11/08/2014

Swimming Ban Lifted On North Dublin Beaches

A swimming ban on 12 beaches in north Dublin has been lifted, Fingal County Council has confirmed.

The no public bathing ban had been issued after water quality tests showed that the water was unsafe, following heavy rain that caused water treatment plants to overflow, sending untreated water back into the ocean.

The water quality is regularly tested and now shows that the water is safe, with red flag now being removed and replaced with blue.

(MH/IT)

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