The Office of Public Works (OPW) in partnership with both Cork City and Cork County Councils have recognised the high levels of existing flood risk in the River Lee Catchment and have carried out a Catchment Flood Risk Assessment and Management (CFRAM) Study for the Lee Catchment which includes the Glashaboy River catchment. The Draft Catchment Flood Risk Management Plan was published in February 2010, and this identified a preferred option for the alleviation of flood risk in the Glashaboy catchment. Significant flooding occurred on June 2012 in the Glanmire/Sallybrook area. As a result Cork County Council, acting as Agents for the OPW has now commissioned Arup in association with JBA Consulting to develop a Flood Relief Scheme for Glanmire/Sallybrook. This website has been set up to provide information to members of the public and to keep you informed of the project's progress.


Glashaboy River (Glanmire/Sallybrook) Drainage Scheme – Public Consultation Notice

Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Appropriate Assessment (AA) - Public Consultation Notice under the Arterial Drainage Acts, 1945 and 1995, and Statutory Instrument No. 472 of 2019 European Union (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Arterial Drainage) Regulations 2019 and (Birds and Natural Habitats Regulations 2011 (S.I. No.477 of 2011), Glashaboy River (Glanmire/Sallybrook) Drainage Scheme (Scheme Reference: DPE63-9-2018) is now open. The link below is to the webpage where further information can be found.

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