Wednesday, 28 September 2016
Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government
Water and Sewerage Schemes Funding
149. To ask the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government to outline the reason funding was not provided for a group water scheme (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [27682/16]
Rusheen No. 3 Group Water Scheme was included by Kerry County Council in its bid under Measure 3 of the Rural Water Multi-Annual Programme 2016 – 2018 for funding those group water schemes in areas where a public scheme and private wells are not a viable option. However, following examination of all local authorities' proposals under this measure by the Expert Panel convened for this purpose, the Rusheen Group Water Scheme was not recommended for funding under the programme. A copy of the Expert Panel's report and consideration of all proposals under the Programme is available on my Department’s website at:.