County Council to hold special meeting on proposed Septic Tank Legislation

Donegal County Council is being called on to hold a special emergency meeting to fully discuss and seek clarification on a number of issues regarding the proposed Septic Tank Legislation.

The meeting is being sought by Councillor Seamus O'Domhnail.

There is great concerns at the impact the new legislation will have on thousands of homes in rural Donegal who have septic tanks.

Experts say most will fail the new legislation and some may incur costs of up to 12,000 euro.

Councillor O'Domhnaill says the public needs the situation to be made clear and that at the very least; grants must be made available to upgrade tanks:

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