Environmental

Dublin Bay Project

THIS PROJECT REQUIRED DETAILED CONSIDERATIONS FOR THE PROJECT'S SUCCESS

Project management of the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Dublin Bay project involves the co-ordination of joint venture partners and specialists sub consultants.

Scope of Project

  • Preparation of the EIS 
  • Client liaison 
  • Setting up public information and public consultation processes including the acquisition of public relations consultants 
  • Co-ordination of all other elements of the Dublin Bay project with the treatment works expansion 
There are a number of different elements of the project requiring detailed consideration namely the submarine pipeline, the raw sewage pumping station at Sutton, the treatment works expansion at Ringsend and the sludge treatment facilities. Each of these elements is being considered in detail in terms of environmental impact.

Impacts to Consider

  • Water and Air Quality 
  • Land and Marine Flora and Fauna
  • Visual and Noise 
  • Birds in the Intertidal Area Amenity
  • Socio-Economic 
  • Environmental Risk 
  • Transport 
  • Heritage 
  • Construction 
The impacts associated with the discharge of treated effluent from the 1.7 million population equivalent treatment works into the River Liffey and Dublin Bay are a significant aspect of the studies. These include strict compliance with water quality and bathing water requirements.