Coachford Wastewater Treatment Plant
Irish Water, working in partnership with Cork County Council, is constructing a new wastewater treatment plant in Coachford, Co. Cork. EPS Group Limited has been commissioned to deliver this project on our behalf. This project is part of a €27 million investment in the Cork Mid-West area and will include the construction of a new wastewater treatment plant and associated infrastructure in this area. This will improve the wastewater treatment quality and capacity and ensure compliance with wastewater discharge regulations.
Project Information Evening
Irish Water is holding an information event on the on the Coachford and Dripsey sewerage scheme upgrades. This event will take place on Monday 9 December 2019 at 6:00pm to 7:30 pm in the Coachford National School. This information evening will provide the local communities with an opportunity to learn more about the delivery of these two projects.
- End the discharge of poorly treated effluent
- Improve water quality in the receiving waters
- Enhance local amenities and a platform for social and economic development
- All new infrastructure is sized to accommodate future population growth of the villages and the surrounding Cork Mid-West areas
- Ensure compliance with the Urban Wastewater Treatment Directive and EPA Wastewater Discharge Licencing
What is involved?
- A new wastewater treatment plant at Coachford, which will serve a population equivalent of approximately 1,600
- Upgrades to the sewer network and construction of a new outfall pipeline
- Decommissioning and demolition of the existing septic tank on the site
- Works commenced on site week commencing 11 November 2019
- These works include site investigations which are scheduled from November to December 2019
- Construction of the new WWTP, sewer network and outfall pipe is scheduled to commence in Q1 and Q2 2020
- Irish Water anticipates that these works will be completed by Q2 2021