What are the benefits of this project?

  • Increased treatment capacity of the plant to meet current needs of the town and allow for future growth
  • Improved water quality of nearby coastal areas, protecting bathing areas and the environment from pollution
  • Ensure wastewater is treated and discharged in compliance with EU regulations

What is involved in this project?

  1. Upgrades to the inlet pumping station and new inlet works
  2. A new storm water holding tank
  3. A new secondary biological treatment process and final settlement tanks
  4. A new control building and new sludge thickening facility
  5. A new 3,500 PE capacity wastewater treatment plant within the existing site which has current capacity for 1,400 PE
  6. New gravity sewer pipeline to the wastewater treatment plant and a new rising main to bring treated effluent to the outfall location at the River Moy
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