Location
Kildare
Status
Completed
Type
Leakage Reduction

Benefits

A reliable water supply

  • Replacing the ageing water mains and service connections will reduce the instances of bursts and water outages and will ensure a reliable supply of water to customers in the area

Reduced leaks

  • Replacing the old water mains and service connections will eliminate existing leaks and reduce the amount of clean drinking water lost into the ground

Improved Water Quality

  • Removing existing old cast iron and lead from the water network and replacing them with new plastic pipes will reduce the risk of contamination

Steps

  • The works will involve the decommissioning of approximately 3.5 kilometres of problematic old cast iron and lead back yard services
  • New water mains will be constructed and new service connections will be installed from the new water main to customers properties
  • All lead will be removed and replaced modern high density polyethylene (HDPE) plastic pipes

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