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Storm Brian: Update, 11:15am

Waterford City & County Council’s Emergency lines remain open this morning as Storm Brian passes through.  0761 10 20 20 Citizens can view incidents of flooding, road closures, fallen/weakened trees etc. on our website at : http://www.waterfordcouncil.ie/ophelia-alerts.htm Sandbags are available … Continue reading

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Crisis Management Team plans for recovery after Storm Ophelia

Waterford has experienced unprecedented levels of damage across the county today as a result of Storm Ophelia. Tragically one person lost her life as a result of a road traffic incident earlier today and our thoughts are with family and … 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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Festival Grants Scheme 2018

FESTIVAL GRANTS SCHEME 2018 Waterford City & County Council will provide funding for festival and event organisers to aid with the development and promotion of events in Waterford City & County during 2018.  This grant scheme aims to promote and … Continue reading

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