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Cork County Council Projects


Office of Public Works (OPW) Projects


Flooding Projects in Cork County
Cork County Council in conjunction with the Office of Public Works (OPW) are currently undertaking a number of Flooding projects within the county to mitigate flood risk to a number of communities, including;

Major Flood Relief Schemes
Mallow Flood Relief Scheme - Mallow North constructed, Mallow South & West under construction.
Fermoy Flood Relief Scheme - Fermoy North constructed, Fermoy South at construction.
Bandon Flood Relief Scheme - Stage 3: Detailed Design.
Skibbereen Flood Relief Scheme - Stage 2: Environmental Assessment & Planning.

Minor Flood Relief Schemes
Bandon Flood Early Warning System (CCC).
River Cleaning (e.g. Ballingeary, Inchigeelagh, Bandon, Skibbereen, Riverstick) - Gravel / Debris Removal to maintain existing channel capacity &/or Tree Cutting.
Repair/Rebuilding Key Walls.
Installation of non-return valves.

National Catchment Flood Risk Assessment and Management

The national Catchment Flood Risk Assessment and Management (CFRAM) programme commenced in Ireland in 2011. The CFRAM Programme is central to the medium to long-term strategy for the reduction and management of flood risk in Ireland. The OPW is the lead agency for flood risk management in Ireland and is working closely with all Local Authorities to deliver the Programme.
National CFRAMS Programme Information

To assist the national study, the country has been split into 6 regions, with Cork County Council involved in 3 regions;
• North-West / Neagh-Bann
• West
• East
Shannon (including Milford & Charleville, Co. Cork)
South-East (including the Townland of Carrigmore, Mitchelstown, Co. Cork)
South-West (remainder of Co. Cork)







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