North East Roscommon Water Treatment Plant
This €7 million euro project is needed for the design and construction of a new water treatment plant in Roscommon that will see a long-term boil water notice lifted for over 5000 people in the region.
The North East Roscommon and Ballyleague Regional Water Supply Scheme serves a population of approx. 5,400 people in Co. Roscommon. Households and businesses that are served by the scheme that was on a boil water notice since 2014 which was in place due to the detection of cryptosporidium in the water.
The interim treatment system is complete and the boil water notice has now been lifted.
What are the benefits of this project?
What is involved in this project?
- Installing a temporary filtration and UV treatment system at the plant to improve drinking water until the new plant is completed
- Constructing a new water treatment plant with intake works, site and ancillary works and associated pipelines.
What are the next steps?
The interim treatment system is complete and the boil water notice has been lifted.