An audit, carried out by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on the Fermoy Water Supply Zone, is to see the public water supply considered for addition to the EPA’s Remedial Action List.

The recently published report found that an audit of the Fermoy Water Treatment Plant, carried out on November 11, 2022 is well managed and produced satisfactory water on the day of the audit. However, the report noted that there is no treatment barrier in place at the local plant to prevent Cryptosporidium from entering the supply.

While a November audit at the Doneraile Water Treatment Plant, found a similar situation to Fermoy, with no barrier in place to prevent the microscopic parasite from entering the public supply.

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