designed to provide maximum protection for people and their homes while at the same time having minimal impact on the existing environment
The townlands around the Morell River experience significant flooding during intense rainfall. This includes 60 households, agricultural land and businesses, a golf course, as well as the N7 junction at Castlewarden and local roads.
Kildare County Council, with the support of the OPW, is going to invest €11 million in the Morell River Flood Management Scheme.
Location Map and Flood Management Scheme Study Area – This map shows the location of the study area and proposed scheme. Benefiting Areas – This map shows indicates areas that are benefiting from the proposed flood management scheme. Overview of Proposed Flood Management Scheme - These maps show an overview of the main features of the proposed flood management scheme.