What are the benefits of this project?

  • Upgrade existing infrastructure at the plants and provide new elements where defects identified.
  • Improve the performance of the wastewater treatment process.
  • Prolong the operational life of the existing plants.
  • Reduce the risk of storm water flooding.
  • Ensure compliance with Urban Wastewater Treatment Regulations 2001.

What is involved as part of this project?

Carrigallen Wastewater Treatment Plant

  • Improvements to the inlet screen for the plant
  • Constructed a sludge holding tank and odour control unit
  • Upgraded the existing aeration system and activated sludge system 
  • Upgraded the control system, sampling and instrumentation
  • Upgraded the drainage around the perimeter of the plant and general safety access

 
Ballinamore Wastewater Treatment Plant

  • Upgraded the aeration system and activated sludge system
  • Constructed a new sludge holding tank and odour control unit
  • Provided a new control system, dosing equipment, flow meters and instrumentation

 
Drumshanbo Wastewater Treatment Plant

  • Installed a new mechanical inlet screening including grit removal
  • Replacement of surface aerators with fine bubble diffusion aeration system which will reduce energy consumption and significantly improve plant performance
  • Constructed a new sludge holding tank and odour control unit
  • Provision of storm water holding tank at the site
  • Installation of new control room kiosk
  • Complete upgrade of the controls, power supply, sampling, flow recording and pumping system at the plant
  • New walkways, handrails, covers and external site lighting to permit safe access to all areas of the plant

 
Leitrim Village Wastewater Treatment Plant

  • Improvements to the existing aeration tank and activated sludge system.
  • Upgraded the instrumentation, valves and flow meters, including the control system to improve performance and efficiency at the plant.
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