Location
Leitrim
Status
Completed
Type
Leakage Reduction

Benefits

A reliable water supply

  • Replacing the ageing water mains and service connections and will reduce the instances of bursts and water outages on Patricks Street and Chapel Avenue and will ensure a reliable supply of water to customers and local businesses 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 operation and maintenance

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

Steps

  • The works involve the de-commissioning of approximately 3.6 kilometres of problematic pipes
  • The works will also involve laying new water service connections from a recently installed public water main in the public road to customers’ property boundaries and, where required, connecting it to the customers’ water supply pipes within private property
  • Where the existing service connections on the public side are lead these will be replaced as part of this improvement work

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