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The Environment & Recreation Directorate is responsible for the protection of the environment in a sustainable way which meets the needs of existing and future citizens.

The Directorate through the provision of its various services undertakes measures to protect and enhance the environment in which we live, however, it is only with the help of all citizens taking personal responsibility for environmental care that our goals can be achieved.

The Directorate has responsibility for the provision of the following services:

1) Waste Management: Through the promotion of reduction, recycling and responsible disposal of waste.
2) Litter Management: Through both enforcement and education / information programmes.
3) Street Cleaning: Through the provision of a 7 day a week street cleaning programme.
4) Water Services: Through the provision, on behalf of Irish Water, of clean potable water for domestic and commercial purposes.
5) Waste Water Services: Through the collection, transport and treatment of domestic and industrial wastewater on behalf of Irish Water.
6) Recreational Services: Through the provision playgrounds, pitches, golf course and the provision of recreation/leisure centres, and multi user games areas.
7) Burial Grounds: Through the provision of good quality, well maintained burial facilities.

 

Contact Us

Office Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday excluding public holidays

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Telephone Numbers:

        Water Services: 

        Since 1 January 2014, responsibility for public water supplies has transferred from local authorities to Irish Water, the new national water services authority. Cork City Council operates public water supplies on behalf of Irish Water.

 

        Drinking Water & Waste Water Service Requests - 24 Hours 

        Faults Water Supply and Waste Water       1850 278278

        Domestic Billing Queries                           1850 448448

        Commercial Water Queries                       1850 778778 

        Irish Water https://www.water.ie/help-centre/contact-us/

 

Flooding Management & Surface Water Queries (021) 4924514

Blocked Road Gullies – Roads Directorate          (021) 4924758


Waste Management:
Landfill Site/Pollution (021) 492 4299 / 492 4533

Waste Operations:
Litter and Dumping (021) 492 4299 

ckc-typewriter-icon-58w.jpg‌ Environment Department, City Hall, Anglesea Street, Cork.

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  • Street Cleaning
  • Litter Control

GRANT DEADLINE EXTENDED

The deadline for the receipt of Local Partnership Agenda 21 Grant Applications has been extended to 5 pm on Wednesday 9th September 2015. 

Local Agenda 21 Environmental Partnership Fund 2015

Applications are invited for projects or initiatives that could help to increase awareness of environmental issues locally, or that could help communities become more sustainable.  The Local Agenda 21 (LA21) Environmental Partnership Fund 2015, jointly funded by the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government, and Cork City Council, makes financial assistance available for projects that promote sustainable development by assisting small scale, non-profit environmental projects at local level.

Projects should focus on environmental awareness and actions which complement national environmental policies such as those on waste, biodiversity, water conservation and climate change.

A wide variety of projects and schemes have been supported under the Fund in previous years, including community gardens and allotments, compost schemes, rainwater harvesting, biodiversity projects, waste reduction initiatives, educational initiatives and environmental exhibitions. Lists of previously funded projects can be viewed online at www.environ.ie and on this website

How to Apply

Application forms in both Irish and English are available hereunder.  If you have any queries about completing the forms, or any other aspect of the grant application, please contact the Recreation, Amenity and Sport Division of Cork City Council, phone no. 021 4924187, e mail: recreation@corkcity.ie

Applications should be sent to the Senior Staff Officer, Recreation, Amenity and Sport Division, Cork City Council, City Hall, Anglesea Street, Cork, to arrive no later than 5pm, Friday, 28th of August 2015.

Local Agenda 21 Environmental Fund 2015 Application Form (Word)(96KB)