The Environment Directorate is responsible for the delivery of the following services: Water, Drainage, Waste Management and Waste Operations. Our approach to care for the Environment is based on the principle of sustainable development i.e. “development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs”. Cork City Council, in its role as a provider of services such as waste collection, recycling facilities, water and drainage can undertake measures to protect the environment we live in, nevertheless there is a duty on everybody to make their contribution in the area of environmental care.
The Water Services Section of the Environment Directorate provides for the monitoring, treatment and distribution of a continous and sufficient supply of pure drinking water in a sustainable manner for all domestic, commercial and industrial consumers and provides and maintains, in a sustainable manner, a drainage collection and treatment systems to meet the needs of the city. The Section is also responsible for the management and operation of Capital Projects under the Water Services Investment Programme. More information >>
The principal activities of the Waste Operations Section are:
Cork City Council has transferred its waste collection service for both domestic and non domestic customers to Country Clean Recycling, The Mill, Castletownroche, Mallow Co. Cork with effect from Monday 15th August 2011. There is no immediate changes to waste collection and you should continue to present your waste as normal
Enquiries concerning any aspect of waste collection services should be made to Country Clean Recycling at 022 46848 or to email@example.com
Cork City Council launched the Tramore Valley Park Masterplan with a Family Fun Day on August the 25th 2012.
Boundary extended prohibiting burning of smoky fuels in Cork City & County.
See attached map for details.
Office Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday excluding public holidays
Drinking Water & Waste Water Service Requests (1890) 278278
Irish Water https://www.water.ie/help-centre/contact-us/
Flooding Management & Surface Water Queries (021) 4924514
Blocked Road Gullies – Roads (021) 4924758
Cork City Council - Irish Water Capital Office (021) 4924679
Cork City Council – Switchboard (021) 4924000 or (021) 4966222
Landfill Site/Pollution (021) 492 4299 / 492 4533 Fax: (021) 492 4426
Litter and Dumping (021) 492 4299 Fax: (021) 492 4426
Waste Collection, Wheelbins and Recycling Bags (021) 492 4384 / 4386
Fax: (021) 427 9832
Environment Department, City Hall, Anglesea Street, Cork.