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From TheJournal.ie Water treatment 'not sufficient' to manage Cryptosporidium risks at Leixlip plant, says EPA Drinking Water

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.

From TheJournal.ie 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

From TheJournal.ie Boil water notice lifted for almost 50,000 people in Mayo Irish Water

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

It affected several areas including Castlebar, Westport and Claremorris.

From TheJournal.ie Up to 50,000 people hit by boil water notice in Mayo Cryptosporidium

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

Castlebar, Claremorris and Westport are all affected.

From TheJournal.ie There's a boil notice in Enda Kenny's very own constituency Cryptosporidium

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.

From TheJournal.ie Some Irish areas have been on boiled water notice for over six years Kettles To Boyle

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

The EPA thinks Irish Water should act more quickly.

From TheJournal.ie Boil water notice issued in Roscommon due to gut infection outbreak Roscommon

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.

From TheJournal.ie New boil water notice in Roscommon due to cryptosporidiosis outbreak Outbreak

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.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

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