In Progress

What are the benefits of this project?

  • Increased treatment capability of the plant, which will support social and economic growth in Blessington and the surrounding area
  • Provision of wastewater services that meet the needs of both domestic and commercial customers in Blessington and the surrounding area
  • Ensure that the water quality standards set down by regulatory bodies such as the Environmental Protection Agency will be achieved

What is involved as part of this project?

The project will include the following works:

  • Increase the capacity of the wastewater treatment plant to serve a population equivalent of 9,000
  • Install a new Primary Treatment system, including pump station and two primary sedimentation tanks
  • Upgrade the existing Aeration Tanks
  • Install new Odour Control System and associated works

What are the next steps?

Irish Water have instructed Veolia Water Ireland to deliver this project. It is planned that these works will commence the coming weeks. We will endeavour to keep you updated as the project progresses.

Irish Water continues to work at this time with our Local Authority partners, contractors and others to safeguard the health and well-being of both staff and the public and to ensure the continuity of critical drinking water and wastewater services.


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