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Irish Water seeking permission for major upgrades to Ballyjamesduff Wastewater Treatment Plant

Apr 27, 2022 14:04 By News Northern Sound
Irish Water seeking permission for major upgrades to Ballyjamesduff Wastewater Treatment Plant Irish Water seeking permission for major upgrades to Ballyjamesduff Wastewater Treatment Plant
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The Planners Report says the “upgrades are essential to tackle current operational deficiencies”.

Irish Water is seeking permission for major upgrades to the Ballyjamesduff Wastewater Treatment Plant.

The Planners Report says the “upgrades are essential to tackle current operational deficiencies” and to “cater for the current population and future projected growth”.

The Ballyjamesduff Wastewater Treatment Plant is listed as a "significant pressure" on the Mountnugent waterbody, which is classed as having a "poor status".

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The proposed development, at the facility located off Market Street, in the townland of Derrylurgan, Ballyjamesduff, would involve the demolition of the existing above ground tanks and kiosks and below ground structures within the existing site.

This would allow for the construction of an extended wastewater treatment plant, with five new buildings for operating the equipment, provision of an ESB substation, and a new storm water overflow chamber.

There would also be provision for a wash water recycle system to clean equipment and an extension to the internal access road and car parking to the western end of the site.

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A decision on the application is expected in early June, and if approved, construction will likely commence in March 2023 and construction would take around 14 months.

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