Works on two Kerry treatment plants to be completed by February

Work on the upgrading of two Kerry water treatment plants is expected to be completed in the coming months, according to Irish Water. Irish Water The company has also published a list of infrastructural projects which are to be built and completed over the next three years. Irish Water says it expects remedial works on the Loughguittane water treatment plant to be completed in February at a cost of €268,000. Repairs to the mains in the Killorglin area – costing €1 million – are due to be completed in April. In 2017, the planning and design of an upgrade to the wastewater treatment plant in Ardfert is scheduled as are similar preparations for the county’s Central Regional Water Supply.The latter is expected to cost over €30 million. There are also plans for 2018 involving work on the water supply schemes in Kenmare and Kilcummin. In 2015, Irish Water invested €8.6 million in smaller projects around the county as well as €1.9 million in wastewater facilities countywide.