Crews carrying out essential works at Drogheda Wastewater Treatment Plant

07 October 2022

Works will take place from Monday,10 October to Friday,14 October.

Irish Water would like to advise that essential operational works will take place at Drogheda Wastewater Treatment Plant from Monday, 10 October to Friday, 14 October. The works are necessary to facilitate maintenance and minor repairs on site. During these works, there is a risk of intermittent odours from the plant. However Irish Water will make every effort to minimise the risk of odours and to complete these works as quickly and as efficiently as possible.

Redmond Burke, Wastewater Engineer at Irish Water, said: “Irish Water will make every effort to minimise the risk of odours and to complete these works as quickly as possible. We would like to apologise in advance for any odours that may arise while the work is being carried out and would ask that any issues be reported immediately to Irish Water so that we can investigate.”

Redmond added “If odour issues are noted, please contact the Irish Water Customer Care Centre helpline, open 24/7, on 1800 278 278 or email operations@water.ie. Real time reporting allows for the investigation of the reported odour as close to the time of the incident as possible.”

Irish Water 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.