Sewer and water mains work this week
IRISH Water are carrying out work on the sewer network in Bray and the watermain in Greystones this week.
The national water utility began carrying out upgrades to the sewer network on Old Connaught Avenue in Bray on Monday last, July 22. These works are expected to take six weeks and are part of the provision of essential wastewater infrastructure serving the area.
The work involves the construction of approximately 313 metres of uPVC sewer mains to address structural defects in the sewer. GMC Utilities Limited is working on behalf of Irish Water to deliver this project.
When complete, the project will benefit businesses and residents in the area by rectifying blockages and structural defects in the sewer network, and providing upgraded wastewater infrastructure.
The works are required to rectify structural defects in the sewer network.
‘Irish Water would like to thank the local community for their patience during these works, and apologise for any inconvenience the works will cause. This scheme, when complete, will provide essential wastewater infrastructure and improve the wastewater networks for businesses and residents in the area,’ said the company in a statement.
Meanwhile, residents and businesses in Blacklion, Greystones will experience water disruption at night this week due to watermain improvement works the area.
The works began yesterday (Tuesday, July 23) and continue until tomorrow (Thursday, July 25) and may cause disruption to supply for homes and businesses between from 10 p.m. and 2 a.m.
During these planned works, homes and businesses in the affected areas may be impacted by reduced water pressure and water outages. Following this, water supply may take 2-3 hours to return as water refills the network.
Irish Water said that understands this type of work can be inconvenient and will ensure that work crews make every effort to minimise any disruption.
These works are being carried out as part of Irish Water’s national Leakage Reduction Programme which will see €500 million invested up to the end of 2021 to reduce the level of leakage across the country by fixing and replacing ageing water mains.
The works in Bray are expected to take six weeks.