Connaughton welcomes progress on Milltown Sewerage Scheme

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News that Environment Minister Phil Hogan T.D. has given approval for the seeking of tenders for the design, build and operation of Milltown Sewerage Scheme was this week welcomed by East Galway T.D. Paul Connaughton T.D.

‘The Minister has given approval for a design build operate (DBO) contract for the Claregalway and Milltown Sewerage Schemes.  Progress on the scheme for Milltown is particularly welcome as it will help preserve water quality standards in the area.

‘Work is already underway on the network contract and I would like to see work get underway on this DBO contract for both Claregalway and Milltown as soon as possible, as it will have the dual benefit of enhancing water quality and providing jobs in the region.’