Dáil Éireann - Volume 346 - 30 November, 1983

Written Answers. - County Roscommon Group Water Schemes.

328. Mr. Leyden asked the Minister for the Environment when approval for a group water supply scheme will be issued to a group (details supplied) in County Roscommon; the cost of the scheme; the number involved; and when it was approved by Roscommon County Council.

Minister for the Environment (Mr. Spring): Grant application forms, design and design data for this group water scheme to serve ten houses were received in my Department on 3 August 1983 following approval by Roscommon County Council. The design has been approved by my Department and the trustees of the group have been asked to give an undertaking that they will not object to the development of future group water schemes from their scheme. This undertaking is awaited in the Department and, [727] in the meantime, the financing of the scheme is being examined.

I cannot at this stage say when the certificate of approval will issue to the group.

329. Mr. Leyden asked the Minister for the Environment when approval for a group water supply scheme will be issued to a group (details supplied) in County Roscommon; the cost of the scheme; the number involved; and when it was approved by Roscommon County Council.

Minister for the Environment (Mr. Spring): Survey sheet, grant application forms, design and design data for this group water scheme to serve four houses were received in my Department on 18 July 1983 following approval by Roscommon County Council. The group wish to amalgamate with the proposed Meelick group water scheme the design for which is being examined in my Department and their proposal is being investigated by my Department's inspector for the area.

I cannot say this stage when to the certificate of approval will issue to the group.

330. Mr. Leyden asked the Minister for the Environment when approval for a group water supply scheme will be issued to a group (details supplied) in County Roscommon; the cost of the scheme; the number involved; and when it was approved by Roscommon County Council.

Minister for the Environment (Mr. Spring): Survey sheets, grant application forms, design and design data for this group water scheme to serve 85 houses were received in my Department on 8 September 1983 following approval by Roscommon County Council. My Department's inspector has advised the group to seek tenders for the construction of the scheme in order that an estimate of costs may be prepared with a view to the allocation of State grants to the scheme at the earliest possible date.

[728] 331. Mr. Leyden asked the Minister for the Environment when approval for a group water supply scheme will be issued to a group (details supplied) in County Roscommon; the cost of the scheme; the number involved; and when it was approved by Roscommon County Council.

Minister for the Environment (Mr. Spring): Survey sheets, grant application forms and design for this group water scheme to serve two houses were received in my Department on 27 October 1983 following approval by Roscommon County Council. My Department's inspector will shortly be calling on the group to discuss and advise them on their proposals. I cannot say, at this stage, what will be the cost of the scheme or when it will be possible to issue a certificate of approval to the group.

332. Mr. Leyden asked the Minister for the Environment when approval for a group water supply scheme will be issued to a group (details supplied) in County Roscommon; the cost of the scheme; the number involved; and when it was approved by Roscommon County Council.

Minister for the Environment (Mr. Spring): Survey sheets, grant application forms and design for this group water scheme to serve 18 houses were received in my Department on 4 October 1983 following approval by Roscommon County Council. My Department's inspector will shortly be calling on the group to discuss and advice them on their proposals. I cannot say, at this stage, what will be the cost of the scheme or when it will be possible to issue a certificate of approval to the group.

333. Mr. Leyden asked the Minister for the Environment when approval for a group water supply scheme will be issued to a group (details supplied) in County Roscommon; the cost of the scheme; the number involved; and when it was approved by Roscommon County Council.

[729] Minister for the Environment (Mr. Spring): Survey sheets, grant application forms, design and design data for this group water scheme to serve 34 houses were received in my Department on 3 August 1983 following approval by Roscommon County Council. Roscommon County Council have requested increased pipes on certain sections of the scheme and these design amendments and their cost are being examined in my Department. I cannot say at this stage when it will be possible to issue a certificate of approval to the group.

334. Mr. Leyden asked the Minister for the Environment when approval for a group water supply scheme will be issued to a group (details supplied) in County Roscommon; the cost of the scheme the number involved; and when it was approved by Roscommon County Council.

Minister for the Environment (Mr. Spring): Survey sheets, grant application forms, design and design data for this group water scheme to serve seven houses were received in my Department on 28 March 1983 following approval by Roscommon County Council. The group were asked on 15 July by my Department's inspector to seek quotations and tenders for the construction of the scheme. On receipt of the relevant tenders in my Department, an estimate of costs will be prepared for the purpose of allocating State grants at the earliest possible date.

355. Mr. Leyden asked the Minister for the Environment when approval for a group water supply scheme will be issued to a group (details supplied) in County Roscommon; the cost of the scheme; the number involved; and when it was approved by Roscommon County Council.

Minister for the Environment (Mr. Spring): Grant application forms, design and design data for this group water scheme to serve 20 houses were approved on 20 October 1983 by Roscommon County Council and submitted to my [730] Department. My Department's inspector will shortly be calling on the group to discuss and advise them with regard to their proposals.

I cannot say, at this stage, what will be the cost of the scheme or when it will be possible to issue a certificate of approval to the group.

336. Mr. Leyden asked the Minister for the Environment when approval for a group water supply scheme will be issued to a group (details supplied) in County Roscommon; the cost of the scheme; the number involved; and when it was approved by Roscommon County Council.

Minister for the Environment (Mr. Spring): Survey sheets, grant application forms, design and design data for this group water scheme to serve 27 houses were approved by Roscommon County Council and submitted to my Department on 30 May 1983.

Two tenders for the construction of the scheme were submitted by the group on 4 October 1983 to my Department. Further material has been requested from the group organiser and on receipt of this information an estimate of costs will be prepared and State grants will be allocated to the scheme, if in order.

337. Mr. Leyden asked the Minister for the Environment when approval for a group water supply scheme will be issued to a group (details supplied) in County Roscommon; the cost of the scheme; the number involved; and when it was approved by Roscommon County Council.

Minister for the Environment (Mr. Spring): Survey sheets, grant application forms, design and design data for this group water scheme to serve three houses were approved by Roscommon County Council and received in my Department on 14 September 1983. The design has now been approved by my Department and the group is to be asked to seek tenders for the construction of the scheme. On receipt of tenders an estimate of costs will be prepared and State [731] grants will be allocated to the group, if in order.

338. Mr. Leyden asked the Minister for the Environment when approval for a group water supply scheme will be issued to a group (details supplied) in County Roscommon; the cost of the scheme; the number involved; and when it was approved by Roscommon County Council.

Minister for the Environment (Mr. Spring): The design for this scheme which will serve 16 houses was approved by Roscommon County Council on 2 August 1983 and has been approved by my Department. The group will now be asked to seek tenders for the construction of the scheme. On receipt of these tenders, an estimate of costs will be prepared for the scheme for the purpose of allocating State grants to the group at the earliest possible date.

339. Mr. Leyden asked the Minister for the Environment when approval for a group water supply scheme will be issued to a group (details supplied) in County Roscommon; the cost of the scheme; the number involved; and when it was approved by Roscommon County Council.

Minister for the Environment (Mr. Spring): Survey sheets, grant application forms, design and design data for this group water scheme to serve eight houses were approved by Roscommon County Council and received in my Department on 10 June 1983. The group have been advised by the Department's local inspector to seek tenders for the construction of the scheme. On receipt of these tenders an estimate of the cost will be prepared and State grants will be allocated to the group, if in order.