News

Ballinasloe public urged to engage with flood defense plans

Feb 15, 2022 17:02 By Shannonside News
Ballinasloe public urged to engage with flood defense plans Ballinasloe public urged to engage with flood defense plans
Share this article

According to the OPW, public interaction is key to creating a widely accepted and effective strategy.

The OPW is encouraging people in the Ballinasloe area to make their views known on plans for flood defences in the town.

A number of options have been published in recent weeks and they're now available to view online, or at the Civic Offices, or public library in the town.

Ballinasloe suffered from significant flooding in Ballinasloe in November of 2009 and in the winter of 2015.

Advertisement

Gavin Poole who's an engineer with the OPW says they have come up with a range of solutions to defence areas of the town from any future flooding and they're keen to hear people's opinions.

He says people can view the plans online, but there are also options for people who don't want to do that:

Share this article
Advertisement
Advertisement

Shannonside Newsletter

Sign up now to keep up to date with the latest news.

Processing your request...

You are subscribed now! please check your email to confirm your subscription.

Copyright © 2022 Shannonside FM. Developed by Square1 and Powered by PublisherPlus