Meath Water Mains Rehabilitation Project
Irish Water are replacing approximately 3.5km of water mains in Duleek as part of the Meath Water Mains Rehabilitation Project.
This project will involve the rehabilitation and replacement of approximately 25km of aging water mains with new heavy duty plastic pipes across 16 areas in County Meath including Kells, Oldcastle, Athboy, Piercetown, Navan, Slane, Trim, Gaulstown, Ratoath, Sutherland Lane, M1 Crossing at Platin, Mornington, Rathmullen, Laytown, and Dunboyne.
Location Co. Meath
Status In Progress
Completion Date 2019
What are the benefits of this project?
- Provide a more reliable water supply.
- Reduce disruptions in supply.
- Reduce water leakage.
- Improve drinking water quality.
- Improve water pressure.
- Improve efficiency and security of supply.
- Reduce maintenance costs.
- Works are ongoing on the Kentstown Road, Navan.
- Works are ongoing on the R152 between Duleek and the Beymore Road.
- Works are due to start shortly in Johnstown Village and Sutherland Lane.
- The works will be carried out in short sections to minimise impact on residents, businesses and road users.
- Residents and businesses in the affected areas will be notified ahead of works in their area and will be given 48 hours notice of water shit offs.
What is involved as part of this project?
- Replacement of 25km of ageing water mains with new heavy duty polyethylene (HDPE) and ductile iron pipes across 16 locations.
- Replacement of 1,500 customer service pipes.
- Improve water pressure as leakage of the water mains will be reduced.
- Upon completion, there will be significant improvements in network performance and levels of customer service.