This was one of the larger reservoirs in the Irish Water network. It had not been cleaned and desludged since commissioning. The scale of the task, in terms of sludge volume and operating conditions within the cells, could only be estimated. There was a clear need to complete the work in as short a time as possible to maintain water supply. AQS put together a programme of works that took account of these uncertainties and met the client’s tight timescales whilst operating a strict hygiene protocol.
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Sealing and repairs works on a grease bin consisting of rebuilding base damage and sealing fiberglass unit using structure injection and reinforcement.
Using the appropriate personal protective equipment, we cordoned off the work area with barrier tape and signage.
The culvert on the motorway was completely blocked. Water was unable to pass through the foul and storm lines due to a vast amount of stone, grit and materials.