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Irish Water to replacing Blacklion water mains

Tuesday, 13th February, 2018 3:11pm

Irish Water to replacing Blacklion water mains



Irish Water, working in partnership with Cavan County Council, is to commence works on the Blacklion Water Mains Replacement Project which will involve the replacement of approximately 1.1 kilometres of ageing cast iron water mains.

The works, are due to commence in the week starting February 19, and are part of Irish Water’s National Leakage Reduction Programme. The aim of the works schemes which is to reduce the high level of leakage across the country by fixing or replacing ageing water mains over the next four years.

Irish Water will replace the approximate 1.1 kilometres of ageing public cast iron water mains and old service connections in Blacklion with modern high density polyethylene (HDPE) plastic pipes.

Also as part of this project, the works will include the replacement of shared backyard services in Marion Cresent, Blacklion. The works will involve laying a new main in the public road, adjacent to the property, and connecting the main to the property with a new service pipe.

Traffic management will be in place for the duration of the works and local and emergency traffic will be maintained at all times.


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