Call For Public Drinking Fountains To Be Installed Around Clare

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Clare County Council is to launch a consultation process with Irish Water on the possibility of installing public drinking fountains around the county.

Ennis Fine Gael Councillor Mary Howard wants to see these pumps installed in Clare’s parks, at beaches and on piers to give ready access to drinking water to the public.

A cost analysis of a project of this scale is to be examined in the first instance, before any plans progress.


Cllr Howard says it will help cut down on the use of disposable plastic bottles here: