CONTRACTORS for Cork County Council look set to move into the river in Bandon to begin temporary cleaning of the riverbed.
Although the OPW are now on site to begin the major flood relief work on the river, the temporary work – which has been undertaken every year since 2009 – has also been given the go-ahead.
This will involve cleaning the riverbed, near the bridge, of gravel and sand build-up, which will alleviate a number of issues in the event of a moderate flood….

The Southern Star 15/09/2016 Read the full article ‘Council to start cleaning Bandon river ‘within days’