Ballynacor Wastewater Treatment Works

Ballynacor Waste Water Treatment Works, which serves the catchment areas of Portadown, Lurgan and Craigavon, was  upgraded to become the main sewage treatment centre for existing flows and for flows from Bullay’s Hill and Seagoe Waste Water Treatment Works.

This work ensures that all discharges from the works into Lough Neagh meet the consent requirements of the EU Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive.  Included in the works were new storm tanks, new aeration tanks, new final settlement tanks, a new inter-stage pumping station and a new Return Activated Sludge (RAS)/Surplus Activated Sludge (SAS) Pumping station.

New odour control measures were also put in place at Ballynacor The work was completed in 2009.