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Independent TD for Longford-Westmeath, Deputy Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran, is urging the public to have their say on draft Flood Risk Management Plans, released for public consultation last Friday, July 15.
Sinn Féin MEP Matt Carthy has expressed his concern after a Strategic Planning for Flood Risk Management report revealed that a steering group established to oversee a national programme for flood risk assessment did not meet during a four-year period before November 2014.
The people of Ballina will get their chance to engage with the Office of Public Works when they host a public consultation day next month in Ballina in relation to a draft flood risk map for the town. The consultation day will take place on Tuesday November 11 at the civic offices in Ballina, where members of the public can meet with officials from the OPW and experts from the specialist consultant, JBA Consulting, who will also be in attendance.
The floods that ravaged Athlone in 2009 were considered a “once in a lifetime” event but Westmeath County Council have marked an area extending beyond the boundary of this flood in their maps detailing areas at risk of flooding in the Athlone Town Development Plan.
The public consultation process on the next Mullingar Local Area Plan for 2014-2020 is to commence this month.
It could be 2015 before Athlone sees any long-term solution to the flooding problems that plagued the town in winter 2009.
It could be 2015 before the Midlands see any long-term solution to the flooding problems that plagued the region in winter 2009.
A draft area plan for Ireland West Airport Knock will be complete by the end of October, a meeting of the Swinford electoral area committee was told this week.
Deputy Phil Hogan has called on the Minister for Finance to provide funding for work to be carried out to the River Pill at Piltown to prevent future flooding.