Upper Liffey Valley Sewerage Scheme

What are the benefits of this project?

  • The sewer network will have more capacity, which will facilitate future growth and economic development
  • Treated wastewater will be cleaner and will meet all regulatory requirements, which will help Ireland avoid substantial EU penalties
  • The number of emergency overflows to the River Liffey will be significantly reduced
  • There will be a reduced risk of flooding in Naas
The upgraded wastewater treatment plant in Osberstown.

What is involved in this project?

  1. Significant upgrades to the Osberstown wastewater treatment plant (now complete).
  2. 28Km of new gravity sewers and rising mains to reinforce and improve the existing network.
  3. 6 new or upgraded pumping stations, all with stormwater storage tanks to reduce the risk of emergency overflows.
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