Skip to main content


Large-scale housing developments and the associated pressures on waste water and sewage treatment works are a potential source of water pollution. Loughs Agency uses the consultation process to check whether existing waste water treatment provision can accommodate the additional load associated with medium and large-scale housing developments. These include single dwellings, small housing developments (fewer than 25 units) and large housing developments (more than 25 units).


Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

21 April 1926 to 8 September 2022