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Meeting Irish Water to Highlight Water Issues in Kildare South

Minister Martin Heydon along with Cllr. Tracey O’ Dwyer met with representatives from Irish Water today to highlight issues relating to connections and water quality concerns that have been raised with them by Kildare South constituents.

“Pockets of Kildare South have been experiencing ongoing issues with water discolouration, taste, smell and limescale for months.  In response […]

November 12th, 2021|Environment, Water|

€30m Investment in Newbridge Interceptor will allow more growth in Newbridge

Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has officiated at the ceremony to mark the start of the contract for the long awaited interceptor sewer which will connect Newbridge to the Osberstown Wastewater treatment plant. Once this project is completed it will facilitate increased flow to the existing Osberstown Wastewater Treatment Plant adn support […]

€600k Investment for Kilmeague Wastewater treatment Plant

Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has welcomed confirmation from Irish Water of plans to invest €600,000 in an upgrade of the wastewater treatment plant in Kilmeague, Co. Kildare.

“Following a number of representations Irish Water have now confirmed that the contract has been awarded to upgrade the Wastewater Treatment Plant in Kilmeague.  This project […]

April 20th, 2018|Water|

€6m Funding Approval to improve Athy Water Supply


Fine Gael TD for Kildare South, Martin Heydon, has welcomed the approval of funding by Environment Minister Phil Hogan to allow Kildare County Council to accept the tender of just over €6 million for the construction of the watermains from the treatment plant at Srowland to Ardscull, Athy.
 
Deputy Heydon explained “The River Barrow Abstraction Scheme involves the construction of a new water treatment plant at Srowland near Athy (currently under construction) and pipeline contracts to connect the water treatment plant to two service reservoirs at Ardscull and Old Kilcullen.”