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Flood Prevention Scheme
COMPUTER models of land in the Portpatrick and Stranraer areas
will be used to try to cut flooding.
places were hit after heavy rain early in October last year.
Dumfries and Galloway Council are involved in drawing up flood
prevention schemes aimed at avoiding a repeat.
Flood Prevention Scheme for Portpatrick was confirmed more
than ten years ago by the Secretary of State after earlier
flooding but was never implemented by the then regional council.
is now being reviewed and reassessed and hydrological consultants
are carrying out computer modelling of the Dinvin Burn catchment.
environmental impact assessment is nearing completion and
will form part of the evidence submitted to the Scottish Executive
in an application for funding.