Discharges to Surface Waters – Section 4 licences
Activities discharging wastewater directly to a river require a licence, in accordance with Section 4 of the Local Government (Water Pollution) Acts, 1977 – 2007. Before issuing a licence Tipperary County Council must be satisfied that the wastewater is adequately treated and will not cause water pollution.
Tipperary County Council maintains a Register of Licences issued in the county, contact the Environment Section for details.
Discharges to Sewers – Section 16 licences
Discharges of trade effluents to sewers require a licence, in accordance with Section 16 of the Local Government (Water Pollution) Acts, 1977 – 2007.
- For details of applications forms for new licences see the Irish Water Website
- For information on existing licences contact Tipperary County Council.
Other Licences/Environmental Consents
For details of the licences and consents issued by Environmental Protection Agency in County Tipperary see www.epa.ie/licensing/