This investment will replace the old septic tank systems with modern wastewater treatment plants

What are the benefits of this project?

  • Providing wastewater treatment capacity for these towns and surrounding areas for a planning horizon of twenty years including preliminary treatment, secondary treatment and phosphorous and ammonia removal
  • Compliance with current E.U. Directives relating to Wastewater Treatment of discharges from urban areas
  • Facilitated the overall current and future growth and physical development of the towns and surrounding areas 

What is involved in this project

  1. Design and construction of two new wastewater treatment plants, pumping stations, detention tanks, outfall pipes and rising mains in Dungloe and Glenties, serving a population of approximately 4,000 people
  2. Redesign and upgrade of existing pumping station in Dungloe
  3. Building of new access roads to the new wastewater treatment facilities and pumping stations
  4. Design and construction of pressure outfall pipelines and overflow pipes
  5. Construction of new gravity sewerage systems in Dungloe and Glenties (including the rehabilitation of existing gravity pipelines in both towns)
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