Enniscorthy Wastewater Treatment Plant
On 26th April 2017, Minister Simon Coveney, turned the sod on the €16.3 million upgrade of the wastewater treatment facilities in Enniscorthy. The works were procured as a design, build, operate contract under FIDIC Gold Conditions of Contract and are programmed to be completed in 2019.
The work will involve the upgrade and expansion of the existing Enniscorthy wastewater treatment plant and the decommissioning of the existing Kilagoley wastewater treatment plant. along with extensive upgrade work to three pumping stations, construction of a new foul sewer and sewer rehabilitation works.
J.B.Barry and Partners Ltd have an historic relationship with Enniscorthy Sewerage Scheme, having designed and built the original Enniscorthy wastewater treatment plant in 1990’s. The current upgrade will ensure that wastewater is compliant with the current wastewater discharge licence requirements and environmental regulations before being discharged into the River Slaney. It will also provide the additional treatment capacity to allow for future economic and population growth in the Enniscorthy area.
Also present at the sod turning were Maurice O’Donoghue (Project Director, JBBarry); Colette O’Shea (Project Manager, JBBarry); Mark Murray (Infrastructure Programme Regional Lead, Irish Water); Michael Tinsley (Infrastructure Portfolio Delivery Manager, Irish Water); Aidan Whitty (Irish Water); Nick Rossiter (A/Senior Engineer, Wexford Co Co); Taghd O’Corcora (Senior Executive Engineer, Wexford Co Co); Tom McDonald (Response Engineering); Anthony Nolan (Wexford Co Co)