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River Suir Flood Risk Assessment

The Office of Public Works (OPW) invite you to a Public Information Day on the River Suir Catchment Flood Risk Assessment and Management Study. The purpose of the information day will be to gather feedback about public perception of flood risk and public experience of flooding. Feedback received will be used, together with further analysis, to select the preferred Flood Risk Management options for the Suir catchment area.

Details of the Public Information Day to be held in Thurles is as follows:-

The Source Library,Thurles, Tuesday 26th January 3pm-8pm.

The Source Library Thurles

Additional Public Information Days will also be held at the following locations and dates:-

Piltown GAA Complex Tuesday 19th January 3pm-8pm.
Clonmel Main Guard Building Thursday 21st January 3pm-8pm.
Waterford Central Library Weds 27th January 3pm-8pm.

So how can you, the public, get involved ?

  • Attend the Public Information and Consultation Day;
  • Provide comments on reports once published;
  • Communicate through our email address provided, suircframstudy@opw.ie and website www.opw.ie;
  • Aileen McSwiney, (Aileen.McSwiney@rpsgroup.com) Project Manager, RPS Consulting Engineers, in announcing the information day, stated:
    ‘It is in everybody’s interest to get involved from the early stages of this Study, to ensure that everyone has a say on a range of potential Flood Risk Management options for the Suir Catchment.’

    Thurles Mayor Evelyn Nevin stated:
    ‘I hope that as many Thurles residents as possible will attend this Public Information and Consultation Day and communicate their perceptions’.

    Councillor Gerard O’Brien (Solicitor) stated:
    ‘Feedback from the public is essential when finally selecting the preferred flood risk management options’

    Anyone seeking further information and all general enquiries should visit and download details here at: www.waterfordcoco.ie/en/services/waterservices/publications/Suir Info Leaf V4.0.pdf

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