3,000 DONEGAL HOMES ON SEPTIC TANK HIT LIST

first_imgMORE than three thousand homes in Co Donegal are on a septic tank inspection hit list for next year, it was reported today.The Irish Independent said 3,266 homes in the county have been identified as being a ‘risk’ to public water.One identified area of risk is the southern end of Lough Swilly, where 2,184 tanks are believed to pose as risk. More than 40% or rivers have poor water quality. Another area is in the Crana catchment, bordered by Drumfries, Buncrana and the Fullerton Pollen Dam where 1,082 tanks will be inspected.Half the rivers in the area are ‘poor’ water quality.Homes where systems fail to meet EU standards will have to replace them – with predicted costs said to range from €5k to €15k.The Irish Independent’s article is here: http://www.independent.ie/national-news/35000-homes-on-septictank-hitlist-could-face-5000-bill-3046676.html 3,000 DONEGAL HOMES ON SEPTIC TANK HIT LIST was last modified: March 12th, 2012 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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