Location
Kildare
Status
Completed
Investment
€35 million

Benefits

  • Increased Irish Water’s ability to distribute treated drinking water in the GDA
  • This project will improve the resilience of the water network supply in Dublin
  • Increased connectivity of the water supply in the GDA
  • Will enable further residential and commercial developments in the surrounding Dublin area

Steps

  • A 7km water main was constructed which enable water to be transferred from Leixlip (via Peamount) to Saggart
  • Included two 178m long tunnels which crossed under the N7 dual carriageway, a shopping centre car park and a regional public road;
  • Construction of a 40 million litre per day (MLD) Pumping Station

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