Construction to begin on essential wastewater upgrade project in Clonburris

03 January 2023

Uisce Éireann is working in partnership with South Dublin County Council to upgrade and improve the wastewater infrastructure in Clonburris to meet current and future demand and support social and economic development. The project represents a significant investment by Uisce Éireann in the delivery of improved, sustainable, high-quality wastewater treatment in Dublin.

The project, which is due to begin in the coming days, involves the construction of a new pump station and sewer pipeline which will provide the required wastewater capacity to meet current and future demand. It will also enable social and economic growth and development in Clonburris and surrounding areas.

Commenting on the importance of the project Lisa Cogan, Regional Delivery Lead with Uisce Éireann, said: “We are delighted to progress this essential wastewater project for the community of Clonburris. When completed, the new pump station and associated sewer pipeline will support future growth and protect the environment, in a more efficient way as well as facilitating development in the Clonburris Strategic Development Zone.”

The project reflects Uisce Éireann ongoing commitment to the efficient delivery of critical infrastructure to support growth in local communities across Dublin

The project, which is due for completion in Q4 2023, will be carried out by GMC Utilities on behalf of Uisce Éireann.

Uisce Éireann is committed to playing its part in the national drive to provide homes to people who need them by developing and prioritising the delivery of key wastewater service infrastructure.

Uisce Éireann is responsible for the delivery of all public water and wastewater services in Ireland. We are committed to continuously upgrading and developing critical infrastructure to support the growth needed in housing and across our economy, while protecting the environment and safeguarding water supplies.