Written Answers. - Drainage Schemes.

Emmet Stagg

Question:

488 Mr. Stagg asked the Minister for Finance when the Shinkeen River (Hazelhatch) County Kildare drainage scheme will be put on public display; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [20713/00]

The design of the Shinkeen River (Hazelhatch) drainage scheme is currently being finalised by the Office of Public Works. Subject to positive results from economic and environmental appraisals the statutory scheme documentation required for the exhibition process will be prepared with a view to the scheme reaching public exhibition stage by the end of October, 2000.