Ballynagran, Coolbeg and Kilcandra, Wicklow.
Ballynagran is an operational landfill in Co. Wicklow. It accepts residual nonhazardous, commercial and industrial waste.
Storm water is collected in an attenuation lagoon prior to discharge to the Ford Stream, a tributary of the Three Mile River, via reed beds.
Process waste water is collected in a leachate collection lagoon prior to removal from site via tankers to suitable Waste Water Treatment Plants. There is no discharge of treated wastewater to surface water or
Leachate collected in the leachate collection lagoon is monitored quarterly and is analysed for a number of parameters as required by the licence.
Groundwater monitoring is undertaken at 16 locations within the facility. These are located hydraulically upgradient and downgradient of the landfill. The groundwater is analysed for a number of parameters as required by the licence.