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Irish WaterThe Managing Director of Irish Water says a new €30 million water treatment plant in Mid Kerry is one of just many projects being progressed across the county.

Yesterday Irish Water marked the start of construction of a new water treatment plant on Lough Guitane near Killarney with a sod-turning by Minister of State for Housing and Urban Renewal, Damien English.

MD of Irish Water Jerry Grant, said Kerry is one of Ireland’s premier tourist destinations and every one of the 1.2 million tourists who come to enjoy this part of the world every year expect nothing less than a safe and reliable water supply.

He added that with this project, Irish Water will be able to ensure that they can enjoy their time here confident that the water supply is safe and secure.

Mr Grant said further to this investment in Kerry, while not of the same scale, Irish Water is also progressing with upgrades in the water supplies of other areas in the county: