Lower Lee (Cork City) Flood Relief Scheme

Lower Lee Public Exhibition

In accordance with the Arterial Drainage acts 1945 and 1995, the Office of Public Works is bringing forward a proposed Drainage Scheme (Flood Relief Scheme) in respect of part of the Lower Lee, which is down stream of Inniscarra, Co Cork and through Ballincollig, Co Cork and through Cork City and its tributaries for the purpose of preventing or substantially reducing the periodical localised flooding of lands in the area of that watercourse.

The scheme will be known as the ‘Lower Lee (Cork City) Drainage Scheme'.

A copy of the scheme will be available for inspection by any person claiming to be interested therein from 2.00pm to 8.00pm on 12th December 2016, and during normal opening hours thereafter, to 20th January 2017 at the following locations:

Representatives from the Scheme's engineering design team and environmental consultants and the Office of Public Works will be in attendance at City Hall, Cork on the following dates in Millennium Hall, City Hall, Anglesea Street, Cork during the exhibition to meet with and explain the schemes proposals to members of the public.

Date Location Time
Monday, 12th December 2016 Millennium Hall, City Hall 2.00pm - 8.00pm
Tuesday, 13th December 2016 Millennium Hall, City Hall 3.00pm - 9.00pm
Tuesday, 20th December 2016 Millennium Hall, City Hall 3.00pm - 9.00pm
Thursday, 19th January 2017 Millennium Hall, City Hall 3.00pm - 9.00pm

Submissions can be made on the proposed scheme up to 7th April 2017. Submissions should be addressed to:

FAO Ms Claire Anderson

Flood Projects Management Services

Office of Public Works

52 St. Stephen's Green

Dublin 2

(Email: claire.anderson@opw.ie)