ASBESTOS has been found in Blackwater between the aquatic centre and the state school.
Last week council staff were alerted to the possible issue and testing confirmed asbestos was in the area.
A search of the area was undertaken and confirmed ias asbestos material.
Investigations are continuing into the potential source of the asbestos.
"At this stage we don't know how it got there or by whom," Mayor Peter Maguire said.
Our priority has been to make the area safe, which we did."