What are the benefits of this project?

  • Accommodate an increase in the local population and will facilitate future growth in the area. This investment in sewer network will help meet the wastewater services needs for domestic and commercial customers in Skerries and the surrounding area
  • Ensure treated wastewater complies with EPA standards and EU Legislation
  • Reduce risk of pollution to the nearby watercourses  and coastal areas
  • Investing in the sewer network will reduce the ongoing maintenance cost associated with an aging network

What is involved as part of this project?

  1. Decommissioning and demolition of the existing Rush Road Pumping Station 
  2. Construction of a new pumping station and adjacent storm storage tank on the existing Rush Road Pumping Station site
  3. Construction of approximately 670m of sewer along Holmpatrick Street to Rush Road Pumping Station

News and Updates

Details of upcoming works week commencing Monday 17 December:

Rush Road Pump Station site

  • Site entrance off the R128 Holmpatrick from 7am-7pm Monday to Friday


  • Green space opposite Skerries Rugby Club - Works to continue here and traffic will returned to a two-way system on a 24/7 basis
  • Between Brookville Lane and the Rush Road Pump Station - Reinstatement works will be carried out under temporary traffic light control

12 Acre Lane

  • The reinstatement works are complete
  • Returned to full width walkway
  • ​Site hoarding has also been installed
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