Waterford City Sewer Survey

Wastewater Project

Commencing works to survey over 24km of sewer and 3,420 manholes in Waterford City.

Irish Water, working in partnership with Waterford City and County Council, is to undertake a survey of the existing sewer network in Waterford City. McBreen Environmental Limited is working on behalf of Irish Water to deliver this project. This is the first time surveys of this scale carried out in Waterford City and will provide the basis to assess the capacity, condition and performance level of the sewer network.

Location
Waterford
Status
Planned
Type
Wastewater

Benefits

  • Allow us to build a hydraulic model of the existing sewer network under Waterford City
  • Determine the condition, capacity and performance level of the sewer network
  • Feed into a national programme of sewer network models across the country
  • Allow us to prioritise sewers in need of repair and upgrade on a national basis

Steps

  • Undertake surveys and data collection of the sewer network and manholes
  • May require access to private property to complete manhole surveys
  • Some traffic management around manholes will be required for a limited time to facilitate the survey
  • Traffic management will be managed in coordination with Waterford City and County Council, with limited or no traffic disruption expected as a result of these works