Within our Water Division, our technically competent and experienced staff offer turnkey solutions in the management, repair, maintenance, design and construction of water network infrastructure, from the underground pipework and associated fittings and chambers, to the water and waste-water treatment facilities.
Our team has an extensive track record of successfully delivering large scale projects, coupled with innovative solutions such as our Meter Information Management System (MIMS) and Work information Management System (WIMS), both of which provide the Client with up-to-the-minute comprehensive project data.
Cork Non-domestic Water Metering – D&B and O&M
Mainline Group was the sole supplier to Cork County Council to design, build and install 20,000 non-domestic water meters in Cork County. The Design & Build (D&B) contract was completed in 2010. In conjunction with this, Mainline Group Operates and Maintains (O&M) the 20,000 non-domestic water meters on behalf of Cork County Council / Irish Water. The O&M contract commenced in 2006 and continues until 2021. Under the O&M contract, we read, repair and maintain all 20,000 meters, as well as manage all other aspects of the water meter infrastructure, including identification of new Customers, surveying and new meter installations. The O&M project also deals with the capital replacement of all installed meters. The replacement of meters will commence in year 11 of this 15-year project.
Irish Water Domestic Water Metering
In September 2013, in conjunction with our lead project partners J Murphy & Sons, we commenced delivery of meter installations services to Irish Water for two of the eight domestic water metering regions. The two regions, the South West and West, include the installation of over 275,000 domestic water meters, and have a combined contract value of circa €100m. Installation of the water meters commenced in September 2013, less than 6 weeks after signing of Contracts, and will continue for 3 years with a 2 year extension option. This high profile project employs over 300 Direct and Indirect Staff across Cork, Kerry, Limerick, Tipperary, Clare and Galway.
Irish Water Minor Civil Works
In October 2014, Mainline Group signed the Minor Civils Framework Contract with Irish Water for several Local Authority Regions in the South and West of the country. The Framework includes 5 Lots, covering installation and repair of Water and Sewer Pipelines and Connections, as well as Minor Building Works. Significant works are expected to be issued under this Term Contract in 2015.
Irish Water First Fix -Leak Repair
In early 2015, in conjunction with our lead project partners J Murphy & Sons on the Domestic Meter Installation Contract with Irish Water, we commenced provision of “First Fix” services in the West and South West Regions. This substantial project involves the provision of Leak Investigation Services, as well any subsequent necessary Leak Repair Works, to the external “Customer Side” pipework of Irish Water Customers.