An Oireachtas Committee investigation into solutions to Dublins water crisis is leading politicians to look to the Shannon as a solution for the burgeoning water shortage issue in the east of the country. The project would see the construction of a 540 million euro plant in Co Laois.
Removing Taste From Water There is a taste from the water in the vast majority of homes. The reason for this is because all large water supply schemes are chlorinated to keep them safe from bacteria, but unfortunately, the chlorine causes an unpleasant taste. In private supplies, the well [...]
Dirty tap water puts million at risk, says watchdog One in four of the population’s tap water comes from “risky” treatment plants which require urgent upgrading, it emerged last night. The Irish Independent has learned that 1.1 million people are drinking water which may not have been properly treated [...]