Location
Donegal
Status
In Progress
Investment
€12 million

Benefits

Improved water quality

  • Removal of old cast iron from the public water network and replaced them with new plastic pipes which will reduce the risk of contamination.

A reliable water supply

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

Reduced leaks

  • Replaced the old water mains and service connections which will eliminate existing leaks and reduce the amount of water lost to leakage.

Improved operation and maintenance

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

What was involved?

Carlin, Kerrykeel

  • Installation of 2.4km water main, transfer of service connections, road reinstatement and the decommissioning of the old water main.

Doaghmore, Fanad

  • Installation of 3.6km water main, transfer of service connections, road reinstatement and decommissioning of the old water main.

Meenaleck to Rannafast

  • Installation of 3.3km water main, transfer of service connections, road reinstatement and decommissioning of the old water main.

Sheskinbeg

  • Installation of 1.4km water main, transfer of service connections, road reinstatement and decommissioning of the old water main.

Argery, Ballindrait & Lifford

  • Installation of 2.5km water main, transfer of service connections, road reinstatement and decommissioning of the old water main.

Derrybeg to Brinnalack

  • Installation of 5km water main, transfer of service connections, road reinstatement and decommissioning of the old water main.

Abbeylands, Ballyshannon

  • Installation of 1.2km water main, transfer of service connections, temporary road reinstatement and decommissioning of the old water main.

Ballybofey South Backline (Cross Roads, Killygordon to Carrickmagrath, Ballybofey)

  • Installation of 9km water main, transfer of service connections, temporary road reinstatement and decommissioning of the old water main.

Corker, Rossnowlagh

  • Installation of 4.1km water main, transfer of service connections, temporary road reinstatement and decommissioning of the old water main.

Ballyshannon Town

  • Installation of new water mains at Cluain Barron, St Benildus Avenue and Erne Street. New service connections were installed at Erne Street and St Benildus Avenue.

Three Trees, Inishowen

  • Installation of 3.5km water main, transfer of service connections, temporary road reinstatement and decommissioning of the old water main.

Quigley’s Point and Cabry

  • Installation of 1.5km water main began on L-1951-1 at Quigley’s Point and R238 at Cabry.

Bundoran, West End

  • Installation of 1.4km water main on R-267 at Bundoran West End. Works are nearing completion in Bundoran and are due to be completed by the end of June, 2020.

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