What are the benefits of this project?

  • Upgrade existing infrastructure at the plants and provide new elements where defects identified.
  • Improve the performance of the wastewater treatment process.
  • Prolong the operational life of the existing plants.
  • Reduce the risk of storm water flooding.
  • Ensure compliance with Urban Wastewater Treatment Regulations 2001.

What is involved as part of this project?

  1. Upgrade the Cloghan, Daingean and Shinrone plants through the installation of below ground storm water holding tanks and storm pumps, inlet works, upgrade the effluent pumping station and existing sludge holding tanks.
  2. Upgrade the storm water management and sludge treatment at the Birr plants through the installation of constructed wetland and Sludge Drying Reed Beds.
  3. Works will be carried out within the footprint of the plants therefore minimising disruption to residents and businesses in the surrounding area.
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