Old Gypsum factory preferred site for Arklow water treatment plant

It has emerged this morning that the old Gypsum factory on the North quay is the preferred site for the Arklow water treatment plant.

After years of battling in the courts the Seabank site is now ruled out, however two other sites have not been ruled out.

Speaking on East Coast FM’s Morning Show Councillor Pat Fitzgerald said “Following a meeting with Irish Water the site on the North quay was the front runner.”

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