Written Answers. - Castlebar (Mayo) Sewerage Scheme.

Séamus Hughes

Question:

112 Mr. Hughes asked the Minister for the Environment when he intends to approve the preliminary report in respect of the tertiary treatment facility for the Castlebar sewerage scheme. County Mayo; whether he will give simultaneous approval for the preparation of contract documents; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8467/96]

Mayo County Council are at present finalising the contract documents for the provision of phosphorus removal facilities at Castlebar and I expect to receive these shortly. It is intended that the project will be started as soon as possible and substantially completed this year.