Update on areas affected by the flooding

Kilbelin Park – Flooding had been reported in the stream that flows to the rear of the estate. Following inspection debris was removed from open sections of the drain which blocked the opening to the piped section of the drain. The debris removed consisted of a duvet, timber garden gate, patio furniture and grass/hedge cuttings. The area office will carry out further cleaning of the drain in the coming 2 weeks. Monitoring of illegal dumping will also be monitored.

Walshestown Park – This estate is not in charge. Development Control section is currently carrying out investigations on site to identify and address the issue.

Langton Road – The area office is currently investigating this issue. It should be noted in 2011 area office crew carried out works in the area which offered significant improvement. The investigation will assess those works and look at further measures to reduce risk of flooding in this area.