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Wicklow Sewer Network Reinforcement Scheme – Ground Investigation Works


Irish Water Plc



Contract Period

3 Months

Site Investigation Contract to determine ground conditions and location of buried services along the route of proposed new trunk sewers, throughout the town of Wicklow, Ireland

The site Investigation comprised the following elements:

  • 2 Boreholes at the location of proposed structures
  • 29 Slit Trenches
  • Dynamic Probing and window sampling
  • Traffic Management
  • Geotechnical soils laboratory testing
  • Environmental soils laboratory testing
  • Factual and interpretative reporting

Particular Risks:

  • Traffic Management on busy town centre roads
  • Night works
  • Confined space working
  • Underground Services