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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.

ckc-email-icon-58w.jpgEmail: environment@corkcity.ie

General Information
Our Services

Water Services

News / Customer Information

Waste Operations

  • Street Cleaning
  • Litter Control

Waste Facility Permits

Click on the link for a copy of the latest Waste Facility Permit/Certificate of Registration Application Form.

Waste Facility Permit Application Form (641KB)

 

Waste Collection

From the 1st February 2012, all new waste collection permit applications and applications for the review of waste collection permits, shall be processed by the National Waste Collection Permit Office (NWCPO), Offaly County Council, Aras an Chontae, Charleville Road, Tullamore, Co. Offaly.

Tel No: 057 93 46800

Please vist www.nwcpo.ie for more information.


Waste Storage and Recovery

The Waste Management (Facility Permit and Registration) (Amendment) Regulations 2008 - S.I. No. 86/2008 - provide for the granting of waste permits by local authorities in respect of specified waste disposal and recovery activities in lieu of a licence by the Environmental Protection Agency under section 39(1) of the Waste Management Act, 1996.

Activities subject to waste permit can be found at the following link:

http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/2008/en/si/0086.html