Location
Dublin
Status
In Progress
Type
Leakage Reduction

Benefits

​A Reliable Water Supply

  • Replacement of water mains and service connections will reduce the instances of bursts and water outages and will ensure a reliable supply of water to customers and local businesses in the area

Improved Water Quality

  • Replacing existing old cast iron and lead from the public water network with new modern pipes will reduce the risk of contamination

Reduced Leaks

  • Replacement of water mains and service connections will eliminate existing leaks and reduce the amount of clean drinking water lost into the ground

Improved Operation and Maintenance

  • These works will deliver cost savings by providing improved water network operation that will require less maintenance in the future

Steps

  • The works involve the replacement of approximately 2.5 kilometres of problematic cast iron water mains with high density polyethylene (plastic) pipes.
  • Works will commence on 7 September 2020.
  • The works will also involve laying new water service connections from the public water main in the road to customers’ property boundaries and connecting it to the customers’ water supply.
  • Where the existing service connections on the public side are lead these will be replaced as part of this improvement work.
  • Works are expected to be completed on 30 November 2020.

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