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Water of Leith flood prevention scheme consultation

Water of Leith flood prevention scheme consultation

community exhibitions Monday 12 - Saturday 31 August 2002

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Published by City of Edinburgh Council in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Flood control -- Scotland -- Water of Leith (Edinburgh),
  • Water of Leith (Edinburgh, Scotland)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementThe City of Edinburgh Council.
    ContributionsEdinburgh (Scotland). City Council.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 leaflet
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18787514M

      The city council said the Water of Leith Flood Prevention Scheme should help to protect hundreds of properties in vulnerable areas. Work, costing £m, in Murrayfield and Roseburn is due to. Residents in Edinburgh have so far made 18 claims involving work being carried out on the Water of Leith Flood Prevention Scheme – which is a year overdue and Author: Brian Donnelly.

    The scheme aims to protect vulnerable residents and businesses from the threat of flooding. Mr Russell said: "The Scottish Government recognises that the development of major flood prevention schemes, such as this £30m scheme for the Water of Leith, takes far too long. Community members have officially marked the completion of phase two of Edinburgh's major Water of Leith Flood Prevention Scheme. Pupils from Roseburn Primary School joined Transport and Environm.

    The starting point is a conclusion by senior government scientists that the much vaunted Water of Leith Flood Prevention Scheme (FPS), completed in January last year at an overall cost of over £43M, is not as effective as residents, officials, and elected members originally expected. A map of the Water of Leith and Lindsay Creek surrounded (from top left) by images of the Leith by Rockside Rd, the Leith in flood by Montgomery Ave, North Rd flooded, a concrete section of Lindsay Creek, flooding of the Leith near Rockside Rd, the gates of Dunedin Botanic Garden on Gore Pl, drawings showing proposed flood scheme works on the Leith, the Leith in flood .


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Water of Leith flood prevention scheme consultation Download PDF EPUB FB2

Water of Leith catchment (Potentially Vulnerable Area 10/18) Local Plan District Forth Estuary Local authority Main catchment The City of Edinburgh Council, Midlothian Council Water of Leith Objectives Summary of flooding impacts shown left) Objectives have been set by SEPA and agreed with flood risk management authorities.

Leith Flood Protection Scheme The Water of Leith rises in Water of Leith flood prevention scheme consultation book Dunedin and flows 14km through the city. It is a river with the potential to inflict serious damage to property on the floodplain.

We manage a flood scheme on the Water of Leith to reduce the risk and impact of flooding. PHASE 1 FLOOD WORKS COMPLETE. Phase 1 of The Water of Leith Flood Prevention Scheme began in Februarywhen Lagan Construction was appointed as the main contractor for the works.

Phase 1 is divided into 5 work units: Bonnington, St Marks, Warriston Road, Stockbridge Colonies and Veitch's Square. Water of Leith Flood Prevention Schemes. The Water of Leith is Edinburgh's main river, flowing through the heart of the city and out to sea via the Firth of Forth.

It has severely flooded several times, causing substantial damage. The City of Edinburgh awarded a £ million flood prevention scheme to tackle the problem. Water of Leith Flood Prevention Scheme. Awarded by City of Edinburgh Council this scheme entailed the construction of flood defence at five sites along the Water of Leith between Bonnington to Veitch’s Square in Edinburgh.

The works were predominantly within, or close to, residential areas and public relations was of particular importance. The scope included the diversion of public utilities, provision of flood gates, construction of sheet piled walls, concrete retaining walls, pumping stations, provision of flood gates, replacement of existing bridges and culverts, river engineering works, drainage works, building strengthening.

Given the budget shortfall set out below a review of the Water of Leith Flood Prevention Scheme Phase 2 commenced in January and public open days were held on 20 February and 30 July as part of a wider consultation exercise.

The review is now complete and has concluded that some works will. The Water of Leith has a history of flooding, with significant recent floods inand a severe flood in Consequently, the City of Edinburgh Council will be implementing a flood prevention scheme (FPS) to reduce the risk of floods along the banks ofrhe scheme will entail the construction of walls.

Ongoing and future flood prevention works to be undertaken by City of Edinburgh Council will result in further modifications. The total length of the main stream of the Water of Leith is km. The Water of Leith catchment contains 10 baseline1 surface water Size: KB. As Greek mythology would have it, the water of Lethe was one of the rivers of the underworld: the river of forgetfulness.

It flowed through the lair of Hypnos, god of sleep, where its calm, murmuring waters would induce drowsiness, make travellers forget the troubles of their past.

New work is set to begin on the multi-million pound Water of Leith Flood Prevention Scheme (WoLFPS) following the signing of a contract by the City of Edinburgh Council. McLaughlin and Harvey Ltd has been appointed to design and construct the second phase of the scheme, which will see around km of flood defences built along the Water of Leith at Murrayfield and.

Water of Leith Flood Prevention Scheme Phase 2 Public Consultation Meeting Summer Planning Application Publish OJEU Funding Decision delays through planning 7. Thank You 8. Belford Bridge (Full Scheme) Flood wall from Belford Bridge Footbridge at Belford requires to be lifted Mitigation Provide flood-guard to the plant room of.

The Water of Leith is the main river flowing through Edinburgh, Scotland, to the port of Leith where it flows into the sea via the Firth of Forth. Name. The name Leith may be of Brittonic origin and derived from *lejth meaning 'damp, moist' (Welsh llaith). It is less likely that the name derives from the Old Norse lodda meaning a river.

Water of Leith Flood Prevention Scheme Phase 2 Stakeholder Engagement Group Update 15 September 1. 2 Contents Scottish Water are not involved in the provision of the pumping station and CEC will become the asset owner. The intent is to review the requirements for the. The Water of Leith is the main river flowing through Edinburgh, Scotland, to the port of Leith where it flows into the sea via the Firth of Forth.

It is 35 km (22 mi) long and rises in the Colzium Springs at Millstone Rig of the Pentland Hills. It travels through Harperrig Reservoir. Awarded by City of Edinburgh Council this scheme entailed the construction of flood defence at five sites along the Water of Leith between Bonnington to Veitch’s Square in Edinburgh.

The works were predominantly within, or close to, residential areas and public relations was of particular importance. Funding has been approved for the second phase of a flood protection scheme in Edinburgh.

The city council said the Water of Leith Flood Prevention Scheme should help to protect hundreds. Water of Leith: | | ||| | The Water of Leith, upriver from the ||New T World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available.

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A public consultation exercise was carried out in May This document takes Water of Leith Action Group, and highlights additional organisations most likely to be implementing the flood prevention scheme and taking the lead on biodiversity action planning for the City.

Contents Page No 1. INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND. The Water of Leith Flood Prevention Scheme is a key infrastructure project to protect hundreds of properties vulnerable to flooding.

The first phase, completed inincluded defences at Veitches Square, Stockbridge Colonies, Warriston, St Mark’s Park and Bonnington.The Water of Leith flows from the Pentland Hills through Balerno and a number of Edinburgh suburbs, including Colinton, Longstone, Murrayfield, Roseburn, Dean Village, Stockbridge, Warriston and Bonnington before entering the Firth of Forth at Leith Port.

The proposed scheme crosses the Water of Leith at two locations: within the Roseburn RailwayFile Size: KB.