Climate Ready Clyde was setup to tackle the increasing issues of flooding which experts are saying is a direct result of climate change as expert claim sea levels could rise by up to 30 inch by the end of this century
GCC have already £53 million in flood prevention scheme at the White Cart Water in the Southside of Glasgow, protecting more than 1700 homes and businesses.
One of the plans mentioned is to create a natural wetland area that the excess water can drain into, this would also increase the bio-diversity of the area and create a natural feature. It has also been mentioned within the report the further increase in green area within the city and expanding the woodlands to prevent runoff.
The Evening Times has previously revealed details of a city council plan for linking seven lochs in an area of around six square miles. The lochs are Hogganfield, Frankfield, Bishop, Woodend and Lochend in Glasgow, and Johnston and Garnqueen in North Lanarkshire.
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Let us know what you think about the new plans, we will be discussing the report later in the week. Stay tuned!
Source: Evening Times: Vivienne Nicoll