Upgrade Works On Remaining Clare Drinking Supplies Due To Begin Next Year

The Environmental Protection Agency has expressed confidence that upgrade works on Clare’s remaining drinking water supplies will begin next year.

The EPA has published its latest Drinking Water Report, which shows that 99% of Clare’s water supplies were compliant and that only three of the nine local supplies on the it’s remedial action list at the beginning of 2017 remain.

Treatment plants need to be upgraded on the Corofin, Ennistymon and West Clare supplies which serve a total of over 21,000 people, and those works are scheduled for next year.


EPA Drinking Water Inspector Michelle Roche has been telling Clare FM’s Fiona Cahill that they will continue to monitor progress on the remaining at risk supplies: