Water, Waste and Environment

Fire Safety at Halloween

Be Safe - Stay Safe

Dublin Fire Brigade Halloween Safety Campaign

On Tuesday 16th October 2014 at 11.00am the Lord Mayor of Dublin Christy Burke will launch Dublin Fire Brigade’s Halloween Safety Campaign in Scoil Chaoimhín, Marlborough Street, Dublin 1.  This campaign is run in conjunction with Dublin Bus, An Garda Síochána and the DSPCA.  It is aimed at educating children on the dangers of illegal bonfires and fireworks. 

Fire Safety at Christmas

Christmas Trees

Christmas Lights




Fire Extinguishment

Fire Extinguishers & Hose reels should be:                             

  • Installed serviced and maintained in accordance with I.S. 291/ I.S. EN 3/ BS. 5306 
  • Selection Based on Risk Assessment by supplier 
  • Should be positioned about 1m off the ground. 
  • Have monthly inspections to check that they work 
  • The supplier should test and inspect every 12 Months Discharge test 25%. 
  • Retain Record of checks and servicing 

DFB External Training

The Green Dog Walkers

The Green Dog Walkers`

Drainage Services

Drainage Division

What services do we provide?

  • Maintain 2,500km of public sewer.

  • Construct approximately 2,000 metres of new sewer each year.

  • Process and approve all connections to the sewerage infrastructure for new developments

Litter, Graffiti and Pollution

Litter, graffiti and pollution management

Litter, graffiti and pollution are major environmental problems for Dublin. Among the initiatives we have to address them are:

  • An environmental complaint procedure for litter and pollution incidents.

  • Patrols by Litter Wardens who can issue on-the-spot litter fines.

  • A graffiti clean-up patrol.

Make an Environmental Complaint

Dublin City Council investigates complaints across the following areas:


  • Litter, e.g. roadside dumping.

  • Industrial waste, e.g. toxic emissions.

  • Water pollution, e.g. effluent in rivers or the sea.

  • Air pollution, e.g. as a result of industrial activity.

  • Noise pollution, e.g. as a result of building activity.

  • How to submit a complaint

Waste Regulations Office

All waste collection permit Annual Reports must be reported to NWCPO@Offalycoco.ie

The Waste Regulations Office is responsible for managing the following regulations arising from the Waste Management Acts, 1996 to 2008, including:

What do I need to know if I have or am considering having a private well?


What do I need to know if I have or am considering a private well?
  • I am thinking of using a private water supply. What do I need to take into consideration?