The Government has approved Cork County Council’s preliminary report on upgrading the sewerage infrastructure in the villages of Courtmacsherry and Timoleague and the scheme has been included for funding under the Water Services Investment Programme 2010-2012.
The scheme involves the upgrading and expansion of the collection system at both Courtmacsherry and Timoleague and the provision of a new wastewater treatment plant.
“This will allow the two villages to further develop as key tourism resorts in Cork. My approval of the council’s design proposals reflects our commitment to continuing investment in our wastewater schemes to ensure that treated effluent discharges meet the highest international standards,” says John Gormley TD, Minister for Environment, Heritage and Local Government.
The approval means that Cork County Council can now prepare contract documents for the scheme and seek tenders.