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  1. Frack That! Ireland Joins France, Germany, Bulgaria

    27 Nov 2018- 12:52 by Local Press Report DUBLIN Irish Times Hydraulic fracturing is set to be banned in Ireland after the Seanad passed legislation on Wednesday outlawing the practice. The House supported a Private Members' Bill originally introduced ...

    Local Press Report - 11/27/2018 - 12:53

  2. Untested Irish Water Wells Put A Million At Risk Of E.coli

    21 Nov 2018- 11:30 by Local Press Report DUBLIN The Irish Times The Environmental Protection Agency has highlighted serious health risks arising from creches, nursing homes and hotels using their own wells for drinking water. In its latest evaluation of s ...

    Local Press Report - 11/21/2018 - 11:30

  3. Continuing Drought Will Mean Water Restrictions For Dublin

    26 Jun 2018- 13:01 by Local Press Report DUBLIN The Irish Times Dubliners are facing “unavoidable” water restrictions with a potential drought looming following the long spell of dry weather, Irish Water has warned. A yellow weather warning is in place fo ...

    Local Press Report - 06/26/2018 - 13:01

  4. Ireland's Water Contamination Levels Lag Behind EU Compliance Deadline

    13 Jun 2018- 09:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUBLIN, Ireland In its annual report the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of Ireland has said that it expects drinking water to comply with European Union standards but not until 2020, which will be 16 ye ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:17

  5. Ireland: Desal an Alternative to $1.5 Billion USD Pipeline Project?

    7 Mar 2018- 08:20 by Local Press Report LIMERICK Limerick Leader A €1.2bn “mega-project” proposing to pump 300 million litres of water 172 km daily from the River Shannon to Dublin is not needed and will “squander” taxpayer money, Limerick City and County ...

    Local Press Report - 03/07/2018 - 08:22

  6. Irish Water: €2bn Needed to Ensure Dublin Does Not Run Out of Water

    12 Feb 2018- 15:11 by Local Press Report DUBLIN Irish Examiner Irish Water reportedly needs to plug a €2bn funding gap to ensure Dublin has enough supply. It is reported that Dublin could run out of water by 2025. A 170-km pipeline needs to be built to br ...

    Local Press Report - 02/12/2018 - 15:37

  7. Irish Water Gets the Go-Ahed for €200 Million Treatment Plant Upgrade

    12 Jan 2018- 08:26 by Local Press Report DUBLIN Independent Irish Water has been given the green light to replace the 150-year old Vartry water treatment plant with a new facility to provide water for 200,000 people in Wicklow and south Dublin. Corporate ...

    Local Press Report - 01/12/2018 - 08:26

  8. Raw Sewage Entering Water at 44 Sites Around Ireland

    24 Oct 2017- 10:16 by Local Press Report DUBLIN RTE News The Environmental Protection Agency has said that the pace of improvements to Ireland's waste water treatment infrastructure is falling far short of requirements. It has initiated seven prosecu ...

    Local Press Report - 10/24/2017 - 10:16

  9. Premier Rules Out Water Ownership Referendum

    5 Oct 2017- 11:05 by Local Press Report DUBLIN Irish Times Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has ruled out a referendum on ownership of the public water system. He said any urgency for such a poll was gone. “Privatising our public water services is like suggesting t ...

    Local Press Report - 10/05/2017 - 11:05

  10. Crytosporidium Puts "161,000 at Risk of Crippling Illness"

    15 Sep 2017- 10:03 by Local Press Report LETTERKENNY Co DONEGAL Irish Times Some 161,000 people are at risk of crippling illness from a microscopic parasite in drinking water, the Environmental Protection Agency [Ireland] has warned. The agency said 25 su ...

    Local Press Report - 09/15/2017 - 10:03

  11. New Report: Non-Revenue Water Reduction Strategies for Africa

    27 Oct 2016- 10:53 by Local Press Report DUBLIN BusinessWire Macro-economic forces such as climate change, growing populations, increasing urbanisation rates and deteriorating existing water infrastructure, are all encouraging local governments to shift t ...

    Local Press Report - 10/27/2016 - 10:53

  12. New Report: Global Commercial Water Treatment Equipment

    17 Aug 2016- 03:21 by Local Press Report DUBLIN Business Wire This new report forecasts the global commercial water treatment equipment market to grow at a CAGR of 6.1% during the period 2016-2020. Stringent government regulations and growing health conce ...

    Local Press Report - 08/17/2016 - 03:21

  13. Ireland to Provide Funds for UN's GEMS/Water Program

    11 Jul 2014- 10:02 by Local Press Report NAIROBI United Nations Environment Program The Global Environment Monitoring System for Water (GEMS/Water), an international programme coordinated by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to improve fresh ...

    Local Press Report - 07/11/2014 - 10:02

  14. Quality of Wastewater Treatment Improving in Europe

    6 Nov 2013- 10:04 by Local Press Report DUBLIN Recycling Portal The quality of wastewater treatment in Europe is improving continuously. At present, about 71,000 municipal wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) are operational in the 28 EU member states, Ice ...

    Local Press Report - 11/06/2013 - 10:04

  15. World Bank Blacklists Ghanaian Contractor Due to Corruption

    3 Oct 2013- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The World Bank has barred Ghanaian infrastructure development company Zoomlion Ghana Limited from participating in bank-funded projects for two years due to corruption in an ongoin ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/03/2013 - 10:06


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