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Flood Alleviation Scheme – Protecting Laxey

DOI, Manx Utilities supported by specialist consultants JBA have completed work that identifies all flood risk reduction opportunities possible within the Laxey area; having been underway for a significant period.  Over 50 options were identified for river, tidal and surface water flood risk alleviation to protect Laxey.  Options were evaluated for suitability, build-ability, economic viability, and environmental sustainability and following feedback from the community and evaluation, a set of options will be agreed for progression to help protect the community by managing flood risk from source to sea; providing better protection and greater resilience for Laxey.  These are the options currently being consulted upon.


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