Irish Water: no timeline for fix of Howth sewage leak

Pipe was supposed to be deactivated by the end of 2011

10th April, 2016
Doldrum Bay in Howth is where the affected waste pipe is

Irish Water does not know when it will be able to fix an uncontrolled discharge of sewage and septic tank effluent across a beach on Howth Head, it said in a memo.

“It is not possible at this early stage to provide timelines for cessation of the discharge from Doldrum Bay,” said the update sent to residents last week.

A mixture of raw sewage and septic tank effluent from 44 nearby homes runs...

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