What are the benefits of this project?

  • Removal of the existing unscreened storm overflow and replacement with a new screened overflow and storm storage tank
  • Compliance with national and EU regulations relating to the treatment of urban wastewater
  • Provision for future development within the Ahascragh area

What is involved as part of this project?

  1. Upgrading of the existing wastewater treatment plant to provide secondary treatment that will serve a population equivalent of 470
  2. Improvements to the storm water overflow which will involve works to ensure compliance under the relevant standards
  3. Improvements to the existing main pumping station including pumps, mechanical plant and a storm water storage tank
  4. Testing and commissioning of the works
  5. This project is currently in the design and pre-planning stage

More information

For further information you can contact the Project Team at GalwayUWW@water.ie.

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