Howth Water Supply Scheme
Irish Water is progressing works to upgrade the water mains in Howth to secure the water supply for local businesses and residents into the future.
Irish Water is working proactively with our delivery partners and as part of a multi-agency working group to ensure that our construction works are carried out in a controlled and safe manner, in keeping with Government and HSE guidelines to protect workers, their families and the broader community.
News and Updates
Details of upcoming works in Howth:
Duration of works
Bailey Green Reservoir
28 September – 02 October 2020
|Connection and pipe laying works||
None – See attached plan
|05 - 06 October 2020||2 days||Trial holes||None – See attached plan|
|Dungriffen Reservoir||07 October - 21 October 2020||10 days||Reservoir roof and pipe work||None required|
Bailey Green, Howth – Works Area andTraffic Management
Works are progressing well, with the following completed to date:
- 810m of pipe has now been installed on the Howth Road.
- All pipes have been laid in Deer Park.
- Seagrange Park works reinstated.
- Carrickbrack Pipe work installed and tested
- Dungriffen Pump Station works are progressing well.
- 500m of pipe installed in Grace O’Malley Park.
- Dungriffen Pathway pipe installed and reinstated.
Where are works planned?
- Howth Road
- Moyclare Road
- Burrows Road
- Claremount Road
- Balkill Road
- Baldoyle Road
- Station Road
- Seagrange Park
- Tramway Walking Trail
- Warrenhouse Road
What is involved?
- Construction of 6.1 km water mains, from Baldoyle to the existing Reservoir at Dungriffen, Howth
- Rehabilitation and upgrade works at the existing Corr Bridge Pump Station
- Construction of a new pump station including chlorine dosing facilities at Dungriffen Reservoir
- Improve the security of the drinking water supply
- Safeguard the water supply to this area
- Reduce interruptions to the drinking water supply
- Improve water pressure for homes and businesses