05
September
2020

Do Not Swim Notice removed from Velvet Strand

Do Not Swim Notice removed from Velvet Strand

Please be advised that the temporary Do Not Swim warning notice for the Velvet Strand in Portmarnock has been removed.

Results received today (5th September) from samples taken on 3rd September indicate a return to “excellent” status for Velvet Strand, Portmarnock beach and the notice will be removed.

The removal of the notice will end the above incident.

Members of the public can check for water quality at any of the monitored bathing waters in Ireland in advance by accessing the EPA website at www.beaches.ie or by checking the notice board at the entrance to each beach.


09 2020
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Original SMS Content: Please be advised that the Do Not Swim Notice for Velvet Strand in Portmarnock has been removed,

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Fingal County Council launche dthis Fingal Alerts service during 2014. This means that if you live or work in Fingal then you can receive alerts directly from the Council as soon as they are issued through the service by SMS Text Message, Email, Smartphone App and social media. It is free to register for an account and Fingal County Council also deliver the text messages so there is no charge to receive text message alerts. Fingal County Council currently provides alerts for the following service categories:
  1. Water Alerts via Irish Water: Text and Email alerts for Water Disruptions, Burst Mains or Boil Water Notifications
  2. Scheduled Road Works and Road Closures: Alerts will include affected areas and offer advice on diversions
  3. Flood Alerts: If there is a risk of flooding for a specific area then you will receive SMS, App and Email alerts
  4. Severe Weather Warnings: Orange and Red status alerts issued by Met Eireann forward on by the Council
  5. Planning Alerts: Local Planning Application Alerts and Local Area Plan Updates
  6. Community Alerts: These will be used for local events taking place in Fingal, eg. Festivals, Parades, etc.