Portrane, Donabate, Rush & Lusk Wastewater Treatment Scheme


Client: Fingal County Council
Location: Dublin, Ireland
Value: €50 Million
Scope: Stage (ii) to (v) including PSDP



TheThe four communities of Portrane, Donabate, Rush & Lusk are located in North Dublin within the Fingal County Council administrative area. The four areas are located on the coast and are positioned around the Rogerstown Estuary with Rush & Lusk to the north, and Portrane and Donabate to the south.

J. B. Barry and Partners Limited were appointed by Fingal County Council to carry out a review of the scheme design and to then procure and adminster the various contracts required.

Key Features

  • 65,000 PE WWTP (Disinfected secondary effluent)
  • 3 main pumping stations
  • 7 outlying pumping stations
  • 11 km rising mains
  • 19 km sewer network upgrade
  • 1,000 m marine outfall
  • 600m estuary crossing

The Project was shortlisted for the Engineering Project of the Year, as part of the Engineers Ireland Excellence Awards 2012.