Kerry Flood management plan consultation underway

The Office of Public Works is carrying out public consultations all over Kerry this week as part of its study into flooding. The South West Catchment Flood and Risk Assessment Management Programme is part of a national project that has developed options to manage flood risks in each area of the county. opw The CFRAM public consultation gives members of the public the chance to have their say on the preliminary plans for each area. The overal plan aims to promote the active participation of the public in addressing flood risk, to create accurate flood maps for areas at significant risk from flooding. and to develop plans to manage flood risk on a catchment wide scale. The meetings come just days after severe flooding affected several areas of Kerry. The consultations are taking place in Killarney and Glenflesk today from 2 to 7.30pm in The  Killarney Avenue hotel and Glenflesk GAA Club Tomorrow’s will take place in Castleisland at the Kerry County Council area office from 2 to 7.30pm while in Dingle it takes place from 1 to 5pm at Dingle Library. On Thursday the plans will be on view in The Brook Lane Hotel Kenmare and Milltown Community Centre  from 2 to 7.30pm.