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# Cryptosporidium

Last year
# Cryptosporidium
Concerns raised by public health officials following Cryptosporidium outbreak in Mid-West
There were 121 Cryptosporidium cases recorded in the Mid-West region in 2021
All time
# Drinking Water
Water treatment 'not sufficient' to manage Cryptosporidium risks at Leixlip plant, says EPA
The EPA says the level of treatment at Leixlip is not sufficient to manage the risk posed by the River Liffey source water.
Rise in presence of faecal parasite in Irish water supplies in 2018
The EPA has seen detections of Cryptosporidium in 25 public water supplies in 2018, up from 17 in 2017
# Irish Water
Boil water notice lifted for almost 50,000 people in Mayo
It affected several areas including Castlebar, Westport and Claremorris.
# Cryptosporidium
Up to 50,000 people hit by boil water notice in Mayo
Castlebar, Claremorris and Westport are all affected.
# Cryptosporidium
There's a boil notice in Enda Kenny's very own constituency
The local council said that drinking water is a potential source of the disease.
# Kettles to boyle
Some Irish areas have been on boiled water notice for over six years
The EPA thinks Irish Water should act more quickly.
# Roscommon
Boil water notice issued in Roscommon due to gut infection outbreak
The council said most healthy people will recover quickly from the infection but those with poor immune systems could become severely ill.
# Outbreak
New boil water notice in Roscommon due to cryptosporidiosis outbreak
The outbreak means that consumers must boil domestic water before using it to prevent illness.