While the push continues in Mitchelstown for an immediate solution to to be found regarding the town’s waste water treatment plant that would allow building get under way again, the man leading the campaign received a reply from Irish Water on Tuesday of this week for which he says he is grateful.

Outlining briefly the complexity of the issue, Irish Water’s managing director Niall Gleeson, explained that Irish Water has ‘prioritised improvement works for Mitchelstown Waste Water Treatment Plant and have allocated budget accordingly’.

“However the solution is technically complex, given the particular circumstances in Mitchelstown with the environmental limitations of the receiving waters.” 

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