“IT is not acceptable that we have raw sewerage going into the river Deel,” Cllr Kevin Sheahan said when he called on the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government to make funds available immediately to replace or upgrade the sewerage plant in Askeaton.

Because the system in Askeaton is a single-pipe system, the storm water and sewerage sytems are connected, Cllr Sheahan explained. During the recent heavy rain, this resulted in man-hole covers popping up and raw sewerage mixing with surface water going into the Deel….

Limerick Leader. 05/02/2013. Read the article ‘Limerick councillors claim raw sewerage is going into rivers’

The river Deel at Askeaton
The river Deel at Askeaton