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Limerick public urged to adopt a Stop Food Waste Resolution for 2014

Members of the public throughout Limerick are being encouraged to adopt a Stop Food Waste Resolution to help reduce the estimated €700 worth of food that is thrown away by Irish families each year. The Environment Department of Limerick City & County Council issued the call to coincide with the beginning of European Year against Food Waste....

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Excellence Award for Limerick County Council Water Project

Limerick County Council have seen off competition from 33 other Local Authority areas to be named winner of the ‘Strategic Water Initiative of the Year’ award for the Kilmallock Water Supply. Limerick County Council earlier this year become the first Irish recipient of a prestigious internationally-recognised quality standard for the delivery of drinking water when...

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Wastewater Treatment: Guidance Notes on Grease Management

Fats and oils found in wastewater are commonly referred to as FOG (Fats, Oils and Greases).  FOG may be derived from butter, lard, vegetable fats, oils, meats, nuts and cereals and are generated in large quantities in food businesses. FOG causes problems because it does not break down easily and solidifies at lower temperatures.  FOG...

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Limerick County Council achieve Water Quality Standard

Limerick County Council has achieved ISO 24512:2007 certification for its management of the Kilmallock Water Treatment Scheme, which serves 2,500 customers in south County Limerick.  The standard is awarded by the National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI), the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) member body for the Republic of Ireland.  ECOS Environmental Consultants Limited

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EIB lending €200m for Irish water projects

The European Investment Bank is providing a €200m loan to Ireland’s Water Service Investment Programme (WSIP) to support 23 water investment projects across Ireland. The projects include provision of new water mains, water and wastewater treatment facilities and reservoirs, as well as measures to improve water conservation. The responsibility for water services delivery is moving...

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