Source Civil Ltd was appointed as the main contractor to carry out works to an existing raw feed pipeline from Lough Easkey to the Water Treatment Plant in north west county Sligo. Source Civil was responsible for the roles of PSCS, PSDP Designer and Main Contractor. The works was located in a SAC area in a bog. The project was carried out in two phases.


  • Phase 1 – Site Investigation Works
  • Carry out site investigation &
  • Traffic Management
  • Carry out a full topographical survey
  • Update the proposed route on the Indicative
  • Design Drawings
  • Design connection details and thrust block/walls
  • Produce a Design Risk Assessment (DRA)
  • Carry out Value
  • Engineering Workshops to minimise costs to client
  • Phase 2 – Mains
  • Rehabilitation Works
  • Laying of the following SDR 17 315mm dia
  • Water main by means of slip-
    lining through an existing 400mm dia uPVC:
    o 2.5km of 315mm dia Service pipe
    o 1km of 180mm dia
  • Rider pipe to temporary allow continuous flows
    to Water treatment Plant
  • Traffic Management
  • Construction of new chambers;
  • Testing of the new water mains
  • Reinstatement
  • Innovation demonstrated using the ‘PowerPush’