Offaly County Council no longer completes Site Suitability Assessments for on-site wastewater treatment (percolation testing) in-house.
It is vitally important that groundwater sources are protected from potential sources of pollution.
The Water Framework Directive is European Legislation which requires us to achieve good status for all rivers by 2015.
Preservation and improvement of our Rivers and Groundwater are important in order to ensure a safe drinking water supply.
Offaly County Council is affiliated to three CFRAMs; namely the Shannon, Eastern and South Eastern.