Following our earlier post about the state of the River Taff and the pollution along the river banks through Radyr and Morganstown...
...we met with Natural Resources Wales and Cardiff Council on 3 May to discuss the problem. This turned out to be a very positive meeting, held during a litter-pick organised by the excellent Cardiff Rivers Group and aimed at keeping the River Taff looking as clean as possible. Indeed, it was good to see NRW and Cardiff Council staff taking part in the litter pick.
During the meeting it was agreed that NRW and Cardiff Council would work together to prepare a document setting out how this problem is to be tackled in future.
It was also agreed that this document should serve to reassure the community in Radyr and Morganstown (and further afield) that the relevant statutory agencies are dealing with the problem, whilst explaining what will be done by them and others.
Discussions also focused on how the document could set out what NRW and Cardiff Council will do together (and with the Cardiff Rivers Group and others) to:
For its part, Radyr and Morganstown Community Council will be very pleased to comment on the draft document (simply to help ensure that it deals with the concerns of our community).
We will keep you posted as soon as the document comes to hand!