Monday, 23 June 2014

Lisvane Reservoir - to be opened again shortly

Today (20th June 2014) Natural Resources Wales issued the following information update on Lisvane Reservoir, suggesting that it will shortly be re-opened to allow the public to walk around the reservoir. The update can be read by clicking here.

Friday, 2 May 2014

RAG Chairman visits 10 Downing Street

Richard Cowie, RAG Chairman, explaining the steps
needed to refill Llanishen reservoir to the Prime Minister.

Councillor Craig Williams and RAG Chairman, Dr. Richard Cowie, visited Downing Street on 23rd April to meet the Prime Minister and to discuss the local campaign to get Llanishen reservoir refilled.  After the meeting David Cameron issued the following statement:

"I was delighted to meet Craig and Richard Cowie, Chairman of the Reservoir Action Group, at 10 Downing Street to hear about the campaign to refill and reopen Llanishen and Lisvane reservoirs in Cardiff North.  We owe this community campaign a huge debt of gratitude for their work to date, safeguarding these important reservoirs for future generations.  I will continue to work with Jonathan, Cardiff North's current MP, and his successor Craig to ensure the community's voice is heard loud and clear on this important issue."

Thursday, 3 April 2014

A Statement on Public Access for The Reservoirs - Natural Resources Wales

Llanishen and Lisvane Reservoir Embankments Argloddiau Cronfeydd Dwr Llanisien a Llys-faen and Lisvane Reservoir are designated as Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and are of national importance for nature conservation. The features of special interest are grassland fungi, including 25 species of wax-cap found on the embankments of both reservoirs, and over-wintering birds at Lisvane Reservoir.

Natural Resources Wales (NRW) and the site’s new landowner Celsa are working together to manage both these SSSIs...........................

For the full original statement, click here