National Enforcement Priorities Progress Report 2022: Clare Co Co

In 2022 Clare County Council tackled several longstanding and high environmental impact cases. A Wastewater treatment facility operating without a Licence (currently with the courts for Hearing) and a Waste Tyres site (Stockpile of waste tyres – removal after prosecution).

WATER – Pressures from Agriculture (slurry/soiled water collection and storage)

20 inspections in 2022 of farmyards to assess slurry/FYM/soiled water collection and storage facilities. Compliance with the GAP Regulations can be considered high, with 80% of inspected farmyards deemed compliant.

Septic Tanks

Clare County Council inspected 53 Domestic Wastewater Treatment Systems (DWWTS) during 2022. This represents a 130% increase in the number of inspections completed in 2021.

Section 4s

Private Water Supplies

There is one supply (XXXXXX) still on boil water notice due to public health risk, we are in communication with the operator of the supply to take remedial action.

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