Water Treatment Plant Upgrade

Foxford Water Treatment Plant Upgrade

Irish Water is progressing water treatment upgrades at Foxford, Co Mayo.

Irish Water, working in partnership with Mayo County Council, is progressing upgrade works at Foxford Water Treatment Plant. The plant supplies water to the town of Foxford and its environs in east Mayo. These essential works will be carried out in accordance with Level 5 Covid-19 restrictions.

The works involve upgrading the water treatment processes at the plant, thus significantly improving the quality and security of residents’ and businesses’ water supply. These upgrades are underway and due to complete in Q2 of this year.


In Progress


The benefits of this project include:

  • Enhancing the water quality for Foxford and its environs in east Mayo

  • Improving the water security for the residents and businesses

  • Ensuring compliance with Irish and EU legislation.


This project involves the:

  • Installation of new water treatment processes including sand filters

  • Installation of pH adjustment and correction systems, and associated equipment.

More information

For further information you can contact the Project Team at team@water.ie.