CORK County Council CEO Tim Lucey has confirmed that remedial flood relief works in Bandon will commence this week. The works will include the instillation of non-return valves at all entry points from the river and extending the defensive banks along the River Bandon adjacent to the Lidl store in the town.
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INDEPENDENT General Election candidate Cllr Alan Coleman has described a further Government delay to Skibbereen’s flood relief scheme as “shambolic and an absolute disgrace”. The proposed major flood relief scheme is funded by the Office of Public Works (OPW) and the lead agency is Cork County Council. Having completed the tender process Cork County Council sent the details of the recommended tender to the OPW for their approval on July
FOLLOWING a meeting with Minister of State at the Department of Finance, Simon Harris and officials from the Office of Public Works (OPW), re-assurance was given, that all three West Cork Flood Relief Schemes, Bandon, Clonakilty and Skibbereen, were being advanced under the Arterial Drainage Act.
PROPOSALS for a €7 million flood prevention for Clonakilty were unveiled at a public consultation in the town recently. The plans drawn up by the Office of Public Works (OPW) propose flood barrier walls at least 1.1 metres in height to be erected along several streets prone to coastal flooding from the bay side of the town and along the river to the post office.
CLONAKILTY Rugby Club are running West Cork’s first ever fundraising ‘Dance Off’ and BBQ in Scannell’s Bar, this Saturday night, July 21st to raise funds for Clonakilty Flood Relief.
A WEEK on from the worst flooding in living memory the town of Clonakilty is slowly but surely putting right the damage done in the early hours of Thursday, June 28th. A dedicated website, www.clonflood.com has been set up as a central point for people to share resources, exchange information and offer support.
DETAILS of Bandon’s proposed flood relief measures aimed at preventing a recurrence of the devastating floods of 2009 were unveiled by Minister of State Brian Hayes yesterday. The proposed €10 million works are expected to begin next year and include a new foot bridge to replace the existing 100-year-old structure, pumping stations, river dredging, new floods walls and embankments.