sewerage scheme

  • Works are now underway in the installation of a new 8 million euro waste water and sewerage scheme for Foxford.

    New sewers are being laid on the Belass side of the town at present, and while the works are ongoing some traffic disruption can be expected.

    According to local Fine Gael councillor Neil Cruise, some traffic disruption is inevitable over the next number of months, but he says it should be kept to a minimum and its the price that has to be paid for progress.

    The Irish Water project, will involve works on the Swinford road out of the town in the next phase of the development.

    Councillor Cruise told Midwest Radio News  today more about the works now underway.

  • Irish Water, working with Galway County Council have started work on an upgrade to the Glenamaddy sewerage scheme. Once complete, the works will lead to improved public and environmental health, and provide a platform for social and economic development.

    The €7 million project will be delivered by Ward and Burke and is expected to be completed by 2020. The works will include the construction of a new wastewater treatment plant at Mountkelly, a new pumping station on the Creggs Road, the upgrade/rehabilitation of 700m of existing sewers and the construction of 1,700m of new rising main and outfall sewers.

    Colm Boyd of Irish Water told Midwest News that the company faces a serious challenge with the size and scale of issues with the wastewater across the country. A sewer network and treatment plant that is fit for purpose is essential in order to support business and social development in Glenamaddy, and these works will facilitate ongoing growth. These works will have a lasting benefit for local residents, business owners, and the environment.