National plan for inspections published

The EPA has published it’s outline document describing the manner and nature of the proposed inspection regime. Although not particularly detailed or thorough it is worth reading through. It can be found on our handy guide to septic tanks and tertiary treatment plants/ EPA code of practice page or from … Continue reading

Latest on Septic tanks

The deadline for registration of septic tanks has now passed.The government has said that although no strict framework for grant aid has been enacted to help householders with the cost of upgrading systems which fail to meet inspection criteria there will be NO aid given to those whom have not … Continue reading

Septic tank registration

As you are probably aware legislation has been enacted to make registration of any private sewage disposal system mandatory. Rather like the household charge many people are avoiding registration as they believe it is the thin end of a large wedge. This is undoubtedly the case but delaying registration will … Continue reading

Water charges

Senator Mark Daly says; he has secured the promise of the Minister of State for the Environment that despite the proposed new water authority “IF ONE HAS ONE’S OWN WATER SUPPLY, ONE WILL NOT BE METERED” Following queries from people in the local area, Senator Mark Daly secured the promise … Continue reading