What are the benefits of this project?

  • Improved drinking water quality
  • Improved security of supply to approximately 6,000 people in Loughrea Town and surrounding areas

What is involved as part of this project?

  1. Construction of approximately 20km of water mains from Carrowmonesh in Oranmore to Seefin Reservoir site located near Loughrea Town
  2. Construction of a new 1,000m³ reservoir at Seefin
  3. Provision of four new pumping stations in Derrydonnell, Seefin, Lake Road and Knockanaima
  4. Decommissioning of two existing water treatment plants in Loughrea

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Where will the works take place? 

  • The proposed works will take place along the local, regional and national roads between Oranmore and Loughrea in County Galway.
  • During the works traffic management will be in place and local access will be maintained at all times.
  • Works will also take place on private land adjacent to the roads along this route.  

What are the next steps? 

  • Works are due to commence in the coming weeks.
  • The project is expected that the project will take approximately 18 months to complete.
  • The Project Team will ensure the local community is notified in advance of any works commencing.
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