When are farmers allowed to spread slurry on land?
Farmers, in Donegal, are allowed to spread slurry on land between 1 February and 15 October each year.
How do I get the water in a well tested?
A water testing service is offered to members of the public by the HSE's Environmental Health Section (Tel: 074 93 63754). Alternatively there are a number of private companies that test well water and contact details can be found in the Golden Pages under Water Treatment.
Who do I contact if I see pollution of a stream/river?
You can contact both Donegal County Council and the Fisheries Board regarding pollution in a river. The Loughs Agency can be contacted regarding the Finn-Foyle catchment, and the Inland Fisheries Ireland can be contacted regarding the remainder of the rivers in the county.
How do I report noise pollution?
Visit our section on Noise Pollution to see information on how to make a noise pollution complaint
How do I report air pollution?
Who do I contact if there is a dust or water pollution problem at a quarry?
Contact Donegal County Council.
Who do I contact about drinking water supply query?
Contact Irish Water.
What causes a milky colour in water?
The milky colour is caused by an increased amount of air in the water. Fill a glass of water and let it settle. The water will clear from the bottom up as the air leaves the water.
How to get a septic tank emptied?
Contact Donegal County Council for list of Waste Collectors in your area.