What are the benefits of this project?

  • Increased capacity which will facilitate future development
  • Protection of the environment by reducing overflows to the Sluice River

What is involved as part of this project?

  1. Build a new pumping station at Portmarnock Bridge which can pump over twice as much wastewater as the existing station
  2. Decommission the existing pumping station
  3. Build storm storage to reduce the risk of emergency overflow during storms
  4. Build 1.7km of new rising mains and connection to a larger sewer
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