Unsafe Drinking Water in Irish Towns

E Coli in the Water Supply  in Several Irish Towns
A recent report from the Environmental Protection Agency shows that there are a few places in Ireland with E Coli in the drinking water . E Coli is usually derived from faeces – human or animal – and can cause severe illness and possibly death .

According to the EPA – the following large towns water supplies  “failed to meet E.coli standard as reported in the Drinking Water Report and need investigation and improvement if necessary – to ensure that the root cause of the problem has been rectified.”
Waterford City
Athlone
New Ross
Swinford

There were many other smaller water schemes that failed the  E Coli tests including

Lanesboro , Inishmore, Mullenbawn, Leap ,Ball ,Clarinbridge ,Kilcolgan
Boyle Ardcarne Avoca Templemore Pettigo Ballingeary Drimoleague Gowna
Rahan Craughwell Omeath Donoughmore Kilbritten Kiltealy Adrigole Ballinaclose
Kilconell Clare Island Keadue