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Greater Dublin Drainage Project Update – December 2014 – Public Consultation on Foreshore Licence now Underway

The GDD project team are managing the planning stages of the project which involves the preparation of a planning application, including an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), to be submitted to An Bord Pleanála towards the end of 2016. Over the … Continue reading

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Fingal County Council Finalises Sludge Management Plan

Fingal County Council has finalised and made the Fingal Sludge Management Plan (SMP) following review last year (2013) that included a period of public consultation. The Fingal Sludge Management Plan details proposals for dealing with non-hazardous sludges arising in Fingal … Continue reading

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Upcoming information stands at Baldoyle (24th July) and Coolock (19th August)

The Greater Dublin Drainage project team are holding pop-up information stands at the following locations over the coming weeks: • Baldoyle Library, Thursday 24th July 2014, from 4.30pm to 7.30pm • Coolock Civic Centre, Tuesday 19th August 2014, from 2pm to … Continue reading

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Meet the GDD team at Information Events this June

Greater Dublin Drainage Project Team members will be available to answer questions and provide information over the coming weeks as follows: Portmarnock Parish Centre, Wednesday 25th June 2014 from 10.30am to 12.30pm; Baldoyle Library, Wednesday 2nd July 2014, from 2pm … Continue reading

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Planning Application to be lodged in 2016

Over the next 18-24 months a number of additional studies are being undertaken for the Greater Dublin Drainage (GDD) project.  The need for additional studies follows the results from previous environmental studies, combined with the extensive amount of public feedback … Continue reading

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Additional studies are now underway

Additional environmental and ecological studies are required so that a comprehensive assessment of any potential impacts on the Rockabill to Dalkey Island candidate Special Area of Conservation (cSAC) can be made.  It was designated a cSAC in April 2013. An … Continue reading

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Irish Water’s role

On 1st January 2014 Irish Water took over responsibility for managing Ireland’s water and wastewater investment and maintenance programmes. On that date, Irish Water also took over the management of the Greater Dublin Drainage Project from Fingal County Council. Since … Continue reading

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