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#Waste Water

# waste-water - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Raw sewage from 77,000 people in Ireland flowing into environment every day

Ireland needs “substantial” investment in waste water treatment, the EPA report said.

# waste-water - Friday 10 November, 2017

Irish Water proposes recycling waste water for drinking supply to prevent shortages

The proposal is included within the National Water Resources Plan.

# waste-water - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

Untreated raw sewage from the equivalent of 120,000 people is being pumped into Irish waters

The Environmental Protection Agency said serious investment is needed.

# waste-water - Monday 12 June, 2017

'We know it rains in Ireland. It's just not on': Emergency motion on Sandymount bathing ban

A similar bathing ban has been lifted at Dollymount after raw sewage washed up on the beach.

# waste-water - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Irish Water guilty of sewage pollution at four plants across the country

Tests of the discharge showed excessive emissions of ammonia as well as phosphorus.

# waste-water - Thursday 24 November, 2016

Raw sewage is being pumped out in 43 areas across the country, says EPA

Waste water discharges contributed to poor quality water at six popular beaches.

# waste-water - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Bill Gates is helping to turn poo into drinking water - and even drank some himself

Like a science-pioneering, life-saving magician.

# waste-water - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Caught in the act: People are shaming their neighbours for wasting water Drought Shaming This post contains a poll

Caught in the act: People are shaming their neighbours for wasting water

People are videoing people wasting water and posting it online.

# waste-water - Monday 28 July, 2014

Rank smell plagues Donegal estate as raw sewage runs down main road

The problem has persisted for over five years but the county council says it can’t do much about it yet.

# waste-water - Monday 7 July, 2014

Could septic tanks be a thing of the past?

106 households in North Kildare will take part in the largest private group sewage scheme in Ireland.

# waste-water - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

Septic tank registrations pass one-in-four mark before €5 deadline

Over 20,000 homes which are eligible for mandatory inspections have signed up in the last few days, but overall interest remains low.

# waste-water - Thursday 1 March, 2012

Submissions sought on septic tank regulation guidelines

The guidelines for septic tank regulation have been published by Minister Phil Hogan today. Submissions on the guidlines are now being sought.

# waste-water - Thursday 16 February, 2012

Almost half of waste water treatment plans failing quality standards

A report from the Environmental Protection Agency says half of the plants in urban sectors are failing national and EU standards.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things to know by 9am: Half of waste water plans not up to scratch, insurance complaints on the rise, and could a curry help you beat dementia?