Owners of septic tanks and other domestic waste water treatment systems are reminded that only until this Friday, September 28 to avail of the reduced registration fee of €5.
Jackie Maguire, Leitrim County Manager told the Leitrim Observer: “I want to take the opportunity to remind people they can only avail of the reduced registration fee of €5 until the 28th of September 2012 - after that date it will cost €50. I would also like to thank all of those people who have registered so far.”
Owners need to renew their registration every five years, at no cost.
You can register as follows: Online at www.protectourwater.ie; in person in the following Local Authority Offices in either Carrick-on-Shannon or Manorhamilton where payment can be made by cash, cheque, money order or debit / credit card or by post - application forms can be collected at the above local authority offices, in public libraries and Citizens Information Centres and sent by post with the registration fee to Protect our Water, PO Box 12204, Dublin 7. Please DO NOT send cash by post.
Inspections under the new system will commence in 2013. The commencement of inspections will be publicised in the national and local media. Inspectors will be required to carry identification and you should ask for this to be presented to you.