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    Abstract: This data shows the embankments forming part of Drainage Districts. Embankments are walls of soil or sods that were constructed to protect low lying ground from flooding (not properties). Drains and sluices or pumps were also provided to take away rainwater that fell...
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    Abstract:This data shows the land that was drained as part of the Drainage District. The original maps also identified other land owned by the same landowner so as to calculate the appropriate charge for maintenance. Drainage Districts were carried out by the Commissioners of...
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    Abstract:This data shows the watercourses forming part of Drainage Districts. Drainage Districts were carried out by the Commissioners of Public Works under a number of drainage and navigation acts from 1842 to the 1930s to improve land for agriculture and to mitigate...
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    Abstract: This data shows Land Commision (LC) Benefiting Areas associated with the works carried out by landowners typically in the 19th century, that individual landowners have a responsibility to maintain. The benefited lands identifies land that was drained as part of the...
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    Abstract: This data shows Arterial Drainage Scheme (ADS) Benefiting Areas associated with the schemes constructed under the Arterial Drainage Acts 1945 & 1995, that OPW have a statutory obligation to maintain. The benefited lands identifies land that was drained as part of...
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    Abstract: This data shows Arterial Drainage Scheme (ADS) Channels constructed under the Arterial Drainage Acts 1945 & 1995, that OPW has a statutory obligation to maintain. These channels are either modified watercourses or constructed channels/drains to enhance the...
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