Half of septic tanks failed inspection in 2023
Anne O'Donoghue
The EPA said a “significant number” of failed septic tanks were identified as posing a risk to human health and the environment.
24 April 2024 Northern Ireland
Nutrients remain in Lough Neagh for 40 years
Scientists from the Agri Food and Biosciences Institute spoke about Lough Neagh during an online event last week.
1 March 2024 News
No plans to expand septic tank grant scheme
Updated terms and conditions in the scheme saw the removal of a requirement to have had the septic tank registered in 2013.
Over 500 septic tanks grants issued in three years
For 2024, there is an increased grant rate of up to €12,000 available to rural dwellers in certain parts of the country.
14 February 2024 Schemes
Muir wants no Lough Neagh ‘blame game’
Research has shown that 62% of phosphorus in Northern Ireland's waterways comes from farms, 24% is from wastewater and 12% is due to septic tanks
14 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Map: find out if your house is eligible for new €12,000 septic tank grant
The Department of Housing has published a map which shows what parts of the country are eligible and ineligible for the new grant rate.
7 January 2024 News
Proposed water charges to impact in rural areas
The Department of Infrastructure has opened a consultation on potential water charges in Northern Ireland.
13 December 2023 Northern Ireland
Septic tank grants tricky to get
The Dealer sees that the grants for septic tanks have supposedly got easier to achieve, though they are still waiting on TAMS approval for the slatted tank.
22 November 2023 Dealer