Water, Waste and Environment

Report a Problem with a Drain or Sewer

Dublin City Coucil seeks to maintain a robust drain and sewer system, however, some parts of the existing network are over 100 years old. As a result, leaks and other problems can sometimes occur.

Domestic Waste Collection Services


The agreement to transfer the kerbside waste collection from the City Council to Greyhound Recycling and Recovery included an arrangement to have outstanding revenue due to the City Council collected on our behalf by Greyhound Recycling and Recovery.

Packaging Regulations

 Please note, this information is a guide only and does not purport to provide, and should not be relied upon as a legal interpretation of the Regulations. 


History of Green Plan

Reports and Presentations

Health and Safety Unit

The Dublin Fire Brigade (DFB) Health and Safety Unit (HSU) is based at DFB Headquarters on Townsend Street, Dublin 2. Dublin Fire Brigade is the only Brigade in Ireland that operates a full time Health & Safety Unit. Recognised academic qualifications and experience in Fire / Rescue / EMS are pre-requisites to joining the unit.  The Assistant Chief Fire Officer manages the Unit, while the DFB Health & Safety Officer oversees its day-to-day activities.

Smoke Detection & Alarm Systems

Smoke  Detection & Alarm Systems

  • Must be installed serviced and maintained to IS 3218:2009 
  • Must be mains powered with battery backup 
  • Fire Alarm panel must be checked for faults daily 
  • Weekly Checks
  • 3 Monthly Check by a competent certified person 
  • 12 Monthly Check by a competent certified person
  • Retain Records
  • Break Glass Units

Smoke Detectors

Fire Safety in the Home


Fire Safety in the Home

Fire Safety in your Home

General Fire Safety In Your Home

Fire Prevention – 12 Key Points

Fire Safety in Shopping Centres

A large, crowded, shopping centre represents a significant potential for loss of life in fire. It therefore requires the highest standards of management to ensure that risks are anticipated and covered by the best possible systems for life safety and property protection. The one key factor that needs to be present if disaster is to be averted is adequate fire safety management.

Fire Safety at School