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Borrisokane Surface Water Drainage Scheme

Flood Relief & Drainage

Client: Tipperary County Council

Project Designer & Clients Representative: Byrne Looby Partners, Cork

Location: Borrisokane, Co. Tipperary

Date: Jan 2015 - August 2015

Contract Value: 600,000.00

Role: Main Contractor & PSCS


Kenny Civils & Plant Ltd were appointed main contractor and project supervisor for construction stage (PSCS) for the Borrisokane Surface Water Drainage Scheme. The main elements of this contract included included:

  • Construction of approximately 450 metres of 225mm Ø plastic corrigated surface water drain pipe ranging from 225mm to 300mm in Diameter;
  • Construction of approximately 650m of precast concrete surface water drain ranging in size from 450mm Diameter to 1050mm Diameter;
  • Construction and installation of Headwall and in-line non-return value at outfall location;
  • Installation of a large Hydrocarbon Interceptor;
  • Construction of 27 No. precast concrete manholes with concrete surround;
  • Construction of 1 No. in-situ overflow manhole/chamber;
  • Modification of 2 No. existing manholes;
  • Installation and connection of 56 No. trapped surface water gullies;
  • Disconnection and reconnection of 16 No. existing gullies;
  • Decommission and removal of approximately 185m of 300mm Ø existing surface water drain;
  • Decommission and removal of approximately 34m of 450mm Ø existing foul sewer;
  • Decommission, removal and replacement of approximately 18m of 150mm Ø AC existing foul rising main at the town park
  • Decommissioning and removal of approximately 30m of existing foul overflow from the pumping station to the Ballyfinboy River, and replacement with a 15m length of 300mm diameter overflow to the river with a non-return valve.
  • Temporary and Permanent Road Reinstatement;
  • Site finishing 
  • All works carried out in an urban environment.
  • Majority of Works carried out on the N65 National Primary Road with AADT of over 5000 Vehicles.
  • Excavation of approximately 2,000 m3 of Rock in Trenches up to 4 metres deep in an urban environment.
  • Structural Surveys of all properties within 20 metres of the works.

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