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Best water quality readings in 8 years at Ballyloughane Beach is “hugely positive”

A Galway West TD has described the water readings at Ballyloughane Beach this season as “hugely positive”.Mairéad Farrell TD noted that 16 water quality...

High drinking water quality reported in Galway’s public supplies in 2019

Galway's public water supplies were recorded as having very high water quality compliance levels last year according to the latest information from the EPA.The...

City council must show “greater ambition” for Ballyloughane beach

A Galway City Councillor is calling on the city council to increase the level of funding for Ballyloughane beach which has long standing issues...

Two Galway beaches get ‘poor’ rating for water quality

While the overall quality of bathing water at Ireland's beaches has continued to improve, two Galway beaches were at the bottom of the rankings...

More funding for Irish Water needed to end dumping of raw sewage – Fitzmaurice

More funding is needed for Irish Water to tackle the discharge of raw sewage into the environment says Galway-Roscommon TD Michael Fitzmaurice. The EPA's Urban...

Excessive level of pesticides detected in Connemara water supply

Excessive levels of pesticides have been detected in the Tully-Tullycross Public Water Supply in the latest testing carried out by the EPA. After a year...

Galway’s heavy traffic prompts air pollution fears

As a city packed with cars and other vehicles every day, any measuring of the air quality in Galway is sure to find unsafe...

All of Galway’s drinking water supply schemes declared safe by EPA

People in Galway can enjoy a glass of water with peace of mind as all water supply schemes here have been removed from the...

Clifden beach remains on EPA list of unacceptable water standards

Clifden Beach is one of five left in Ireland that still has 'Poor' quality bathing water according to the latest report from the EPA...

Irish Water says it will take until 2021 to end discharge of untreated sewage

Irish Water have said that investment in waste water infrastructure in Galway will end the discharge of untreated sewage by 2021. The EPA's latest report...

Four Galway towns and villages discharging raw sewage

Four towns and villages across Galway are still discharging raw sewage into waterways according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Roundstone, Carraroe, and Spiddal on Galway...

Galway dog owners warned against toxic algae after possible poisonings

Dog owners in Galway have been warned to be careful to keep their pets safe from toxic algae on Irish waters after the deaths...

EPA to set up new air quality monitoring stations in Galway

The EPA is working in conjunction with Galway City Council and NUIG to set up new air quality monitoring stations throughout Galway City.This is...
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