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IrelandIrish Water's second sewage plant proposal will 'wipe out' sea life - campaigners

17:05  04 july  2019
17:05  04 july  2019 Source:   independent.ie

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Campaigners objecting to Irish Water ' s proposal for a new sewage plant in Dublin have claimed the facility could lead to the death of all sea life in the area. Fresh water coming from a plant 4km from Velvet Strand, Portmarnock, and 1km from Ireland's Eye is enough to " wipe out " the fish spawning

Irish Water is seeking permission from the board for a €500 million sewage plant at Clonshaugh, which would be the second largest sewage works in the State after the Irish Water said Travellers living at Cara Park in Darndale, the closest homes to the Clonshaugh plant , would not “experience a

Irish Water's second sewage plant proposal will 'wipe out' sea life - campaigners The waste water treatment plant at Ringsend in Dublin

Campaigners objecting to Irish Water's proposal for a new sewage plant in Dublin have claimed the facility could lead to the death of all sea life in the area.

Fresh water coming from a plant 4km from Velvet Strand, Portmarnock, and 1km from Ireland's Eye is enough to "wipe out" the fish spawning grounds, environmentalist and swimmer Cathy McMahon said.

Irish Water's second sewage plant proposal will 'wipe out' sea life - campaigners © Catalyst Images Phoebe, a German shepherd dog enjoys running in the sea during low tide, in Dublin. In two days, a historic vote on Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal will take place in London. Opposed to Brexit, and experiecing another economic boom, the Republic of Ireland is concerned about the impact on trade with it's biggest economic partner, Britain, and likely enormous impacts on its own economy and growth. On Sunday, January 13, 2019, in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images) Irish Water's Greater Dublin Drainage Project, which is currently being reviewed by An Bord Pleanala, intends to treat sewage from Kildare, Meath and South Dublin to take pressure off its Ringsend plant by building a facility adjacent to Clonshaugh.

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Irish Water said it will now begin the detailed design process and appoint a contractor with a view to The need for a new regional sewage plant for the capital was identified more than 15 years ago The treated water will be discharged to the Irish Sea through a 6km marine outfall pipeline from Baldoyle

Irish Water are proposing to build a Wastewater Treatment Plant for Moville & Greencastle in the exact same location which has been rejected for over 30 years by local campaigners and politicians. This video presents a history of the project, detailing the bad practices and policies which have been

Under the proposal, Irish Water planned to install a pipeline across Baldoyle Bay to Ireland's Eye, where the waste would be pumped into the bay.

Irish Water's second sewage plant proposal will 'wipe out' sea life - campaigners © Catalyst Images A general view of Dublin Bay with The Dublin Waste-to-Energy Facility, also known as the Poolbeg Incinerator, in the background. On Sunday, May 6, 2018, in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images) A 1,300-metre section would also be located and terminate in the Rockabill to Dalkey Island Special Area of Conservation.

However, Ms McMahon said the area was like a fish nursery.

Irish Water's second sewage plant proposal will 'wipe out' sea life - campaigners
Irish Water's second sewage plant proposal will 'wipe out' sea life - campaigners
Irish Water's second sewage plant proposal will 'wipe out' sea life - campaigners
Irish Water's second sewage plant proposal will 'wipe out' sea life - campaigners

"The fish hatch eggs and stay there. The dispersal unit is going to destroy that habitat," she said. "Without even considering the bacteria or chemicals that could be in the water, fresh water alone will wipe out the fish. It will become a dead sea."

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Irish Water ' s second sewage plant proposal will ' wipe out ' sea life - campaigners . This kind of stereotyping ignores the range of subcultural differences that constitute the Irish way of life I can assure Mr O Doibhilin I am very much connected to my country and its history, regardless of not

The Sewage Plant is a Hazardous Ruin located in the Collapsed Wasteland, northeast from the city of Portia. This toxic, dilapidated ruin is home to numerous poisonous monsters, noxious gas jets, and green, acidic water that can be fatal with prolonged contact.

Irish Water's second sewage plant proposal will 'wipe out' sea life - campaigners © Catalyst Images Views from Killiney Hill Park on 08th April 2017 in County Dublin, Republic of Ireland. Killiney Hill is the southernmost of two hills which form the southern boundary of Dublin Bay. Dublin is the largest city and capital of the Republic of Ireland. (photo by Sam Mellish / In Pictures via Getty Images) Ms McMahon had concerns over how the facility will impact the livelihoods of fishermen, adding that she feels consumers will turn away from buying fish sourced anywhere near a sewage plant.

Locals have expressed concerns that the new facility will be "another Ringsend".

Irish Water's second sewage plant proposal will 'wipe out' sea life - campaigners © Catalyst Images Views from Howth cliff path overlooking Dublin Bay on 09th April 2017 in County Dublin, Republic of Ireland. Howarth Cliff Path, at Howth Head, is a peninsula just 15km northeast of Dublin City. (photo by Sam Mellish / In Pictures via Getty Images) Philip Swan, of Portmarnock, said: "It's time for the Government to implement sustainable solutions instead of continually deferring to unworkable and outdated technologies.

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0 Comments Irish Water ' s second sewage plant proposal will ' wipe out ' sea life - campaigners . Independent.ie Email A 1,300-metre section would also be located and terminate in the Rockabill to Dalkey Island Special Area of Conservation. However, Ms McMahon said the area was like a fish

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"Irish Water is trying to build a new plant off Portmarnock beach and Ireland's Eye that's based on a report that is 14 years old. It should be halted before it's too late. Portmarnock must not be another Ringsend."

Irish Water's second sewage plant proposal will 'wipe out' sea life - campaigners © Catalyst Images Sailing instructor Oisin O'Connor takes a boat from Dublin Bay as the fine weather continues. (Photo by Brian Lawless/PA Images via Getty Images) A spokesperson for Irish Water said a second plant was "vital to protecting public health, safeguarding the environment and facilitating the social and economic growth of the Greater Dublin Area".

"As part of this planning app- lication, extensive research was undertaken to assess all potential impacts of the project on the environment," the spokesperson said.

Irish Water's second sewage plant proposal will 'wipe out' sea life - campaigners © Catalyst Images A woman gets in for a swim in Dublin Bay off the Bull Wall. (Photo by Brian Lawless/PA Images via Getty Images) "This confirmed the project will not have a perceptible impact on the water quality of the coastal waters off Dublin and will not negatively impact any local bathing waters.

"The level to which the wastewater will be treated will ensure that water quality standards required by EU and national regulations are achieved."

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