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Waste water

We operates and maintains 23 waste water treatment plants on behalf of Uisce Éireann, with the foul sewer network collecting effluent from approximately 14,800 premises in the County.

Waste Water Discharge Licences

Waste Water Discharge (Authorisation) Regulations 2007 require that most treatment plants must operate under a licence from the EPA. Details of Westmeath County Council waste water discharge licences can be viewed on the EPA website.

Waste Water Monitoring

Waste water monitoring results can be viewed online - Online Waste water Monitoring

Useful Links

Grants for Domestic Waste Water - Septic Grants

Details and application forms for Domestic Waste Water Septic Grants‌ can be found under Forms & Useful Documents ‌‌



If you want to report a blocked sewer, please contact Uisce Éireann @ 1800 278 278,  webUisce Éireann, twitter: @IWCare.

If you want to complain about odour or noise from a treatment plant, please contact Uisce Éireann @ 1800 278 278, web: Uisce Éireann, twitter: @IWCare