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In 2014, Ireland had 174 urban waste water agglomerations of more then 2 000 population equivalent (p.e). These agglomerations generated a total load of 5 255 765 p.e. 95 % of this load is connected to collecting systems and 5 % addressed through Individual and Appropriate Systems (storage or septic tanks, micro-stations,...). These agglomerations are connected to 4 primary treatment plant, 58 secondary treatment plants and 105 more stringent treatment plants. All these treatment plants have a total design capacity of 5 196 118 p.e.