What are the benefits of this project?

  • Improve water quality in Kinvara Bay

  • Ensure treated wastewater complies with EPA standards

  • Allow for future population growth and development in the area

  • Increase in capacity of the drainage network in the town

What is involved in this project?

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