€1m water scheme goahead

MR Phil Hogan TD Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government has announced that he has approved funding for water schemes in Laois.

MR Phil Hogan TD Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government has announced that he has approved funding for water schemes in Laois.

This is the required funding to allow Laois County Council accept the tender of Ward and Burke Ltd in the amount of €1.24 million for the Portlaoise and Mountmellick Water Supply Scheme -Advanced Works RAL Contract. The works are being undertaken as part of the overall Portlaoise Mountmellick Water Supply Scheme, listed on the current Water Services Investment Programme. The Minister said: “I will be asking the Council to proceed to with these works as soon as possible.”