Wednesday, 31 January 2007
Department of Environment, Heritage and Local Government
Water and Sewerage Schemes
Question 1793: To ask the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government when funding will be made available to Kilkenny County Council for the provision of a new sewerage scheme in Kilmacow, County Kilkenny; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43744/06]
The Kilmacow Sewerage Scheme is approved for funding in my Department's Water Services Investment Programme 2005-2007 under the Rural Towns and Villages Initiative at an estimated cost of â¬2.84 million.
My Department has approved the Preliminary Report and construction stage budget for the scheme. Under new streamlined procedures I have introduced to speed up progress on the Investment Programme, Kilkenny County Council may now advance the scheme to construction without further reference to my Department.