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‘Low levels’ of natural substance caused strange taste and smell in Dublin drinking water last month

'Low levels' of natural substance caused strange taste and smell in Dublin drinking water last month Irish Water has revealed that low levels of a naturally occurring substance caused drinking water in parts of Dublin to have an unusual taste and smell last month.  The utility received more than 450 reports of an unnatural odour or taste coming off drinking water from customers across the capital...
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EPA warns poorly constructed wells & inadequate monitoring of private water supplies = health risk

A report focusing on the quality of private water supplies in Ireland for 2018 was released today by the EPA. The report found that the quality of drinking water in private supplies, which are mostly sourced from wells, is poorer than that in publicly-sourced supplies. One million people in Ireland get their drinking water from a private supply and many more drink water from private supplies in...
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Engineers Ireland State of Ireland 2018 – A Review of Infrastructure in Ireland. Water Resources

Engineers Ireland launched their 'State of Ireland 2018 - A Review of Infrastructure in Ireland' report yesterday which was carried out by two expert advisory panels made up of 40 engineering experts, in conjunction with a survey of 1,000 Chartered Engineers across Ireland. The report found that only 20% of engineers in Ireland think the country’s water and wastewater systems are in good condit...
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EPA Drinking Water Report for Public Supplies 2017

EPA expects drinking water to comply with EU standards by 2020, 16 years after the deadline for compliance. The EPA Drinking Water Report 2017, shows that the quality of drinking water in public supplies remains high, though we must continue to invest in and improve the security of supplies if we are to comply with the drinking water health standards and avoid water restrictions, including Boil...
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