Cryptosporidium is a microscopic parasite that is found mainly in the faeces of infected human or animals. Humans are infected when they ingest contaminated water or food, or touch contaminated objects, and then touch their mouth before washing their hands well.
Presence of any level of Cryptosporidium in drinking water is of significance to public health. Any level detected will be reported to Public/Environmental Health who will issue advice in relation to Protection of human health.
Please click on the link below to access cryptosporidium monitoring result in Offaly.
Cryptosporidium Results 2012.pdf (size 12.3 KB)
Cryptosporidium Results 2013.pdf (size 7 KB)
Cryptosporidium Results 2014.pdf (size 176.7 KB)
Cryptosporidium Results 2015.pdf (size 177.2 KB)