Monthly Archives: October 2017

Weather / Service Update: 12:30pm

Our Crisis Management Team convened again at 12:30pm and have the following points for public update.     We advise all traffic to stay off the roads for the next 5-6 hours until the peak of the storm has subsided. … Continue reading

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Weather / Service Update: 10:25am

Our Crisis Management Team convened again at 10:15am and have the following points for public update. Phone lines, social media and email remain open. All non-essential services are now being closed. Essential services (Roads etc.) will remain on alert. Citizens … Continue reading

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Office Closures: Update

While our main offices in City Hall/Menapia/Bailey’s New St. (Waterford) and Civic Offices (Dungarvan) remain open, the following Council premises are closed today. All will reopen tomorrow as normal, weather damage (if any) permitting. Civic Amenity Site, Ballinamuck, Dungarvan. Civic … Continue reading

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Weather / Service Update: 8am

8am Our Crisis Management team are currently meeting in City Hall to assess potential weather impact on services across Waterford City & County.   While our offices are open today, we ask that members of the public do not attend … Continue reading

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Sandbag Distribution – Update

Sandbag Distribution – Update Waterford Council will distribute sandbags to vulnerable areas, starting shortly and in advance of high tide (afternoon). If people are in need of sandbags, contact our call centre on 0761 102020 and we will log the … Continue reading

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Hurricane Ophelia – rough sleeper contingency plan

A contingency plan has been put in place, through the Gardai and homeless service providers, to make shelter available for people sleeping rough tonight and tomorrow night during the severe weather.  

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Hurricane Ophelia Update

Waterford City and County Council’s Crisis Management Team have convened throughout the day and have undertaken risk assessment in respect of Storm Orphelia and have put in place mitigation measures. For Waterford the highest risks are from high winds gusting … Continue reading

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Council’s Severe Weather Crisis Management Team Convened In Advance of Storm Ophelia

Waterford City and County Council have confirmed that its Severe Weather Crisis Management Team has convened over the weekend and is in liaison with the National Emergency Coordination Group. The Council would reiterate the risks outlined at National level, with … Continue reading

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Flood warning for Waterford

Council are advised that there is a risk of flooding tomorrow afternoon (Monday 16th) at time of high tide.  Storm barriers are being put in place in the City.  Sand bags will be distributed in high risk areas. Further updates … Continue reading

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