Cork County Council has appointed Priority Geotechnical Ltd. (PGL) to carry out site investigation works to inform the design of the scheme.
A series of Frequently Asked Questions and a Glossary of Terms have been launched.
The project team would like to thank those who have submitted feedback in advance of the closing date, Monday 20th April. Please see here for details.
Due to the current circumstances with regards to Covid-19, the closing date for questionnaire submissions has been extended to Monday 20th April. The project team would like to thank those who have submitted comments to date. Please see here for details.
A public participation day was held in the Midleton Park Hotel on Saturday 7th March, at which a suite of potential options were presented for public comment. Please see details here.
A public participation day will be held in the Midleton Park Hotel on Saturday 7th March, with the potential options for the Flood Relief Scheme on display. Please see details here.
A third year of treatment of Japanese Knotweed (and other invasive species) is planned to take place in August and September 2019.
Murphy Surveys, working on behalf of Cork County Council are currently carrying out property threshold surveys within the study area.
Cork County Council has appointed a specialist contractor (Japanese Knotweed Ireland) to carry out Japanese Knotweed Advance Treatment Works along the Owenacurra and Dungourney Rivers.
Cork County Council appointed Moore Group to undertake a Kingfisher and Badger survey for Owenacurra and Dungourney Rivers. This work is due to complete in July 2018.
Cork County Council appointed Cork Ecology to undertake an overwintering bird survey, focusing on the lower reach of the Owenacurra River and its intertidal zone. This work is due to complete in March 2018.
Cork County Council has appointed Amelio Group to undertake a specialist CCTV survey of the Owenacurra and Dungourney Mill races and also carry out testing for connectivity along the Waterrock Stream. This work is due to commence in March 2018.
Cork County Council has appointed Priority Geotechnical Ltd to carry out Ground Investigation works in the Midleton area.
The findings from the first Public Information Day.
Japanese Knotweed Treatment Works will commence in late August/early September.
Apex Geoservices Ltd. recently carried out a geophysical survey in the Midleton Area. The survey will aid the geotechnical and hydrogeological investigation of the Flood Relief Scheme.
Initial site survey works have identified Japanese Knotweed (an invasive plant species) at a number of locations within the study area.
Bluesky Ireland recently carried out a LiDAR survey of Midleton and the surrounding area.
A Geophysics survey will be carried out in the vicinity of Midleton by Apex Surveys. The Geophysics survey will assist in the geotechnical investigation of the Flood Relief Scheme.
The first Public Information Day for the Midleton Flood Relief Scheme was held on 23rd March 2017 in the Midleton Park Hotel between 3.00pm and 8.00pm.