Sean Corrigan

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A boil water notice affecting some 46,500 people across half of Co Mayo remains in place, following detection of the microscopic parasite during routine sampling late last week. File photograph: Getty Images

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is to undertake an audit of Mayo’s Lough Mask water treatment plant on Tuesday to try and determine the caus(...)

Irish Water and Mayo County Council are investigating the cause of cryptosporidium contamination which has affected drinking water supplies for almost 47,000 people across south Co Mayo. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Irish Water and Mayo County Council are investigating the cause of cryptosporidium contamination which has affected drinking water supplies for almost(...)

The sedimentation tanks at the Ballymore Eustace water treatment plant in Co Kildare.  Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

The recent water shortage in Dublin is largely the result of a policy decision the government of the day enacted in 1997; this decision shifted the co(...)