In Progress

What is involved?

  • Construction of a new 300m3 precast concrete storage reservoir along with a new access road and pipework to the new reservoir at Farranreagh, Knightstown
  • Construct a pump station and kiosk to supply the new reservoir structure
  • Provision of all other ancillary works, including pipework, valves, telemetry controls etc. during peak seasonal periods


  • Safeguard a reliable water supply to Knightstown village and surrounding townlands on Valentia Island
  • Ensure the areas has sufficient storage capacity, especially at peak tourist periods (June to August)
  • Provide a safe, secure and sustainable source of drinking water to the areas

Next Steps

  • ​It is planned that these works will commence within the coming weeks
  • The Project Team will ensure that the local community is notified in advance of works commencing and provide contact details should they have any queries

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