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Limerick County Council, who are you working for?

category limerick | environment | press release author Friday June 09, 2006 02:19author by Orla Kaiser Report this post to the editors

“Water is not a commercial product like any other but rather, a heritage which must be protected defended and treated as such”
(EU Directive 2000/60/EC)

Water supply for the community of Kildimo/Pallaskenry comes from a series of natural springs at Bleach Lough.

Spring water, which is our water supply and has been for approx. 50 years, is water that is held underground in the soil and in pores or crevices in rock and is therefore by large protected from any pollution.

In Ireland between 20% and 25% of our drinking water comes from ground water. It is an unseen but a highly valuable resource.

“Water is not a commercial product like any other but rather, a heritage which must be protected defended and treated as such”
(EU Directive 2000/60/EC)

We have relied on our council to provide the best service for us, unfortunately it appears they would rather change our source of water, which has a low risk of pollution, and give us the River Deel water. The River Deel is one of the most polluted rivers in Ireland, with regard to this fact don’t trust us, check out Limerick County Councils own website!

http://www.lcc.ie/Environment/Water_Quality/Surface_Wat...y.htm

“In addition, the Rivers Maigue and the Deel, which drain the majority of the county, are the most polluted rivers in the Country in terms of phosphorous loading”
(Limerick Co. Co. Website)

We have only one question for Limerick County Council:
Who are you working for?

Limerick County Council has chosen to gate a resolution for Kilcornan homes on the changeover of Kildimo/Pallaskenry to the Deel Water Supply system.

Limerick County Council are neglecting a totally separate water issue with a neighbouring village.

We are not taking responsibility for the hold up in giving Kilcornan homes a new water supply nor do we object to these homes receiving Deel Water.

!!We can not accept that the Kilcornan issues are associated with our protest!!

We need your support today:
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