Council continue to monitor Shannon water levels


first_imgLinkedin NewsCouncil continue to monitor Shannon water levelsBy Staff Reporter – December 31, 2015 603 Facebook Previous article#BREAKING Limerick hotel damaged in fireNext articleLimerick teen rescued from Shannon in early hours of 2016 Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie WATER levels on the Lower River Shannon at Castleconnell and Montpelier maintained the same levels overnight according to Limerick City and County Council.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Council staff are continuing pumping operations in Castleconnell and Montpelier while flood defences are being maintained in flood prone locations along the river.The Council is also monitoring water levels on the Mulkear River, which enters the River Shannon downstream of Annacotty.The Council has confirmed the ESB’s decision to maintain the spill rate at Parteen Weir at 440 cubic metres per second (cumecs) during Thursday.Limerick City and County Council says staff remain on alert to ensure that the necessary responses can be immediately activated where the need arises.Flooding advice is available on www.flooding.ie.Information included on the website includes advice on identifying flooding risks, protecting property against flooding, necessary steps to be taken if a property is flooded, and assessing and repairing property damaged by flooding. WhatsAppcenter_img Twitter Email Print Advertisementlast_img

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