Written Answers. - Water and Sewerage Schemes.

Dan Neville

Question:

291 Mr. Neville asked the Minister for the Environment and Local Government when a new sewerage scheme will be provided for Adare, County Limerick. [2847/03]

Adare Sewerage Scheme is included in my Department's water services investment programme 2002-04 to commence construction in 2003. I approved Limerick County Council's revised preliminary report for the scheme in July 2002. My Department is now awaiting a revised brief, recently requested from the council, for the appointment of consultants to prepare detailed design and contract documents for this and another scheme being advanced as a grouped project.

Dinny McGinley

Question:

292 Mr. McGinley asked the Minister for the Environment and Local Government the position regarding the proposed sewerage scheme for Killybegs, County Donegal; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2848/03]

The Killybegs sewerage scheme is included in my Department's water services investment programme 2002-04 to commence construction this year. The preliminary report for the scheme submitted by Donegal County Council is under consideration in my Department and will be dealt with as quickly as possible.