Leakage Reduction


​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


  • The water mains replacement works will involve the decommissioning and replacement of approximately 1.45 kilometres of old and damaged cast iron and uPVC water mains
  • The existing pipes will be replaced with new modern high density polyethylene (plastic) pipes
  • Where there is lead on the public side of the service connection this will be removed
  • The construction works will commence on the 11th June 2018 and are expected to take approximately 6 weeks to complete
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