Hogan approves preliminary report for €19 million city sewerage scheme

Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, Phil Hogan, TD has approved the Preliminary Report for the €19.3 million Kilkenny City Sewerage Scheme and Kilkenny Sludge Treatment Centre.

Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, Phil Hogan, TD has approved the Preliminary Report for the €19.3 million Kilkenny City Sewerage Scheme and Kilkenny Sludge Treatment Centre.

The project is included in the Department’s Water Services Investment Programme 2010 – 2013 as a scheme to advance through Planning and is part of a total investment of over €60.3 million set aside for Kilkenny County for water and waste water schemes under the Water Services Investment Programme.

“The approval of this Preliminary Report for the Kilkenny City Sewerage Scheme reflects one of the key objectives in the Water Services Investment Programme, which is continuing investment in waste water schemes to ensure that capacity, treatment and discharges meet the highest national and international standards”, said Minister Hogan.

“When complete the scheme will provide modern sewerage and sludge treatment facilities which will cater for current residential and commercial needs in Kilkenny City, as well as setting a platform for development needs for the into the future” the Minister added.