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# wastewater - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Major wastewater treatment plant gets go ahead in north Dublin despite local opposition

Opponents to the plant have said they are ready to initiate a judicial review in the High Court.

# wastewater - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Sewer debris discharges into River Liffey after heavy downpours yesterday

The capital experienced bouts of heavy rain yesterday afternoon.

# wastewater - Friday 15 March, 2019

High cocaine residues in Bristol, Amsterdam and Zurich wastewater - study

A European study also found that the use of MDMA had sharply increased, in recent years.

# wastewater - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

A faulty sewage tank caused effluent to pour into Dublin Bay over the weekend Poolbeg This post contains videos

A faulty sewage tank caused effluent to pour into Dublin Bay over the weekend

The fault occured at the Ringsend wastewater treatment plant.

# wastewater - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Irish Water wants to build 'an underground orbital sewer' in north county Dublin

The sewer mirrors the route of the M50 from Blanchardstown to Clonshaugh.

# wastewater - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Swimmers at three Dublin beaches warned about potential wastewater contamination

Test results are due tomorrow which could give the green light again to swimmers.

# wastewater - Thursday 2 November, 2017

Planning denied for controversial Wexford sludge site over 'risk to public health'

Locals had objected to the application due to odour issues and concerns about the treatment process.

# wastewater - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Kilkee beach in Clare reopened after 'malfunction' at wastewater plant

Irish Water has apologised for the inconvenience to locals and tourists.

# wastewater - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Wexford residents in battle over 'obnoxious' sewage sludge odour

Residents say the smell was so bad last summer that they could not leave their homes.

# wastewater - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Opinion: Yes, we should pay water charges – but we should also get an improved service

Water doesn’t fall from the clouds and into our taps. It takes a vast infrastructural network to provide us with safe drinking water.

# wastewater - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Here's how much you'll be expected to pay for water

The Commission for Energy Regulation today published details and confirmed that the government will cover costs of water use for children.

# wastewater - Monday 6 August, 2012

13 of the weirdest energy sources in the world Got The Power This post contains images

13 of the weirdest energy sources in the world

Lemons, oranges and soccer balls: you can stick a conductor in just about anything, it seems…

# wastewater - Thursday 19 May, 2011

Ireland faces fine over septic tanks

Minister disappointed at decision but says new legislation will be enacted without delay.