€50m investment in Wastewater Infrastructure for Ramelton, Milford and Rathmullan

A LONG awaited Sewerage Scheme in Ramelton, Milford and Rathmullan has been given the green light with a €50 million investment. This new sewerage scheme will result in significant improvements to water quality by ending the discharge of raw sewage directly into Leannan Estuary, Lough Swilly and Maggie’s Burn, safeguarding the environment and supporting social […]

Sewage concerns for Gweedore hotel developers

DONEGAL County Council has sought further information on a proposal to redevelop the former Seaview Hotel in Gweedore. The Bunbeg Revitalisation project, being developed by Dublin-based property developers Vesada Private, will see a €20 million investment to include the former Seaview and Ostan Ghaoth Dobhair Hotels. Phase 1 of the project will see the construction […]

Meeting in Kerrykeel over sewage scheme plans

A PUBLIC information meeting is being held in Kerrykeel this evening when Irish Water will present plans for a new sewage scheme for the area.  A new wastewater treatment plant will be built in an effort to stop untreated wastewater being discharged into the Burnside River which flows into Mulroy Bay. Irish Water is working […]

Infrastructure to tackle Donegal’s sewage problems

IRISH Water has announced that they will begin developing wastewater infrastructure in three areas of Donegal, Burtonport, Kerrykeel and Kilcar where sewage is currently going untreated. The move follows last week’s damning report from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) which revealed untreated sewage is being pumped into waterways in these areas. The utility company has […]