parasite in Irish water supplies in 2018

The EPA has seen detections of Cryptosporidium in 25 public water supplies in 2018, up from 17 in 2017

# cryptosporidium - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

Boil water notice lifted for almost 50,000 people in Mayo

It affected several areas including Castlebar, Westport and Claremorris.

# cryptosporidium - Saturday 3 September, 2016

Up to 50,000 people hit by boil water notice in Mayo

Castlebar, Claremorris and Westport are all affected.

# cryptosporidium - Thursday 7 May, 2015

There's a boil notice in Enda Kenny's very own constituency

The local council said that drinking water is a potential source of the disease.

# cryptosporidium - Sunday 22 February, 2015

Some Irish areas have been on boiled water notice for over six years

The EPA thinks Irish Water should act more quickly.

# cryptosporidium - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Boil water notice issued in Roscommon due to gut infection outbreak

The council said most healthy people will recover quickly from the infection but those with poor immune systems could become severely ill.

# cryptosporidium - Thursday 16 May, 2013

New boil water notice in Roscommon due to cryptosporidiosis outbreak

The outbreak means that consumers must boil domestic water before using it to prevent illness.

# cryptosporidium - Friday 16 March, 2012

The 9 at 9: Friday

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