High Tide this Friday 14th December 2012 – Update

Tomorrow’s (14/12/2012) high tide is predicted to be extremely high and above Dublin City Council’s Tide Alert levels. Following a meeting of the City Council’s Flooding Assessment Group the following precautionary actions are being taken:
  • The car parks at Sandymount promenade and at Clontarf are being closed today.
  • A limited number of large sandbags are being put in place in Clontarf
  • The flood gates on the River Dodder will be  closed tomorrow for the weekend.
  • The flood defences on the River Tolka are being put in place.
  • The Liffey Boardwalk defences will be closed on Friday morning.
  • Spencer Dock Flood gates have been closed.

Dublin City Council maintains a stock of sandbags at various locations for strategic purposes and will be deployed by Drainage staff, if required in both Sandymount and Clontarf.