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IrelandIrish Water warns about further bad smells in Dublin following delay in repair works at treatment plant

15:45  28 august  2019
15:45  28 august  2019 Source:   thejournal.ie

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Irish Water and Dublin City Council are working to restore full water pressure in the affected areas. Works will be carried out on the trunk water main on the Stillorgan Road, Donnybrook today and This warning comes after it emerged yesterday that the water supply in Dublin could fail after 70 days.

Odors are typically worse at higher temperatures. Factor in increased summer activity, and it is not a surprise that plant management usually receives more Combatting odors at treatment plants is a worthwhile investment. Implementing odor control solutions improves working conditions, lessens the

Irish Water warns about further bad smells in Dublin following delay in repair works at treatment plant © Dublin City Shots An overflow at Ringsend Wastewater Treatment Plant in the Liffey last month

IRISH WATER HAS issued a further warning about potential smells from the Ringsend Wastewater Treatment Plant following a delay in maintenance works at the facility.

The utility first advised the public about bad odours last week, when it announced that works to replace carbon odour control media at the plant would take around five days.

Irish Water warns about further bad smells in Dublin following delay in repair works at treatment plant © Sam Boal Water in the Liffey estuary at the Ringsend plant earlier this month Those works are being carried out to reduce the risk of smells from the plant, but Irish Water has issued a further odour notice today and said the works will now be completed on 30 August.

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Irish Water is warning about potential smells in Ringsend over the next few days as Irish Water 's test results show a further eight supplies across the country had above the permitted level. Irish Water has said it hopes to have a new wastewater treatment facility in Clonshaugh up and running

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In a statement, the utility apologised for any smells that occurred while the works were carried out, saying:

These works are essential maintenance works on one of the odour control units at the Ringsend Wastewater Treatment Plant, and involve replacing carbon odour control media to ensure any odours generated in that area of the plant are effectively treated.

Irish Water warns about further bad smells in Dublin following delay in repair works at treatment plant © Sam Boal Ringsend Wastewater Treatment Plant All other odour conrol units are operating effectively at present. There may be intermittent odours while these works are carried out.

It is the third such notice that Irish Water has issued in the last two months.

In July, the utility advised of a risk of smells as cleaning works at the plant were carried out to deal with odour issues and to reduce the risk of odours from other debris over the summer.

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Irish Water will shorten the period of restrictions in Dublin each night by two hours. But he warned that the situation is not perfect and that these are circumstances that no water utility would There are several water restriction notices in place across the region, as crews work to repair leaks and deal

Some wastewater treatment plants improve the wastewater quality further using tertiary treatment . Wastewater is liquid waste discharged by homes, businesses, industry, agriculture and storm water from our roads. It must undergo a complex treatment process, that can take up to two days, before it

Irish Water warns about further bad smells in Dublin following delay in repair works at treatment plant © Dublin City Shots Discoloured water pictured flowing into the River Liffey from the Ringsend plant earlier this month The plant has also been the subject of scrutiny following a number of storm water overflows and discharges.

A number of brown plumes have been spotted in the Liffey estuary near the plant this year, while earlier this year, TheJournal.ie also revealed how billions of litres of untreated wastewater have overflowed from the plant since 2015.

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