Galway City

Settlements with Waste Water Discharge Authorisations ‐ Wastewater Treatment Capacity Register

Published June 2022
RegionCountySettlementsCensus 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
Settlements 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 2021 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 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.

Reg #

Wastewater Discharge Authorisation Number