Client: Mayo County Council
Location: Co. Mayo, Ireland
Project Value: €5.40m
Description: Upgrading and refurbishment works at Tourmakeady Water Treatment Plant and the High Lift Raw Water Pumping Station at Lough Mask in Co. Mayo
Ward & Burke were responsible for the design, construction, testing & commissioning of the Lough Mask Treatment Plant, designed to cater for 27,300m3/day and subsequently increased to 40,600m3/day. The upgrade included additional settlement and filtration elements and also necessitated improvement works at the Intake Works and Pumping Station along with the duplication of 2.33km of 600mm diameter ductile iron rising main to cater for increased flows to the treatment plant.
Works included for a trunk main extension of the Lough Mask Regional Water Supply Scheme from Srah to Westport. The pipeline was laid in the R330 and in adjacent wayleave. Twin and triple 400mm diameter DI pipework was also laid in the N59 and the adjoining residential road network. The Contract included for a complete civil, mechanical and electrical installation, including the construction of a 4000m3 precast reservoir, control building and 6 valve house chambers.
Works included design, supply, installation and commissioning of;
As part of this contract, it was necessary to upgrade, alter and supplement the existing chemical dosing and sterilisation arrangements in parallel with the increased throughput requirements of the plant. This included;