Irish Water has confirmed that construction works on the Churchill Water Supply Scheme is to commence over the coming weeks with a contract duration of 6 months.
The move has been welcomed by Senator Padraig Mac Lochlainn.
“I congratulate the local community who have campaigned for these improvement works for many years now with brown water coming through their taps.
“Irish Water have advised me that they have appointed the contractor for the advance works contract to construct an interconnecting pipeline to the Churchill Water Supply Scheme from the Letterkenny Regional Water Supply Scheme, which will facilitate the provision of an improved water supply to Churchill and allow the decommissioning of the existing Churchill Water Treatment Plant.
“Construction works will commence over the coming weeks and has contract duration of 6 months.
In addition, Irish Water have also advised me that the contract to construct a new Water Treatment Plant at Goldrum for the Letterkenny Regional Water Supply Scheme is currently out to tender. They envisage that this contract will be awarded early in 2017”.