A petition by [Dublin City] Councillor Chris Andrews calling on the Irish government and Irish Water/Ervia to stop breaching the European Urban Wastewater Treatment Directive (UWWTD), to fix the problems which are causing wastewater overflows, and give us a safe, clean and healthy Dublin Bay.
Previously: The Brown Water Is Back
David Douglas writes:
A walk amongst the…wait a minute! Every single week someone throws a newspaper full of fresh shit along the [River] Dodder walk by the Aviva. Anyone know why!?
Sounds like a healthy bran-based diet.
It’s not all hooman poo on that stretch of the Dodder. Opposite what you might call ‘Poo Corner’, lives this beautiful heron (above) – whom I commune with on a daily basis and who is, I can assure all, enchanted by his surroundings.
Are you all insane?
The water is full of
POO algal bloom.
human poo algal bloom.
The Finnegan family, from left, April, Sabella, Ashley, Molly and Paris learn that a bathing ban has been placed on the beach following
an overlow from local sewage treatment a preponderance of algal bloom in the locality.
That’ll learn them.
Dublin, exact location unspecified.
Luke Brennan writes: