What are the benefits of this project?

The construction of the new wastewater treatment plants in these areas will:

  • End the discharge of poorly treated effluent.
  • Improve water quality in the receiving waters.
  • Enhance local amenities and a platform for social and economic development.
  • All new infrastructure is sized to accommodate future population growth of the villages and the surrounding Cork Mid-West areas.
  • Ensure compliance with the Urban Wastewater Treatment Directive and EPA Wastewater Discharge Licencing.

What is involved as part of this project?

This project will include:

  1. A new wastewater treatment plant which will serve a population of approximately 2,600 people.
  2. Construction of an outfall pipe and upgrade works to the existing pumping station and new rising main.
  3. Decommissioning and demolition of the existing septic tank.
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