13 Million Euro Announced for Bandon Town

Minister for the Environment Mr. Phil Hogan TD has today (Saturday)
confirmed approval has been given to Cork County Council to seek tenders
for the Bandon Town Sewerage Scheme with an estimated cost of 13
million euro. Confirmation of the news has been welcomed by local Fine
Gael TD Jim Daly who has expressed gratitude on behalf of the people
of Bandon Town to the Minister for giving the go ahead for this
project. “This issue has been on the desk of a number of previous
Ministers. I am very grateful to Minister Hogan who visited the town
last May and promised to take the urgency of this request back to the
Department. Thirteen million euro is a very welcome boost to the
town’s infrastructure.”

The Bandon Sewerage Scheme Stage 2 – Network Contract comprises the
upgrade and expansion of the sewerage collection network and it also
provides for flood relief works with the construction of two storm
water pumping stations located in the centre of Bandon Town. An
advance works contract has already been undertaken to provide a foul
and surface water pumping station at Watergate Street, rising mains,
river crossing and associated pipe work