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Cryptosporidiosis – Galway: A Case Study in Drinking Water

By Oatsy40

The source of the outbreak of parasitic illness in Galway has been confirmed; it is the public water supply. The responsibility for the management of the public water supply rests with the sanitary authority, that is, with Galway County Council/ Galway City Council. Under Section 58 of the Environmental Protection Agency Act 1992 sanitary authorities are subject to obligation to report to the Agency the quality of drinking water in their area of jurisdiction. The Agency has, pursuant to the […]