Why is this project needed?

Water mains replacement

This project will involve the replacement of old water mains that are prone to leakage, regular bursts and interruptions to supply in Dundalk.

Water quality

Improved water quality by removing old lead service pipes.

What are the benefits of this project?

  • Improved security of supply by reducing the number of bursts

  • Improved water quality by removing old lead service pipes

  • Reduced water wasteage

  • Financial savings over the medium and long term, as maintenance costs are reduced

What is involved in this project?

  1. Replacement of the existing old water mains with new polyethylene and ductile iron water mains.
  2. 800 connections and boundary boxes fully replaced or partially replaced. 
  3. Reinforcement of the network and improvement in the quality and security of supply in the town.
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