Nereda® WwTP
Clonakilty

Irish Water’s €7 million scheme arose from the need to protect Clonakilty Harbour, which is classified as a National Heritage Area, Special Area of Conservation and a Special Protection Area. 

Project Title

Utility

Client

Irish Water

Type

Nereda

About the Project

  • First full scale Nereda® plant in the UK and Ireland
  • Replaced a heavily over-loaded oxidation ditch process
  • Site adjoins an environmentally sensitive estuary and a tourist attraction
  • Discharge consent is BOD 25 mg/l, TSS 35 mg/l, MRP 1 mg/l, Total-P 2mg/l, Total-N 15 mg/l, NH3-N 10 mg/l

The plant won the Local Authority Engineering Initiative category at the Engineers Ireland Excellence Awards 2015 and the ‘Green Technology Award’ for introducing the revolutionary Nereda® Technology to the Irish wastewater treatment market.

1 M
DB Cost

MAY 2015

PROJECT START DATE

1 MONTHS
CONSTRUCTION PERIOD
100
POP. EQUIVALENT
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