What are the benefits of this project?

  • Water Quality in the Burnside River will improve significantly
  • Cleaner water will enhance Kerrykeel’s amenity value and act as a platform for social and economic development.
  • Better health, integrity of the environment and improved water quality.
  • New sewer pipes, pumping stations and wastewater treatment plant sized to accommodate future population growth.

What is involved as part of this project?

  1. A new wastewater treatment plant at the site of the existing plant adjacent to St Bridget’s Terrace, which will serve a population equivalent of approximately 500.
  2. A 90m long outfall pipeline to safely discharge treated wastewater to the Burnside River.
  3. This project is currently in the design and pre-planning stage.

More information

For further information you can contact the Project Team at DonegalUWW@water.ie.

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