Location
Cork
Status
In Progress
Investment
€10 million

Benefits

  • The new Wastewater Treatment Plant will bring benefits to Courtmacsherry and Timoleague in terms of health, integrity of the environment and improved water quality for all
  • Water quality in Argideen River and the bathing waters at Coolmaine will improve significantly  
  • Cleaner water will enhance the amenity value of Courtmacsherry, Timoleague and bathing waters located at Coolmaine
  • The new pipes, pumping station and the new wastewater treatment plant have all been sized to accommodate an increase in the local population
  • This project will act as a platform for social and economic development. The project includes the capacity for future growth in the area

Steps

  • Construction of a new wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) at Cullenagh, Courtmacsherry that will serve a population equivalent of 2,500 from both villages
  • Construction of a new pumping station at Timoleague
  • Sewer pipelines to bring untreated wastewater to the WWTP and treated wastewater to the outfall pipe
  • The existing outfall pipe will safely discharge the treated wastewater to the Argideen River

Next steps

Irish Water has signed a construction contract with Glan Agua Limited to deliver this contract. Construction will commence in the coming weeks with project completion by the end of 2019.

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