Failure to install ‘adequate infrastructure’ in Clare’s rural communities will accelerate their demise, local councillors have warned.
An upgrade to the sewerage infrastructure in Clarecastle is due to begin at the start of January.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have released their Urban Wastewater Treatment report for 2019, citing five Clare towns that continued to release raw sewage into the environment by the end of the year.
Irish Water’s relationship with the people of Co Clare has reached “crisis point,” a West Clare representative has affirmed.
A Clare councillor has admitted he had to “run out” of Meelick due to the smell from a water treatment plant.
Amount of repairs required on the R483 from Kilrush to Cooraclare have been labelled “ridiculous” by one county councillor.
Works to replace the old watermain from Miltown Malbay to Mullagh are set to begin in November.
A reoccurrence of beach closures in Clare cannot be allowed to happen in high season again, the Cathaoirleach of the West Clare Municipal District has stated.
A burst main has caused a water outage in parts of West Clare.
Irish Water have been described as “a pure disaster to deal with” by West Clare councillors.