The upgraded wastewater plant will bring it in line with EU best practices.

What are the benefits of this project?

  • Increase capacity of existing plant to allow for growth in local population and economic development
  • Treated effluent from the plant will reach EPA standards
  • Help Ireland avoid substantial EU penalties with the introduction of modern process and treatment standards

What is involved in this project?

  1. Upgrading the wastewater treatment plant capacity from 80,000 to 130,000 Population Equivalent (PE).
  2. Expanding the preliminary and primary treatment processes at the plant.
  3. Upgrading the nitrogen and biological phosphorous removal processes at the plant.
  4. Constructing tertiary treatment process at the plant.
  5. Expanding sludge facilities.
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