Do your local Rivers, Lakes, Streams, Canals and Wetlands matter to you?

 24 May 2017
  19:00  -  21:00

The Waters and Communities Office are hosting public meetings within the coming weeks to discuss the natural waters of County Offaly. 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 Offaly will present this information and facilitate a discussion on the issues raised.here will be refreshments after the meeting and opportunities to network. The times, dates and venues of the meetings are set out below. Time County Arms Hotel Birr - Thursday 18th May - 7.00pm – 9.00pm Bridge House Hotel Tullamore -Wednesday 24th May -7.00pm – 9.00pm Larkins Bar & Restaurant Main Street, Edenderry -Thursday 25th May - 7.00pm – 9.00pm For information on water quality in your area or to find out what local communities are doing around Ireland, check out www.catchments.ie and sign up for the Catchments Newsletter. Basil Mannion | Community Water Officer Local Authority Waters and Communities Office ( 086 85 99 514 bmannion@lawco.ie Covering the Local Authority Areas of - Offaly, Westmeath and Laois www.watersandcommunities.ie www.catchments.ie www.lawco.ie