Category Archives: Septic Tanks

Over 100 people at meeting against the septic tank charges in Ballinaboola

Over 100 people attended a public meeting against the septic tank charge in the Horse and Hound, Ballinaboola last Wednesday night (15th).  The meeting was called by Wexford Sinn Féin and organised by local farmer Oisín O’Connell.  The meeting was … Continue reading

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Septic Tanks Scheme: Further Information

RTE – IFA calls for grants, relief over septic tanks; A protest over septic tanks took place at Galway County Council. Photo from RTE. Irish Farmers’ Journal – IFA opposes additional charges for septic tanks: The process is likely to … Continue reading

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Irish Farmers’ Association: IFA Oppose Septic Tank Charges & Seek Retro-fit Scheme

The following is the IFA statement of its position, as of 9th/February, 2012: The Department of Environment has recently introduced new legislation (Water Services-Amendment Act 2012) for the monitoring and inspection of septic tanks. This legislation was introduced because the … Continue reading

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MEETING TIME UPDATE: 7:30pm – “Septic Tank Scheme Stinks”

[Please note: meeting time is now at 7:30pm in the Horse and Hound, not 8pm as was stated earlier. I apologise for that.] Our core concerns remain: what are the actual tank standards? What assistance will be available if we … Continue reading

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