Greener Grangetown

Thursday 30th July 2014 – Cardiff Council want your views on the Greener Grangetown project.

Cardiff Council, Natural Resource Wales, and Dwr Cymru Welsh Water are investing £2 million in a project to reduce flooding and better manage water waste in Grangetown.

greenergrangetownAt present, rainwater from the area in the south of Cardiff is pumped six miles across the Vale of Glamorgan and into the sea. This new scheme will be reduce that distance considerable: catching rainwater, cleaning it, and diverting it directly into the Taff.

Phase one of the Greener Grangetown scheme will begin in spring 2015 and will include surface area management – installing planted areas into the streets to absorb water.

CCardiff Councilardiff Council are collecting your views on what types of plants should be grown in these: trees, flowers, or community allotments. (We think it should be latter!)

To take part in this survey, which also asks for your views on residents’ parking, follow the link below:

Greener Grangetown Survey (English)
Greener Grangetown Survey (Welsh)

For more information about the Greener Grangetown project, click here.


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