News

FAQ – 18th May 2021

Virtual Information Event (Presentation Slides) – 28th April 2021

12-03-2021 – CCTV and Culvert Surveys

CCTV survey of the storm drainage network in a number of locations is continuing with the Park West area now complete. CCTV survey works have now moved to the Drimnagh and Mount Brown areas. The survey works of pipes and culverts within the rivers have been delayed further due to continued inclement weather conditions. These works are likely to continue into April 2021.

18-02-2021 – CCTV and Culvert Surveys

The progression of the surveys of culverts and pipes located within the rivers have been delayed due to inclement weather conditions. Extra survey teams are to be mobilised to ensure project progress whilst atteering to all Covid-19 Regulations and Guidance. Expected completion of these surveys is now the end of March 2021.

16-12-2020 – Survey Updates

Enviroguide Consulting Ltd are currently on site conducting Wintering Bird Surveys within the River Camac catchment. Reports and findings are expected in March 2021.

Initial reports for the following environmental surveys have been received from the various surveyors:.

  • Terrestrial Mammals
  • Bats
  • Birds
  • Habitat and Invasive Plants
  • Aquatic – Crayfish, Fisheries, Macro-Invertebrates

These are currently being reviewed by the Project Team with the aim that a summary of findings can be shared in the New Year.

The Bathymetric and Topographical surveys have now been completed and the information is being reviewed by the AECOM prior to inclusion into the hydraulic model of the River Camac catchment.

01-12-2020 – Imagery from Environmental Surveys

Please visit the Gallery for a collection of images taken during the recent environmental surveys across the River Camac catchment.

07-10-2020 – Survey Updates

CCTV and Culvert Survey

McBreen Environmental have been appointed to complete a Culvert and Sewer CCTV survey of the Camac River catchment. The survey involves the inspections and survey of culverts located within the rivers and areas of the surface water sewer network to help our team build a detailed hydraulic model of the Camac River catchment. The survey is expected to commence on 12th October 2020 and is likely to last 4-6 weeks.

Bathymetric Survey

Trueline Surveys Ltd have been appointed to complete a number of Bathymetric Surveys. The survey involves the measurement of the bed levels of a number of lakes and ponds within the Camac Catchment. These include the ponds within Corkagh Park and Brittas Lake. The survey is expected to commence in the coming weeks and is only likely to last a number of days.

Environmental Surveys

The site surveys for the following have now been completed and are at reporting stage:

  • Aquatic
  • Bats
  • Birds
  • Mammals
  • Habitat and Invasive Species.

01-09-2020 – Topographical Survey

Murphy Surveys has been appointed to complete a Topographical Survey of the Camac River catchment.  The survey involves the measurement of the river channel and rivers features to help our team build a detailed hydraulic model of the Camac River catchment.  The survey is expected to commence on 7th September 2020 and is likely to last a number of months. It is expected that there will be 5-6 separate survey teams working within the catchment at this time.

04-08-2020 – Hydromorphology Assessment

JBA Consulting has been appointed to complete a Hydromorphology Assessment across the River Camac catchment.

This assessment will aid in determining the baseline physical character and water content of catchment. This assessment will link with the Water Framework Directive and assist in the assessment of the future flood alleviation measures.

This assessment will include;

  • Initial Desktop Exercise
  • Site Walkover Survey (Programmed to commence End August/September 2020)
  • Reporting and Review

15-07-2020 – Aquatic Surveys

Triturus Environmental Ltd has been appointed to complete a number of Aquatic Surveys across the River Camac catchment.  These surveys will include;

  • White-clawed Crayfish
  • Fisheries Assessment
  • Macro-Invertebrates

The surveys are expected to commence in the coming weeks and is likely to last 2-3 months.

Topographical Survey

Murphy Surveys has been appointed to complete a Topographical Survey at Killeen Road Gauging Station.  The survey involves the measurement of the weir structure and other river features to help our team estimate flows within the Camac River.  The survey is expected to commence in the coming weeks and is only likely to last a number of days.

Killeen Road Gauging Station – Source AECOM

Environmental Surveys

Enviroguide Consulting Ltd have been appointed to carry out various Environmental Surveys across the River Camac Catchment. These surveys will include:

  • Terrestrial Mammals
  • Bats
  • Birds
  • Habitat and Invasive Plants

The surveys above are expected to commence in the coming weeks. Further updates on the survey locations and timescales will be shared on this page once confirmed.

Topographical, CCTV and Bathymetric Surveys

The process of appointing specialist survey contractors to complete surveys within the catchments has commenced. These surveys will include taking measurements and levels of the rivers, manholes and bridges within the catchment.

Public Information Events

Initial Public Consultation Events were held on 5th December 2019.

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