Flood alleviation schemes

Drumnadrochit flood protection scheme

Completion of project

The Drumnadrochit flood protection scheme was completed on 2 September 2022.

Progress and update

No appeals were lodged following publication of the final notice for the scheme and the Scottish Government has now granted deemed planning permission.  We are continuing to work with our consultant to get the detailed design completed. 

Scheme Notice, documents and drawings

You can email any queries to drumnadrochit.fps@highland.gov.uk or phone 01408 635313.

Drumnadrochit Flood Protection is part of our Local Flood Risk Management Plan 2016 to 2022.  It is considered to be a potentially vulnerable area and the 200 year plus climate change return shows that 31 properties are at risk of flooding.
We working with engineering consultants WSP and cbec eco-engineering  to identify a sustainable combination of measures to alleviate flooding.

Scheme approval will be sought from Environment, Development and Infrastructure Committee in May 2018 and publication of the scheme will follow.

Public exhibition held on 8 November 2017 at Craigmonie Centre, Drumnadrochit

All enquiries should be directed to the project engineer Garry Smith