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Leaking phosphate mine in Florida threatens 'catastrophic flood' of contaminated wastewater
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Leaking phosphate mine in Florida threatens 'catastrophic flood' of contaminated wastewater

Apr 5th 2021, 2:30 PM 23,364 Views 6 Comments

The levels of phosphorous and nitrogen in the water – some of which has already been pumped into Tampa Bay – could cause serious environmental damage.

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

Nov 13th 2019, 11:38 AM 19,097 Views 28 Comments

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

Sewer debris discharges into River Liffey after heavy downpours yesterday
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Sewer debris discharges into River Liffey after heavy downpours yesterday

Jul 31st 2019, 7:52 AM 36,125 Views 43 Comments

The capital experienced bouts of heavy rain yesterday afternoon.

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

Mar 15th 2019, 6:10 AM 19,069 Views 19 Comments

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

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

Feb 26th 2019, 7:51 PM 38,283 Views 43 Comments

The fault occured at the Ringsend wastewater treatment plant.

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

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

Jun 20th 2018, 6:10 AM 14,361 Views 27 Comments

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

Swimmers at three Dublin beaches warned about potential wastewater contamination
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Swimmers at three Dublin beaches warned about potential wastewater contamination

Jun 7th 2018, 7:51 PM 19,557 Views 42 Comments

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

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

Nov 2nd 2017, 12:05 AM 16,479 Views 9 Comments

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

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

Aug 1st 2017, 12:45 PM 17,838 Views 24 Comments

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

Wexford residents in battle over 'obnoxious' sewage sludge odour
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Wexford residents in battle over 'obnoxious' sewage sludge odour

Mar 8th 2017, 12:01 AM 23,954 Views 28 Comments

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

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

Aug 5th 2014, 7:30 PM 9,844 Views 138 Comments

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

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

Jul 31st 2014, 10:55 PM 67,275 Views 290 Comments

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

13 of the weirdest energy sources in the world
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13 of the weirdest energy sources in the world

Aug 6th 2012, 10:00 AM 7,962 Views 9 Comments

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

Ireland faces fine over septic tanks
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Ireland faces fine over septic tanks

May 19th 2011, 6:03 PM 1,276 Views 8 Comments

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