URGENT NOTICE concerning all of Thomastown and surrounding areas:
Submissions on the Thomastown Draft Flood Risk Management Plan have to be made to the OPW by 5 p.m. on Friday October 28th. Council Submissions are due by November 21st.
Please submit your comments and observations, with contact details to –
Draft Flood Plans Consultation
Office of Public Works HQ
Jonathan Swift Street
Co. Meath C15 NX36
Questions on the Draft Flood Risk Management Plan:
Question 1: Do you agree with the proposed measures set out within the draft Flood Risk Management Plan for:
(a) the individual communities (Areas for Further Assessment, or ‘AFAs’; Please give the name of your AFA being referred to) and/or
(b) the wider catchment or regional scale?
Question 2: Do you think that other measures should be undertaken to manage the flood risk in your area? (Please give the name of your AFA, catchment or region)
Question 3: Do you think that the right balance is provided between the different types of measures proposed in the draft Flood Risk Management Plan?
Question 4: What measures or areas do you think should be given the highest priority in progressing measures to manage the flood risk?
Question 5: What role do you see you or your community playing with regard to the management of flood risk in your area?
Question 6: What do you think can be done to improve the co-ordination of river basin water quality and flood risk management planning?
Question 7: What additional issues or areas do you think should be focussed on in the second cycle of the EU ‘Floods’ Directive implementation (2016 – 2021) when:
(a) identifying flood risk and/or flood risk areas,
(b) assessing and mapping flood risk, and/or,
(c) planning for the management of flood risk?
Questions on the Environmental Assessments:
Question 8: Do you agree with the conclusions of the environmental assessments?
Question 9: Are there any further significant environmental effects of the draft Flood Risk Management Plan which you think should be considered?
Question 10: Are there further environmental opportunities or mitigation measures that should be considered in the Flood Risk Management Plan?