Irish Water Confirm Four Options To Address Supply Issues

Four options have been put forward by Irish Water in an effort to address supply issues in Dublin and the eastern region.

According to reports, three of the options involve taking water from the River Shannon, alongside a fourth to build a desalination plant in north Co Dublin.

The four proposals have been brought forward from an original 10 options, suggested some four years ago.

Of the remaining options, two propose taking water from Lough Derg – one from a stored reservoir supply and another directly through a pipeline.

A third option lays out a plan for a pipeline drawing water from the Parteen Basin. The fourth proposes a new desalination plant in Fingal.

The four options will now be put out for public consultation until August.


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