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Environment : Draft River Basin District Management Plan

Do your local Rivers, Lakes, Streams, Canals and Wetlands matter to you?
The Waters and Communities Office are hosting public meetings within the coming weeks to discuss the natural waters of county Westmeath. If you are interested in water quality, angling, heritage, biodiversity, amenity use or issues affecting your local waterways then this is an opportunity for you to have your say.

We will present information on the latest draft River Basin Management Plan for Ireland 2018 - 2021 along with details on how you can input into the final plan. The Waters & Communities Office aims to get local communities more involved in valuing and protecting our local waters and these meetings provide an opportunity to have your say.

Basil Mannion, Community Waters Officer for Westmeath will present this information and facilitate a discussion on the issues raised.  There will be refreshments after the meeting and opportunities to network.  The times, dates and venues of the meetings are set out below.  For more information contact Basil on 086-8599514 or bmannion@lawco.ie. Visit www.watersandcommunities.ie and like us on Facebook.

Location Date Time
Mullingar Park Hotel Mullingar Wednesday 10th May 7.00pm – 9.00pm
Creggan Court Hotel Athlone Thursday 11th May 7.00pm – 9.00pm
Hotel Castlepollard, Castlepollard Wednesday 17th May 7.00pm – 9.00pm

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Draft RBMP Public Consultation dates for Westmeath

Content Last Updated/Reviewed: 05/05/2017