What are the benefits of this project?

  • Improve drinking water quality
  • Reduce disruptions to supply
  • Improve security of supply
  • Remove the plant from the EPA’s Remedial Action List
  • Ensure compliance with requirements set out in the European Union Drinking Water Directive and National Drinking Water Regulations

What is involved as part of this project?

  1. Decommissioning of the existing Ardsbeg Water Treatment Plant
  2. Construction of a new water treatment plant adjacent to the current site
  3. The new treatment plant will comprise a robust flocculation, coagulation and filtration process followed by disinfection
  4. Construction of a treated water storage reservoir at the treatment plant site
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