What are the benefits of this project?

  • Improved drinking water quality
  • Reduced disruptions to supply
  • Improved security of supply
  • Will facilitate the removal of the plant from the EPA’s Remedial Action List
  • Ensures compliance with requirements set out in the European Union Drinking Water Directive and National Drinking Water Regulations

What was 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 includes 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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