Water, Waste and Environment

Ambulance Service

Emergency Medical Services

The Dublin Fire Brigade (DFB) Emergency Ambulance Service responds to emergency 999 or 112 calls.

Dublin Fire Brigade’s Emergency Medical Service, which is unique in Britain and Ireland, uses the combined strengths of fire service and ambulance service to provide a complete public safety system.

Major Emergency Planning

Framework for Major Emergencies: www.mem.ie
Office of Emergency Planning: www.emergencyplanning.ie

Noise We Don't Deal With

Aircraft Noise Complaints

Aircraft noise is exempt from the EPA Act 1992. The Air Quality Monitoring & Noise Control Unit does not deal with complaints about aircraft. You can contact the Dublin Airport Authority on (01) 814 1111 to advise them of your complaint.

Pluvial Flooding/Wad River

Wad River

Project Background & Current Status

Waste Facility Permit Regulations

The Waste Management (Facility Permit and Registration) Regulations 2007 (as amended) and Waste Management (Facility Permit) Regulations 2008 (as amended) came in to effect on the 1st June 2008

Dublin City Council is responsible for issuing waste facility permits and certificates of registration in the City Council area.

Household Hazardous Waste

Hazardous waste items SHOULD NOT be presented with normal household waste i.e. in the mixed black bin waste for collection. Instead hazardous waste should be separated at source (in the home) and brought to either Ringsend Recycling Centre or North Strand Recycling Centre for safe disposal.

Coastal Flooding Projects

Household Kerbside Collectors in the Dublin Region

Please see the table below for information regarding Waste Collection Permit Holders who currently provide household kerbside collections in the Dublin Region. Note that this list is subject to change.

To view a copy of any of these permits please visit www.epa.ie/wastepermit/search


Street Sweeping

Dublin City Council’s overall objective is to keep the city clean and to manage litter using modern and effective street cleansing techniques.

Flood Prevention Plans

We are working hard to understand how to prevent flooding in Dublin City and how to protect you if it does occur. To find out how we are addressing flood issues where you live, contact us at the address below for more information. Among the projects we have underway are the following: