Client: Irish Water / Limerick City and County Council
Location: Co. Limerick, Ireland
Project Value: €4.5m
Description: Ward & Burke delivered a turnkey solution including all civil, process and MEICA works for the upgrade works to Limerick Main Drainage, Co. Limerick, Ireland
Limerick Main Drainage is a municipal wastewater treatment plant designed to treat a population equivalent of 130,000.
Ward & Burke in conjunction with STR secured the project to upgrade the existing wastewater and sludge treatment facilities at Bunlicky to receive additional loads at the works. The additional loads are resulting from the connection of a new Pharmaceutical plant in the city, with the works completed in two separate phases.
Design and build of upgrades to Bunlicky WWTW and STC to cater for 50% of Regeneron’s flow and loads. Works involved the design, supply, installation, commissioning and testing of:
Design and build of upgrades to Bunlicky WWTW and STC to cater for 100% of the Regeneron flow and loads. The project comprises of a New Anaerobic Digestion (AD) facility to treat the additional sludge being received at the plant with two digesters proposed for the site with a capacity of 4,000m3 each. A new Combined Heat & Power (CHP) Plant was installed to generate power on the site. Other components of the project plant include:
The new Anaerobic Digestion Process resulted in significant benefits to the clients including: