What are the benefits of this project?

  • Improved water quality in Kinvara Bay

  • Ensures treated wastewater complies with EPA standards

  • Allows for future population growth and development in the area

  • Increased capacity of the drainage network in the town

What was involved in this project?

  1. Construction of a new wastewater treatment plant to the north west of Kinvara which includes space for future expansion if required.
  2. Construction of a marine outfall pipe to Kinvara Bay.
  3. Construction of new gravity combined sewers from the Gort Road, along part of Main Street (East) and along the Quay Road.
  4. Installion of new connections for all customers along the route of the proposed sewer, leading to the treatment plant.
  5. Upgrade of the access road to the wastewater treatment plant at Ballybranagan.
  6. Delivery of a plant to cater for a population equivalent (PE) of 1,300 with additional capacity to cater for peaks during the tourist season.
  7. Rehabilitation and repair work on existing sewers and manholes on the wastewater network that were identified as being in poor condition following survey works.
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