What are the benefits of this project?

  • Better health and integrity of the environment
  • Improved water quality in Ballycotton Bay. Cleaner water will enhance Ballycotton’s amenity value and act as a platform for social and economic development
  • New sewer pipes, pumping stations and wastewater treatment plant sized to accommodate future population growth
  • Stops untreated wastewater being discharged into Ballycotton Bay

What is involved as part of this project?

  1. Construction of a new below ground pumping station on Ballycotton Pier
  2. Construction of a new below ground pumping station on Cow Lane
  3. 200m of new gravity sewer to transport untreated wastewater to the proposed pumping stations
  4. 1200m of new rising main to transport untreated wastewater to the proposed new wastewater treatment plant
  5. Construction of a new wastewater treatment plant which will serve a population equivalent of approximately 1082
  6. A 450m long outfall pipeline to safely discharge treated wastewater from the wastewater treatment plant to Ballycotton Bay
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