Due to a history of flood events at Heather Avenue, Bearsden, East Dunbartonshire Council undertook flood alleviation and improvement works within the Heather Avenue Park area. Having determined the existing drainage regime in the area and undertaken analysis and review of a range of options, works were progressed to minimise flood risk to the local community.
These works comprised:-
The works were undertaken between January to March 2017 and the scheme is now in operation and protecting properties.
New footbridge and trash screen, with bunded storage area in background.
New bunded storage area and outlet back into watercourse.