About this project

Veolia Limited is working on behalf of Irish Water to deliver the National Disinfection Project across the county. The Westmeath programme is now complete.

Disinfection systems at 2 plants at Ballaney and Athlone (Westmeath) have been upgraded and standardised.

Location
Co. Westmeath
Status
Completed
Investment
€65m nationally

What was involved

​The programme involved assessing the condition and performance of all the sites. We then determined the disinfection systems needed to be upgraded.

Works at the plants included upgrades to the:

  • Chemical storage and dosing infrastructure
  • Chlorine contact time provision systems
  • Disinfection systems using Ultra Violet (UV) barriers where required
  • Monitoring instrumentation systems
  • Control, telemetry and automation processes

Benefits

The upgrade works carried out as part of this project has:

  • Improved the security of drinking water for residents and businesses
  • Improved disinfection systems and standards
  • Future-proofed the security of supplies
  • Provided improved control of the systems
  • Ensured continued compliance with Drinking Water Quality Regulations

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