Ringdufferin Nursing Residential Home

Ringdufferin Nursing Residential Home

How Viltra provided a wastewater solution for a large nursing residential home


A bespoke sewage treatment system designed, manufactured and installed for a large nursing residential home situated in an Area of Special Scientific Interest (ASSI) on the shores of Strangford Lough.

Client Overview


Ringdufferin Nursing Residential Home is a 64-bedroom property situated on the shores of Strangford Lough, which is an 'Area of Special Scientific Interest' (ASSI). It is part of the South Eastern Health & Social Trust. The site was originally a golf course but the developer had plans to build a nursing home on the site. Viltra was contacted to design a system for the premises.

Project Details



• Due to the Nursing Residential Home being situated beside Strangford Lough – An area of Special Scientific Interest (ASSI), - it was imperative that the effluent from the wastewater treatment system would be of an extremely high quality.

• The ground was clay, which resulted in limited percolation within the ground.

• The influent from the nursing home included medication discharge.


• Viltra designed a bespoke system with effective yet simple screening to produce a high-quality effluent.

• Viltra provided Ringdufferin Nursing Residential Home with a complete package which included an Initial site survey, Consultancy and Design, Installation and Commissioning of the system.

• As part of the service package, Viltra continuously service, maintain and desludge the system.

• Viltra also took control of the Consent to Discharge and liaised with NIEA.


• The wastewater treatment system is operating to a high standard.

• The system is regularly sampled.

• The system is compliant with NIEA regulations.



Ringdufferin Nursing Residential Home


Commercial - Nursing Residential Home


Site Survey, Consent to Discharge (NIEA), Consultancy, Design, Manufacturing and Commissioning of a bespoke sewage treatment system, Servicing, maintenance and desludging of the system.


On time and within Budget


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