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To: Uisce Éireann; the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform; the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage

Stop the Shannonvale Sewage Flood

Demand that Uisce Éireann immediately commence remedial works at Shannonvale Park, without further delay, and that the project be prioritised for expedited delivery.

Why is this important?

It has been known, since at least as far back as 1998, to Cork County Council, and their successor organisations responsible for Water Services, Irish Water, and Uisce Éireann, that untreated sewage has been escaping from a failed sewage treatment system into a public park in the village of Shannonvale, Clonakilty, County Cork. This area, which serves as the village's sole public recreation space, is situated on the north bank of the River Argideen, upstream from the point where Uisce Éireann extracts drinking water for the entire Clonakilty municipal water supply. Despite the evident threats to public health, this issue has persisted for over 25 years, since it was first reported to Cork County Council.
Clonakilty, Co. Cork, Ireland

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