Ferry Road Pond

The Ferry Road balancing pond was constructed to LWIC’s specifications by Rooney Earthmoving Ltd in the winter of 2012 and was the largest capital spend for the Company since the purchase of the scheme in 1989 .The construction of the pond was seen an integral part of the company’s plan to improve efficiencies and to give security of supply to existing shareholders within the lower reaches of the scheme. The pond has a foot print of 5 hectares and a holding capacity of 124000 cubic meters, inlet and out gates are hydraulically operated and are controlled remotely using SMS messaging technology.