Minister of State Seán Canney TD confirms that County Galway will benefit from funding from different strands of the Multi Annual Water Programme. Under measure 1 Source Protection, Galway will be funded to the sum of €50,000.

Under measure 2 Public Health Compliance, Galway will benefit to the amount of €435,437.

Measure 3 Enhancement of existing schemes including water conservation, Galway has been allocated almost €1,800,000.

Measure 4 New Group Schemes are allocated €698,600 with Kilricle on the list and awaiting final costings.

Measure 5 Transition of Existing Schemes allocation in Galway is €897,299.

Measure 6 Community Connection Networks in Galway receive €196,350

Measure 7 Innovation and Research, €36,000 is allocated to Galway

Proposals for funding were invited by the Department in early 2019 and following assessment 72 projects were approved for funding.

‘I welcome this investment right across the County where Group Water Schemes continue to provide a basic utility in Rural Ireland.’

‘It is imperative that we continue to invest in water to ensure a quality supply to all our citizens.’

For more information, contact Minister Canney on 086-2513639