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#Septic Tank

# septic-tank - Wednesday 1 December, 2021

“Let’s not waste an opportunity”: Nature-based solutions to our wastewater woes
# Empty The Tank
# Empty The Tank

“Let’s not waste an opportunity”: Nature-based solutions to our wastewater woes

Dec 1st 2021, 7:30 PM 8,446 Views 7 Comments

Alejandro Monleon explains how the use of artificial wetland ponds would help limit the strains on our wastewater system.

# septic-tank - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

Man in his 70s dies following farm incident involving septic tank
# Waterford
# Waterford

Man in his 70s dies following farm incident involving septic tank

Apr 16th 2019, 6:49 PM 30,788 Views 3 Comments

The incident happened at around 10am this morning.

# septic-tank - Friday 3 March, 2017

Remains of young children and babies found in sewage chambers at Tuam mother and baby home
# Mass Grave
# Mass Grave

Remains of young children and babies found in sewage chambers at Tuam mother and baby home

Mar 3rd 2017, 11:26 AM 250,888 Views 442 Comments

In a statement, the Commission said it is “shocked by the discovery” and its investigation is continuing.

# septic-tank - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Opinion: Horror doesn't belong to the past, Ireland's most vulnerable are still marginalised and neglected
# Children
# Children

Opinion: Horror doesn't belong to the past, Ireland's most vulnerable are still marginalised and neglected

Jun 8th 2014, 8:30 AM 277 Views 41 Comments

These are the unpalatable facts: we are living at a time of growing homelessness and food poverty, and we allow vulnerable children to socially excluded, neglected and ignored.

# septic-tank - Saturday 9 February, 2013

Ireland still paying €12k-a-day fine for septic tank compliance failure
# Septic Tanks
# Septic Tanks

Ireland still paying €12k-a-day fine for septic tank compliance failure

Feb 9th 2013, 7:30 AM 6,740 Views 58 Comments

Environment Minister Phil Hogan had vowed to wrap up EPA inspections – needed for the daily fines to stop – before end of last month but deadline has not been met.

# septic-tank - Friday 1 February, 2013

Today is the final day for septic tank registration
# Septic Tank
# Septic Tank

Today is the final day for septic tank registration

Feb 1st 2013, 7:53 AM 5,236 Views 59 Comments

Those who do not register face a fine of up to €5,000.

# septic-tank - Monday 24 September, 2012

Less than a fifth of homes register for septic tank inspections in €5 window
# Septic Tanks
# Septic Tanks

Less than a fifth of homes register for septic tank inspections in €5 window

Sep 24th 2012, 7:15 AM 6,434 Views 53 Comments

The discount registration window shuts next Friday – with only a fraction of the 437,000 tanks registered at the lower rate.

# septic-tank - Monday 17 September, 2012

Last weeks to register your septic tank for €5
# Septic Tanks
# Septic Tanks

Last weeks to register your septic tank for €5

Sep 17th 2012, 4:33 PM 27,331 Views 41 Comments

If you don’t register your septic tank before or on 28 September, the price jumps from €5 to €50.

# septic-tank - Monday 18 June, 2012

The Daily Fix: Monday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Jun 18th 2012, 7:50 PM 5,431 Views 6 Comments

All the day’s main news, plus a few bits and pieces you may have missed along the way…

# septic-tank - Thursday 24 May, 2012

Column: Sludgy and outdated: Why our education system is like a septic tank
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Sludgy and outdated: Why our education system is like a septic tank

May 24th 2012, 7:30 PM 123 Views 16 Comments

Tests, tests and more tests – but schools and colleges aren’t giving us the creativity we need in this crisis, writes Kate Katharina Ferguson.

# septic-tank - Wednesday 18 April, 2012

Unforeseen delay in rollout of septic tank registrations
# Septic Tanks
# Septic Tanks

Unforeseen delay in rollout of septic tank registrations

Apr 18th 2012, 3:03 PM 4,210 Views 31 Comments

Phil Hogan is forced to acknowledge that registrations for tanks will be delayed, but there is no comment on why.

# septic-tank - Thursday 1 March, 2012

Submissions sought on septic tank regulation guidelines
# Septic Tanks
# Septic Tanks

Submissions sought on septic tank regulation guidelines

Mar 1st 2012, 1:03 PM 3,754 Views 23 Comments

The guidelines for septic tank regulation have been published by Minister Phil Hogan today. Submissions on the guidlines are now being sought.

# septic-tank - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

Hogan says there is 'no excuse' not to pay septic tank charge
# Septic Tanks
# Septic Tanks

Hogan says there is 'no excuse' not to pay septic tank charge

Feb 7th 2012, 8:31 AM 6,533 Views 81 Comments

The Environment Minister was speaking after he announced that the mandatory inspection fee for owners of septic tanks was reduced to €5 for the first three months.

# septic-tank - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

Explainer: What's going on with Ireland's septic tanks?
# Septic Tanks
# Septic Tanks

Explainer: What's going on with Ireland's septic tanks?

Jan 24th 2012, 11:07 AM 8,475 Views 35 Comments

The government’s under pressure over its plans to enforce mandatory inspections of septic tanks. So what’s the story?

# septic-tank - Friday 13 January, 2012

State won't face septic tank fines in February despite government claims
# Septic Tanks
# Septic Tanks

State won't face septic tank fines in February despite government claims

Jan 13th 2012, 5:21 PM 3,496 Views 28 Comments

The government has rejected claims that it has misled the Dáil and the public over fines for failure to comply with EU regulations on septic tanks.

# septic-tank - Friday 6 January, 2012

Septic tank row continues as Fianna Fáil calls for expert advice
# Septic Tank
# Septic Tank

Septic tank row continues as Fianna Fáil calls for expert advice

Jan 6th 2012, 1:01 PM 2,558 Views 31 Comments

Sinn Féin has also organised information meetings in Mayo next week to discuss the impact of the Septic Tank Bill.

# septic-tank - Wednesday 16 March, 2011

One killed, one hospitalised in Cork sewage incident
# Cork
# Cork

One killed, one hospitalised in Cork sewage incident

Mar 16th 2011, 5:27 PM 1,554 Views 0 Comments

One man has died and another has been hospitalised in Cork, after it is believed they were overcome with fumes while removing sewage from septic tanks.