Dáil Éireann - Volume 335 - 09 June, 1982
Written Answers. - Lakes of Killarney.
Mr. J. O'Leary Mr. J. O'Leary
994. Mr. J. O'Leary asked the Minister for the Environment if he is aware of a report in the media (details supplied) regarding the alleged pollution of the Lakes of Killarney; the present position regarding the proposed improvement and extension of the present sewerage disposal treatment unit; and if he will make a statement on the matter.
Mr. Begley Mr. Begley
995. Mr. Begley asked the Minister for the Environment if he will make a statement in relation to the pollution at Killarney Lakes, County Kerry.
Minister for the Environment (Mr. Raphael Burke) Raphael P. Burke
Minister for the Environment (Mr. Raphael Burke): With the permission of the Ceann Comhairle I propose to take Questions Nos. 994 and 995 together.
I have seen the newspaper report referred to by the Deputy. In December 1981 my Department conveyed sanction to the recommended tenders for the  mechanical plant and the sludge dewatering plant in order to facilitate completion of planning of the civil works for the Killarney sewage treatment works augmentation scheme. I understand that the contract documents for the civil works have been completed by the consultant and are presently being examined by the urban district council's engineering staff.
Dáil Éireann 335 Written Answers. Lakes of Killarney.