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# septic tanks

This month
May 2024
Nearly half of tested septic tanks failed inspections last year
All time
Over half of septic tanks failed inspections in 2021, EPA says
Over half of septic tanks failed their 2020 inspection, says EPA
Over a quarter of waste water systems inspected last year 'posed risk to human health'
Almost half of all household septic tanks FAILED inspections
Some customers will actually MAKE money from the new water charges scheme
More than half of septic tanks inspected in Cork found to be non-compliant
Could septic tanks be a thing of the past?
Over half of septic tanks fail inspections
National inspection plan for septic tanks published
Ireland still paying €12k-a-day fine for septic tank compliance failure
Almost a quarter of homes fail to register septic tank by deadline
Hogan: 80% of liable households registered septic tanks by the deadline
Septic tank registrations so far: how does your county rate?
Deadline looms as one third of waste water treatment systems remain unregistered
Ireland fined €2 million over failure to impose septic tank rules
Phil Hogan announces grant scheme for septic tanks
ECJ to rule on whether Ireland will face septic tank fines
Septic tank registrations pass one-in-four mark before €5 deadline
Less than a fifth of homes register for septic tank inspections in €5 window
Last weeks to register your septic tank for €5
1.65 per cent of septic tanks registered within first four weeks
Registration for septic tank inspections begins
TD kicked out of committee meeting after accusing Phil Hogan of 'lies'
Registration for septic tank inspections may begin this month
Column: Sludgy and outdated: Why our education system is like a septic tank
Kate Katharina Ferguson
The Daily Fix: Wednesday
Unforeseen delay in rollout of septic tank registrations
Plumbers' association 'ready to start work' on installing water meters
17 questions (and answers) about those new water charges
12 random items that convulsed Irish politics this past year
The Daily Fix: Thursday
Submissions sought on septic tank regulation guidelines
Hogan says there is 'no excuse' not to pay septic tank charge
Explainer: What's going on with Ireland's septic tanks?