Roath Flood Scheme About to Begin

Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has just announced that people living and working in Cardiff are invited to a drop in event to find out more about the latest plans to reduce the risk of flooding to more than 400 properties in Roath.

NRW has also appointed the contractor Dawnus to carry out the flood scheme construction works, due to start at the end of January.

The drop-in session, set from 3pm to 7pm on 11 January 2017 at St Peter’s Rugby Club, will give people a chance to ask those involved in delivering the project questions about the scheme, NRW said.

Tim England, Flood Risk Manager for Natural Resources Wales, said: “Flooding can devastate people’s lives. Keeping communities safe and reducing the risk from flooding is an important role for us. 

“The drop in session is a chance for people to speak to the company that will build the scheme, learn about how it will reduce the flood risk and benefit the area, and ask questions they may have about the construction phase.”

Over 400 homes and businesses in the area are at risk of flooding from Roath Brook. The scheme will increase the level of protection for the community from 1 in 5 to a 1 in 75 chance of flooding in any given year.

The work will take place from Penylan Road, through Roath Brook Gardens, Roath Mill Gardens, Waterloo Gardens, and Railway Gardens.

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