Raw sewage still discharging in Moville

Locals pictured on a clean-up at the Bredagh River in Moville. A new EPA report lists the river as seriously polluted.

Locals pictured on a clean-up at the Bredagh River in Moville. A new EPA report lists the river as seriously polluted.

New EPA report lists Bredagh as a ‘polluted river’

 

Moville is one of 43 areas across the country that is still discharging raw sewage, an Environment Protection Agency report has revealed.

The report on Urban Wastewater Treatment in 2015, released in recent days, says significant funding is required if pollution and health risks are to be avoided.

The EPA report lists the Bredagh River in Moville as a “polluted river” with its status marked as “bad”.

Raw effluent continues to be pumped into the Bredagh River and Lough Foyle in the absence of a sewerage treatment facility in the seaside town.

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Donna Roddy