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Ayrshire and East Renfrewshire Water Mains Improvement

 Ayrshire Pipeline

First Phase of water mains investment


The £120m investment will connect the water main system in much of Ayrshire with the Greater Glasgow area’s water network and will benefit more than 200,000 customers in Ayrshire and East Renfrewshire.

The first phase of the project started in May 2016 and comprises the installation of 13 miles of new water main from near Newton Mearns to the Fenwick/Waterside area.
We have installed a section of the water main under a railway line near Barrhead and are working on the laying of stretches of main on peaty bogland in the Fenwick Moor area.
Most of the 13 miles route is rural and through private land, although road traffic management, including some road closures, has been and will be required. We will keep customers updated throughout the project.
Our other alliance partners, amey Black and Veatch (aBV), are continuing to construct a new pumping station out our existing water treatment works near Darnley.
The project is scheduled for completion in Spring 2017.

To see some photos of the project click here

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Irvine Water Main Starts

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New Strategic Water Main at Irvine Will Improve Security of Supply

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First phase of project progressing August 2016

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This is a press release about how Scottish Water has been overcoming significant engineering challenges on two key stages of construction on a £120m investment in the drinking water network serving customers in Ayrshire and East Renfrewshire.

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Bradan construction starts press release May 2016

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Press release giving details of the construction beginning on the first phase of £120m Ayrshire and East Renfrewshire water supply investment.

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Bradan Press Release Dec 2015

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More than 200,000 people and businesses in much of Ayrshire and parts of East Renfrewshire are to benefit from a £120m investment in the drinking water network.

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Bradan Briefing Note Dec 2015

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This briefing note gives a summary of Scottish Water's investment in Bradan and what this will involve.