Location
Monaghan
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 and local businesses in the area

Improved water quality

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

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 will involve the decommissioning and replacement of over 1.2 kilometres of old and damaged cast iron water mains
  • The existing pipes will be replaced with new modern high density polyethylene plastic pipes
  • The works will also involve laying new water service connections from the public water main in the street/road to customers’ property boundaries and connecting it to the customer’s water supply
  • Where the existing service connections on the public side are lead these will be replaced as part of this improvement work
  • The works will commence on the week commencing the 23 April and are expected to take approximately 10 weeks to complete

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