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Residents encouraged to have their say on Teifi Valley flooding schemes

CARMARTHENSHIRE and Ceredigion County Council’s flooding consultation for the Teifi Valley has been extended to August 31.

The online consultation, which was launched on June 6, has been extended to include face-to-face events to give the public an opportunity to speak to representatives from all the partner agencies involved.

Two events are being held for both Llandysul/Pont-Tyweli and Llanybydder:

  • Wednesday August 24, 10am – 1pm and 3pm – 6pm, the Powerhouse, Llandysul/Pont-Tyweli
  • Thursday August 25, 10am – 1pm and 3pm – 6pm, Llanybydder RFC

Officers from Carmarthenshire and Ceredigion County Councils and Natural Resources Wales will be in attendance to answer any queries along with a representative from the consultants appointed by both authorities.

All partners involved want to understand the impact that flooding has on communities, how the flooding happens and to assess different flood measures that will reduce the impact during increasingly stormy weather in the future.

Members of the public will be able to submit their feedback in person by writing their comments down and putting them in the box located at the venues. This will be in addition to the comments and suggestions submitted during the online consultation process.

Feedback from the consultation and these events will feed into the next stage of work and form part of any decision making that Natural Resources Wales and Welsh Government will undertake to design and implement any flood risk reduction scheme.

Carmarthenshire County Council’s  Cabinet Member for Transport, Waste and Infrastructure Services Cllr Edward Thomas said: “We want as much feedback as possible from residents so that together we can look further into the options available to us to manage flood risk in these communities. The drop-in events will provide an opportunity for residents to speak to officers about the different options available and the next steps.”

Ceredigion County Council’s Cabinet Member for Highways and Environmental Services and Carbon Management Keith Henson said: “We encourage the residents of Llandysul, Pont-Tyweli and Llanybydder to have their say in this consultation, either by attending the in-person events at the said locations or by visiting the online link on the council’s website. The responses from this consultation will enable us and our partners to explore what options we have to manage flood risk in the Teifi Valley.”

If you have any COVID-related symptoms, please do not attend the face-to-face events, and submit your views via the online consultation on the council website, visit carmarthenshire.gov.wales/consultations

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