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Water

Domestic Wastewater Treatment/Septic Tank Information

What is a Septic Tank?

Drinking Water Source Protection

Our drinking water comes from rivers, streams, borewells or underground aquifers located across the County and which can be interlinked and also can be fed from a wide catchment area and many different sources.

Flooding

In general the Planning Section publishes information on Flooding Risk Management.
Please follow the link below for more information.

Lakes

Lough Derg

Tipperary Co. Co. monitors water quality at the following locations: Terryglass, Skehana, Dromineer, Youghal Quay and Castlelough. The HSE carries out the monitoring for Tipperary Co. Co. every month from May to October.

Algal Blooms

Algal blooms on Lough Derg are caused by Blue/green algae, also known as cyanobacteria.

Pollution Control

Local Authorities have wide ranging powers and responsibilities to stop and prevent water pollution, including:

Quality of Drinking Water in Tipperary

The quality of our drinking water is managed by the Water Services section,
please follow this link to more on Water Quality.

Quality of Water in Tipperary

Detailed information on the quality of surface waters in County Tipperary can be obtained from the Environmental Protection Agency’s map website http://gis.epa.ie

Water Framework Directive and River Basin Management

The water framework Directive (WFD) is the most significant piece of water related legislation to date. It adopts a holistic approach covering all waters – rivers, lakes, estuaries, costal water and ground water as well as their dependent wetlands. It also recognises that waters do not stop at administrative boundaries but are required to be managed on a catchment basis.

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