Public and stakeholder involvement
It is important that the knowledge and views of stakeholders and the general public are taken into consideration when developing the Lee Catchment Flood Risk Management Plan. This is being achieved using the following means of communication:
Public information and consultation days
A series of public information and consultation days is being held at key stages of the study to provide opportunities for the project team to meet with stakeholders and members of the public to present the purpose and key findings and recommendations of the study and seek their views. Public information and consultation days have been held at the following stages in the study:
Information on the dates, times, locations and venues for these events have been posted on this website and advertised locally.
A series of stakeholder workshops have been held at key stages of the project to enable organisations to directly input to and influence the process and recommendations of the study. Stakeholder workshops have been or will be held at the following stages in the study:
Stakeholder organisations that have attended these workshops to date include organisations such as: Cork County Council; Cork City Council; the Office of Public Works; the Irish Farmers Association; Port of Cork; National Parks & Wildlife Service; Coastal and Marine Resources Centre; South Western Regional Fisheries Board; the Electricity Supply Board; the Environmental Protection Agency; the WFD South Western River Basin District project; the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food; the Forest Service; Cork Business Association; and East Cork Area Development Ltd.
River Lee in Cork City
Slatty Pond near Carrigtohill
The key activities to the project are
Final edition of Lee CFRAMS newsletter (more)
Consultation on the SEA Environmental Report (more)
Non-Technical Summary for SEA Environmental Report published(more)
Consultation on the draft Flood Risk Management Plan (more)
Consultation on Lee Predictive Floodmaps (more)