Galway City

Settlements with Waste Water Discharge Authorisations ‐ Wastewater Treatment Capacity Register

Published June 2023
RegionCountySettlementCensus pop. (2016)Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP)Reg #Indication of Available CapacityWWTP Project Planned/Underway
NW Galway City Galway City and Suburbs 79,934 Mutton Island WWTP D0050 • Green  
Region NW
County Galway City
Settlement Galway City and Suburbs
Census pop. (2016) 79,934
Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) Mutton Island WWTP
Reg # D0050
Indication of Available Capacity • Green
WWTP Project Planned/Underway  

Indication of Available Capacity

This register provides an indication of available wastewater treatment capacity based on loads received in 2022 and available treatment plan capacity now or by completion of a project at construction (where relevant).

• Green = spare capacity available.

• Amber = potential spare capacity, applications to be considered on an individual basis considering their specific load requirements.

• 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 2023.

General notes

  • The indication of available treatment capacity has been determined based on a standardised national review of the available information.
  • The information in this register is subject to change.
  • This register provides commentary on the available capacity at the WWTP, it does not consider the capacity of the sewer network.
  • A Pre-Connection Enquiry should be submitted to Uisce Éireann to determine the feasibility of connecting any particular site to the Uisce Eireann network, feasibility should not be inferred from this register

Reg #

Wastewater Discharge Authorisation Number