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In order to stop the discharge of untreated wastewater, essential works will be required along the R341 to the north of the village, the pier area, Fairgreen Cottages and Marine Terrace areas. Irish Water will coordinate a traffic management plan in coordination with Galway County Council.

What are the benefits of this project?

  • Improved water quality in the receiving waters
  • Enhancement of Roundstone’s amenity value and will act as a platform for social and economic development
  • Compliance with national and EU regulations relating to the treatment of urban wastewater
  • Provision for future growth within the Roundstone area.

What is involved as part of this project?

  1. A new wastewater treatment plant that will serve a population equivalent of 1,000.
  2. Three new below-ground pumping stations to transfer wastewater from the existing network to the new wastewater treatment plant.
  3. This project is currently in the design and pre-planning stage.

More information

For further information you can contact the Project Team at GalwayUWW@water.ie.

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