20 September 2019

Aberdeenshire Council to host Insch Flood Study drop-in event

Residents are being invited to attend a drop-in information session to discuss flood risk within Insch. Aberdeenshire Council will host the Insch Flood Study public engagement and stakeholder event on Monday, October 7 from 3-7pm in the Mither Tap Room at Bennachie Leisure Centre on Largie Road, Insch. The local authority is working alongside Dougall Baillie Associates (DBA) and JBA Consulting to evaluate flood risk and is encouraging both residents and other stakeholders to have their say on a preferred flood protection option. During the event, representatives from Aberdeenshire Council, DBA and JBA will be on hand to provide further information on the flood study and to talk through the potential option with the aid of posters and drawings. Lee Watson, Aberdeenshire Council's Principal Engineer for Flood Risk and Coast Protection, advised: "This will be the final opportunity to provide comments on the preferred option prior to submission for consideration by the Scottish Government. "We hope to see as many as people possible attend the event and would encourage people to invite others who may also be interested in this important matter."