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Dáil Question on upgrading of Osberstown Treatment Plant

Question No. 138

To ask the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government if he will provide an update on the upgrading of the sewerage treatment plant in Osberstown, Naas, County Kildare..

– Anthony Lawlor.

For WRITTEN answer on Thursday, 12th December, 2013.

Ref No: 53479/13


Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government (Mr. P. Hogan)

The Upper Liffey Valley S ewerage Scheme (Osber s town Wastewater Treatment Plan t Upgrade Contract) is included in my Department’s Water Services Investment Programme 2010 – 2013 as a scheme to start during the lifetime of the Programme.

In June 2013 I approved Kildare County Council’s proposals to commence the procurement process for increasing the capacity of the treatment plant from 80,000 population equivalent (p.e.) to 130,000 p.e. I understand that the closing date for submission of tenders has passed and that the Council is assessing the tenders received with a view to getting work underway as early as possible in 2014.