Measures to improve Irish drinking water standards signed into law

Published date23 March 2023
Publication titleIrish Times: Web Edition Articles (Dublin, Ireland)
The regulations ensure the State is meeting its EU obligations for the management of drinking water

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Ireland's drinking water quality regulator, and the Commission for the Regulation of Utilities will oversee water suppliers affected by the regulations, including Uisce Éireann and group water schemes.

"These new regulations will add additional quality measures to continue to ensure that our drinking water remains wholesome and clean," said Mr O'Brien. "Guided by an expert working group of all relevant stakeholders providing professional advice, we have developed – and will now implement – regulations which will ensure we comply with EU standards and, crucially, provide high quality water supplies to the people of Ireland."

Included in the regulations is a...

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