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Shannon Estuary Water Supply Scheme

Water Supply Scheme

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Value : €3,700,000
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RPS/MCOS Consulting Engineers, Cork

General Description

This contract involved the laying of almost 17,000m of 400mm and 600mm dia. ductile iron water main between Askeaton and Pallaskenry in Co. Limerick. Most of the line was laid along a very busy thoroughfare through rock and marshy ground. It also involved the construction of 54 No. valve chambers and a Booster Pump house.


  • 17km of 600mm and 400mm diameter ductile iron water mains
  • Booster pump house control building
  • 6,000 m3 of rock excavation
  • Pipe laying in poor marshy ground conditions
  • River crossings
  • Traffic management on N21 national primary Limerick to Kerry road

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