Veolia WWTP pumping station, Ashford, Wicklow

Ashford pumping station

26th Oct, 2022 5pm

No power

Holding tanks overflowing with a mixture of raw sewage and rainwater into the Varty river

Pumping station plant is run by Veolia, under contract to Irish Water

Reported to IFI who rang Irish water who then rang Veolia

Company run a similar pumping station in Rathnew

What is the alarm process WWTP pumping stations when power outages/pump failures release sewage into rivers?

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