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Burncourt and Fethard Water Supply Schemes

Water Supply Project

This €15.2 million investment will resolve water quality and supply issues for customers serviced by the Fethard and Burncourt Regional Water Supply Schemes in Co. Tipperary.

Two new water treatment plants will ensure customers in both Fethard and Burncourt will receive a reliable supply of high quality drinking water. The creation of a new water supply source at the River Anner will also further secure water supply for local communities.

Burncourt and Fethard, Tipperary
€15.2 million


  • Improve drinking water quality
  • Reduce disruptions to supply
  • Improve security of supply
  • Create a new water supply source for local communities
  • Lifting of boil water notices for over 90 properties in the area
  • Improve water pressure


  • Constructing a new water treatment plant, reservoir, sludge dewatering building, tanks, intake works and pumping station for the Fethard Regional Water Supply Scheme
  • Constructing a new water treatment plant, reservoir, sludge holding tanks and ancillary works for the Burncourt Regional Water Supply Scheme
  • Creating a new water source direct from the River Anner