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Progress by Irish Water on Newbridge Interceptor will support Newbridge Development

Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has welcomed confirmation from Irish Water of progress on the long awaited new interceptor to connect Newbridge to the Osberstown Wastewater Treatment Plant.  The new connection is badly needed to upgrade current systems and to allow for further development in Newbridge. There can be no new developments in […]

2017-05-29T10:27:14+00:00 May 26th, 2017|Newbridge, Press Release, Water|

Right2Water Throwing Water Charges back on the Workers

Fine Gael TD and Party Chairman Martin Heydon has today (Tuesday) said that Right2Water now accept that water needs to be paid for but want to throw the cost of that back on ordinary workers.

Deputy Heydon’s comments came after David Gibney of Right2Water told the Joint Oireachtas Committee on the Future Funding of Domestic Water […]

2017-02-28T11:42:05+00:00 February 21st, 2017|Environment, Press Release, Rural Issues, 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.”