Fingal

Settlements with Waste Water Discharge Authorisations - Wastewater Treatment Capacity Register

Published June 2022
RegionCountySettlementCensus pop. (2016)Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP)Reg #Indication of Available CapacityWWTP Project Planned/Underway
EM Fingal Swords 47,418 Swords WWTP D0024 • Green
EM Fingal Balbriggan 21,722 Barnageeragh WWTP D0023 • Green
EM Fingal Malahide 16,550 Malahide WWTP D0021 • Green Yes
EM Fingal Skerries 10,043 Barnageeragh WWTP D0023 • Green
EM Fingal Rush 9,943 Portrane / Donabate WWTP D0114 • Green
EM Fingal Portmarnock 9,466 Ringsend WWTP D0034 • Green Yes
EM Fingal Lusk 7,786 Portrane / Donabate WWTP D0114 • Green
EM Fingal Donabate 7,443 Portrane / Donabate WWTP D0114 • Green
EM Fingal Kinsealy-Drinan 6,643 Swords WWTP D0024 • Green
EM Fingal Ballyboghil 447 Ballyboghil WWTP A0108 • Green
EM Fingal Colecot Cottages Unavailable Colecot Cottages WWTP A0107 • Green
EM Fingal Garristown 509 Garristown WWTP A0110 • Green
EM Fingal Naul 568 Naul WWTP A0103 • Red Yes
EM Fingal Newtown Cottages Unavailable Newtown Cottages WWTP A0104 Red
EM Fingal Oldtown 497 Oldtown WWTP A0106 Red Yes
EM Fingal Turvey Cottages Unavailable Turvey Cottages WWTP A0102 Red
Region EM
County Fingal
Settlement Swords
Census pop. (2016) 47,418
Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) Swords WWTP
Reg # D0024
Indication of Available Capacity • Green
WWTP Project Planned/Underway
Region EM
County Fingal
Settlement Balbriggan
Census pop. (2016) 21,722
Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) Barnageeragh WWTP
Reg # D0023
Indication of Available Capacity • Green
WWTP Project Planned/Underway
Region EM
County Fingal
Settlement Malahide
Census pop. (2016) 16,550
Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) Malahide WWTP
Reg # D0021
Indication of Available Capacity • Green
WWTP Project Planned/Underway Yes
Region EM
County Fingal
Settlement Skerries
Census pop. (2016) 10,043
Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) Barnageeragh WWTP
Reg # D0023
Indication of Available Capacity • Green
WWTP Project Planned/Underway
Region EM
County Fingal
Settlement Rush
Census pop. (2016) 9,943
Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) Portrane / Donabate WWTP
Reg # D0114
Indication of Available Capacity • Green
WWTP Project Planned/Underway
Region EM
County Fingal
Settlement Portmarnock
Census pop. (2016) 9,466
Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) Ringsend WWTP
Reg # D0034
Indication of Available Capacity • Green
WWTP Project Planned/Underway Yes
Region EM
County Fingal
Settlement Lusk
Census pop. (2016) 7,786
Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) Portrane / Donabate WWTP
Reg # D0114
Indication of Available Capacity • Green
WWTP Project Planned/Underway
Region EM
County Fingal
Settlement Donabate
Census pop. (2016) 7,443
Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) Portrane / Donabate WWTP
Reg # D0114
Indication of Available Capacity • Green
WWTP Project Planned/Underway
Region EM
County Fingal
Settlement Kinsealy-Drinan
Census pop. (2016) 6,643
Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) Swords WWTP
Reg # D0024
Indication of Available Capacity • Green
WWTP Project Planned/Underway
Region EM
County Fingal
Settlement Ballyboghil
Census pop. (2016) 447
Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) Ballyboghil WWTP
Reg # A0108
Indication of Available Capacity • Green
WWTP Project Planned/Underway
Region EM
County Fingal
Settlement Colecot Cottages
Census pop. (2016) Unavailable
Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) Colecot Cottages WWTP
Reg # A0107
Indication of Available Capacity • Green
WWTP Project Planned/Underway
Region EM
County Fingal
Settlement Garristown
Census pop. (2016) 509
Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) Garristown WWTP
Reg # A0110
Indication of Available Capacity • Green
WWTP Project Planned/Underway
Region EM
County Fingal
Settlement Naul
Census pop. (2016) 568
Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) Naul WWTP
Reg # A0103
Indication of Available Capacity • Red
WWTP Project Planned/Underway Yes
Region EM
County Fingal
Settlement Newtown Cottages
Census pop. (2016) Unavailable
Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) Newtown Cottages WWTP
Reg # A0104
Indication of Available Capacity Red
WWTP Project Planned/Underway
Region EM
County Fingal
Settlement Oldtown
Census pop. (2016) 497
Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) Oldtown WWTP
Reg # A0106
Indication of Available Capacity Red
WWTP Project Planned/Underway Yes
Region EM
County Fingal
Settlement Turvey Cottages
Census pop. (2016) Unavailable
Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) Turvey Cottages WWTP
Reg # A0102
Indication of Available Capacity Red
WWTP Project Planned/Underway

Indication of Available Capacity

This register provides an indication of available wastewater treatemnet capacity based on loads recieved in 2020 and available treatment plan capacity now or by completion of a project by 2024 (where relevant).

• Green = Spare capacity available.

• Amber = Potential spare capacity to be considered on case by case basis.

• Red = No spare capacity available at present.

WWTP Project Planned / Underway

Project planned or underway to increase capacity and/or improve treatment performance, based on available information in June 2022.

General notes

  • The indication of available treatment capacity has been determined based on a stadardised national review of the available information.
  • The information in this register is subject to change.
  • This register provides commentary on the avaialble capacity at the WWTP, it does not consider the capacity of the sewer network.
  • A pre-connection enquiry should be submitted to Irish Water to determine the feasiblity of connecting any particular site to the Irish Water network, feasibility should not be inferred from this register.

Reg #

Wastewater Discharge Authorisation Number