OPW Minister Says Cork City Flood Relief Scheme Needs To Be Implemented Without Delay

A number of amendments have been proposed to Cork's flood relief plans on foot of submissions receeived

The OPW Minister has reiterated his belief that the Cork City flood relief scheme needs to be implemented without delay.. 

Minister Kevin "Boxer" Moran says the publication of the report on the public consultation of the proposed scheme is a milestone and he remains hopeful that construction work can begin in January... 

As a result of the submissions received a number of amendments have been proposed including the use of de-mountable defences on the North Mall and Sullivans Quay, the integration of flood protection in Fitzgerald's Park and the Lee Fields and the protection of the Lee Road 

Speaking to RedFM News Minister Moran says he believes the scheme is sensitive to the architectural, environmental and heritage considerations raised during the consultation process and provides the best flood defence solution for the city 


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