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Ringsend upgrade aims to end Dublin Bay pollution

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy pledges 'significant' investment in upgrading water infrastructure in forthcoming ten-year capital plan

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

12th February, 2018
Upgrade of Ringsend waste water treatment plant launched.

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy has said that there will be “significant investment" in upgrading the water infrastructure in the forthcoming ten-year capital plan.

Irish Water is seeking a guaranteed allocation of €700 million per year to ensure that it can continue with its programme of replacing leaky pipes and building new waste water treatment plants to stop the discharge of raw sewage.

But he said there would be “significant investment” paid for out...

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