About this project

Irish Water, working in partnership with Roscommon County Council, has invested €2.9 million to upgrade the North Roscommon Water Treatment Plant. EPS Group Limited has delivered this project on behalf of Irish Water, with the project completed in Q4 of 2018.

The North Roscommon Water Treatment Plant provides water to 6,500 customers and was identified by the EPA as an “at risk” supply, and is included on their Remedial Action List (RAL). These essential upgrade works will improve drinking water quality and safeguard water supply for residents and business across the North Roscommon Regional Water Supply Scheme.

Location
Lough Gara, Roscommon
Status
Completed
Investment
€2.9 million

Benefits

  • Removal of the plant from the EPA’s Remedial Action List
  • Address taste and odour issues
  • Significantly reduce the risk of cryptosporidium contamination
  • Improved water quality and treatment standards

Steps

  • Refurbishment of the existing plant
  • New pipework, chemical storage and water treatment equipment
  • New computer control and associated equipment
  • Installation of UV disinfection
  • Installation of a TransPAC powdered activated carbon dosing unit
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