Notice of Intention of a Review of Waste Water Discharge Licences by the Agency under Regulation 14(3) of the European Union (Waste Water Discharge) Regulations 2007 to 2020

The Environmental Protection Agency intends to review Waste Water Discharge Licences relating to the agglomerations below.

Agglomeration NameEPA Licence Reg. No.

Review by 

EPA initiated

Specified date by which a response from Irish Water was required

Application Received

Further Notice Issued

Irish Water's proposed date for Submission of Application

Limerick D0013-01 10/11/2021 10/05/2022 No application received 03/06/2022             Q3 2023 
Castletroy D0019-01 10/11/2021 10/05/2022 No application received 03/06/2022             Q1 2023 
Ringsend D0034-01 10/11/2021 10/05/2022 No application received 03/06/2022             Q1 2023 
Mallow D0052-01 10/11/2021 10/05/2022 No application received 03/06/2022           November 2022 
Killala D0067-01 10/11/2021 10/01/2022 No application received 03/06/2022             Q1 2023 
Kilrush D0075-01 10/11/2021 10/01/2022 No application received 03/06/2022             Q1 2023  
Newmarket On Fergus D0079-01 10/11/2021 10/05/2022 No application received 03/06/2022             Q4 2023
Muinebheag and Leighlinbridge D0090-01 10/11/2021 10/03/2022  14/11/2022 03/06/2022             October 2022 
Tullow D0091-01 10/11/2021 10/05/2022  30/09/2022 03/06/2022                N/A
Ballybofey-Stranorlar D0120-01 10/11/2021 10/05/2022  01/11/2022 03/06/2022             Q4 2022 
Enfield D0131-01 10/11/2021 10/03/2022 No application received 03/06/2022             Q4 2022 
Castlemartyr D0134-01 10/11/2021 10/01/2022 No application received 03/06/2022             Q1 2023 
Bandon Town D0136-01 10/11/2021 10/05/2022 No application received 03/06/2022           November 2022 
Ballina Killaloe D0189-01 10/11/2021 10/01/2022 15/08/22  03/06/2022 N/A
Mitchelstown D0202-01 10/11/2021 10/05/2022 No application received 03/06/2022           No Date Proposed 
Kilmore Quay Village D0232-01 10/11/2021 10/01/2022 No application received 03/06/2022 2025 - 2026 
Mohill D0277-01 10/11/2021 10/03/2022 No application received 03/06/2022            No date proposed  
Ballyvourney Ballymakeery D0299-01 10/11/2021 10/03/2022 22/12/2021 *NA N/A
Newport D0325-01 10/11/2021 10/03/2022 15/08/22 03/06/2022 N/A
Ballyroan D0385-01 10/11/2021 10/01/2022 No application received 03/06/2022 Q1 2024 
Carraroe D0388-01 10/11/2021 10/03/2022 No application received NA No date proposed
Spiddal D0396-01 10/11/2021 10/03/2022  06/10/2022  03/06/2022 N/A
Avoca D0411-01 10/11/2021 10/03/2022 No application received 03/06/2022 Q4 2022
Dripsey D0426-01 10/11/2021 10/03/2022 23/12/2021 NA N/A
Liscannor D0430-01 10/11/2021 10/03/2022 No application received 09/06/2022                     Q4 2022 

*NA – not applicable

Existing licences and other documentation relating to these agglomerations may be viewed online at www.epa.ie. EPA notifications issued, as listed in the table above, and Irish Water’s responses are available to view on the existing licence pages. 

A copy of application documentation and information relating to the review, including any environmental impact assessment report (EIAR) required under Regulation 17, as may be furnished to the Agency, shall, as soon as is practicable after receipt by the Agency, be available for inspection on the Agency website or for purchase at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy—

  • at the headquarters of the Agency,
  • at the principal office of the relevant water services authority, and
  • at the nearest public office of the relevant water service authority to the proposed development.


In the case where an EIAR is being furnished to the Agency, the EIAR will be available on the Agency’s website for inspection.

Submissions relating to the proposed review may be made in writing to the Agency at its headquarters or online. The Agency shall not make a decision on the review for a period of 5 weeks from receipt of the fee and a completed application form.