Written Answers. - Water and Sewerage Schemes.

Tuesday, 25 February 1997

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 475 No. 4

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  125.  Mr. O'Donoghue  Information on John O'Donoghue  Zoom on John O'Donoghue   asked the Minister for the Environment  Information on Brendan Howlin  Zoom on Brendan Howlin   whether he will approve an application for a grant under the small schemes programme, 1997, to improve the Caherciveen water supply scheme in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5309/97]

  126.  Mr. O'Donoghue  Information on John O'Donoghue  Zoom on John O'Donoghue   asked the Minister for the Environment  Information on Brendan Howlin  Zoom on Brendan Howlin   whether he will approve the appointment of consultant engineers to enable plans to be drawn up for a new water supply scheme at Caherciveen, County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5310/97]

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  155.  Mr. O'Donoghue  Information on John O'Donoghue  Zoom on John O'Donoghue   asked the Minister for the Environment  Information on Brendan Howlin  Zoom on Brendan Howlin   the current position in regard to a new water scheme for Caherciveen, County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4975/97]

Minister for the Environment (Mr. Howlin): Information on Brendan Howlin  Zoom on Brendan Howlin  I propose to take Questions Nos. 125, 126 and 155 together.

Kerry County Council submitted a proposal costing £109,000 for the upgrading of this scheme under the small schemes programme. As already announced, full responsibility for small water and sewerage schemes is to be devolved to local authorities. Accordingly, it will, in the future, be a matter for local authorities to decide on projects locally, within the block grants to be provided by my Department.

  127.  Mr. O'Donoghue  Information on John O'Donoghue  Zoom on John O'Donoghue   asked the Minister for the Environment  Information on Brendan Howlin  Zoom on Brendan Howlin   whether he has submitted proposals for a small sewerage scheme at Steelroe, Killorglin, County Kerry, under reed bed plans to the EU for funding; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5307/97]

  157.  Mr. O'Donoghue  Information on John O'Donoghue  Zoom on John O'Donoghue   asked the Minister for the Environment  Information on Brendan Howlin  Zoom on Brendan Howlin   whether he will sanction a grant for a reed bed sewerage scheme at Steelroe, Killorglin, County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4977/97]

Minister for the Environment (Mr. Howlin): Information on Brendan Howlin  Zoom on Brendan Howlin  I propose to take Questions Nos. 127 and 157 together.

While the provision of a sewerage scheme at Steelroe, Killorglin has been discussed informally by Kerry County Council with my Department, no firm proposal has been submitted to date.


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