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Cork City Water Supply - Eastern Strategic Trunk Watermain

Uisce Éireann is progressing with significant upgrades to the water network across Cork City.

Uisce Éireann is progressing with significant upgrades to the water network across Cork City. In partnership with Cork City Council, we are working to improve the security of water supply across Cork City through the delivery of three projects as part of the Cork City Water Supply Scheme. Farrans Construction is delivering these three projects on behalf Uisce Éireann.

  1. Eastern Strategic Trunk Watermain
  2. Shanakiel Watermains Upgrades
  3. Western Trunk Watermain

What is involved as part of this project?

As part of this project, Uisce Éireann will:

  • Replace and upsize where required 2.4km of various sized large diameter trunk mains between Camden Quay and Shanakiel Reservoir.

What are the benefits of this project?

  • Provide a secure and reliable water supply to Cork City.
  • Reduced leaks as the replacement of water mains and service connections will eliminate existing leaks and reduce the amount of clean drinking water lost into the ground.

Eastern trunk main

Stakeholder Engagement

Farrans Construction has a full time Stakeholder Liaison Officer on the contract who is available to address and queries or concerns in relation to the works.

Contact details:

For updates on the works please visit website project pages listed above.

Uisce Éireann is working proactively with our delivery partners and as part of a multi-agency working group to ensure that our construction works are carried out in a controlled and safe manner, in keeping with Government and HSE guidelines to protect workers, their families and the broader community.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused during the construction works on this essential project. We will endeavour to keep all stakeholders, businesses and residents informed as this essential water supply scheme progresses.

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