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The Minister for Transport Noel Dempsey has allocated €300,000 for flood relief works to Mayo County Council.
A €56 million project to overhaul Athlone’s drainage system, to commence early next year, has been designed to cope with the November 2009 flooding levels, and will greatly reduce the frequency of flooding and of storm overflow into the river.
Finding a solution to the flooding problems in south Mayo have proved tricky over the past number of years. And while proposals have been put forward, it seems there is still no solution in place.
New planning guidelines from the Environment Minister John Gormley will not prevent councillors from zoning flood plains for development, Labour TD Michael D Higgins has warned.
Red Arrow Fire and Flood Restoration Ltd, who have their head office in Kilkenny, have won the Best Newcomer Award at the prestigious British Damage Management Association Awards.
Carlow town councillors have agreed to write to Environment Minister John Gormley in an effort to recoup the €70,000 the local authority spent dealing with floods this year.
If the unprecedented heavy rains continue over the weekend, then the flooding and devastation in east Galway will become worse, far worse than it is now, and may lead to a request for the Red Cross to go into Ballinasloe and the surrounding areas.
While much of east Galway is suffering from the effects of last week’s flooding, the danger is by no means over yet as the heavy rains are set to continue and there are concerns over high tides and rising river levels.
Councillors must know exactly where the floodplains in Galway city and its surrounding areas are so that homes being built are not at risk from future floods.
A major study and various interim measures are to be take over the coming weeks to assess the level of damage caused by the recent floods and to ensure that such damage does not recur.