Meeting on Milltown water quality tonight
A community meeting will be held this Wednesday to discuss the water quality of Milltown River.
The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the water quality of Milltown River as well as to explain the planned local assessment work that the Local Authority Waters Programme staff will carry out, and to open the discussion to the community.
Milltown river is one of 15 throughout Kerry to have been designated a priority area for action. The designation comes following s scientific and technical assessment work conducted by the Environment Protection Agency, the Local Authorities and Inland Fisheries Ireland, followed by workshops where approximately 30 public bodies considered factors including tourism, amenity, wildlife, existing programmes and community group initiatives, along with a number of common sense principles, according to Community Water Officer Blaithín Ní Ainín.
The meeting is open to all who are interested in this subject and particularly, local residents, landowners, farmers throughout the Milltown River It will take place in Benner’s Hotel this evening, Wednesday, November 7 at 7.30pm.