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Local Independent Deputy, Denis Naughten, has voiced his concern with the lack of a co-ordinated approach between the ESB and Waterways Ireland regarding the management of water levels on the River Shannon.
Town Mayor, Cllr. Frankie Keena, has stressed the urgent need to implement adequate flood preventative measures for those living in rural areas of the local community presently effected by the rising flood waters.
We’ll have to take a big gulp and try to think positively. But it is so difficult with all the troubled news around us.
The benefits of the DamEasy flood barrier for houses and businesses in Galway’s flood zones, have been highlighted following last week’s flirtation with Storm Lorenzo.
Storm surges and gusts of up to 130kph are expected to hit Galway later today (Thursday) and overnight tonight as the country braces itself for Storm Lorenzo.
It has now been over three years since South Galway got ravaged by severe flooding events and there is a growing concern amongst residents in the area that the delays in flood relief solutions will increase risk of them suffering a major flood event again.
Minister for Rural and Community Development Michael Ring, has announced that €358,787 has been allocated by the Government to Mayo County Council for flood mitigation works and a coastal protection scheme at Carraholly.
As Galway City Council prepares to deploy flood control measures at the Spanish Arch in advance of storm force winds and high spring tides tonight and tomorrow, the local authority is advising people to keep a close eye on weather updates over the coming days.
Athlone’s Flood Alleviation Scheme was given a funding boost this week, as Minister for the Office of Public Works Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran announced a further €4m investment by the Government.