Bandon Water Main & Sewer Network Upgrade Project

Watermain Project

Irish Water is investing €14 million in the Bandon Water Main & Sewer Network Upgrade Project.

Works on the Bandon Water Main and Sewer Upgrade Project are continuing in accordance with the current Level 5 Covid 19 restrictions.

In Progress
€14 million


  • Will improve the water and sewer network in Bandon
  • Will reduce leakage in Bandon
  • Provision for future growth within the Bandon area


  1. Replacement of 10kms aging water mains with a high frequency of burst and high rate of leakage
  2. Upgrading over 5kms of sewer network
  3. Replacement of all lead and copper communications pipes crossed or otherwise encountered during the construction works and replacement with polyethylene pipe
  4. Provision of a combined sewer underneath the bed of the St. Patrick’s Place Culvert on the Bridewell River from New Road along St. Patrick’s Place to Market Quay
  5. Removal of combined sewer overflows

Details of upcoming and on-going works:

LocationStart DatesDurationPlanned WorksTraffic Management
Numerous locations in the town October 2021 10 weeks Snagging works including footpath works, tie ins, manhole works etc. Stop and Go

Stakeholder Engagement

For updates on the works please visit the Bandon Project page.

Ward and Burke Construction Ltd. has a full time Community Liaison Officer on the contract who is available to address any concerns in relation to these works.

Contact details: Carol Harris 086 1449548 or