Location
Waterford
Status
Completed
Type
Leakage Reduction

Steps

  • Removing approximately 75 lead service connections from the public water network
  • These lead service connections will be replaced with modern high density polyethylene (HDPE) plastic pipes
  • Expected to take approximately 8 weeks to complete

Benefits

Improved Water Quality

  • These works will result in improved water quality. Any lead service pipes found on the public side will be replaced

Improved Security of Supply

  • The replacement of the ageing lead pipework will significantly reduce the level of disruption to customers

Reduced Leakage

  • Replacing the old lead service connections will eliminate existing leaks and reduce the loss of clean drinking water in the network

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