A pair of drop-in sessions will be held to discuss the Aberfeldy Flood Prevention Scheme in the next month.
The Highland Perthshire town has been earmarked by Perth and Kinross Council and Sepa for major flood defence works which, it is hoped, will save millions of pounds over coming years.
There are approximately 240 homes and 130 non-residential properties believed to be at risk of flooding in Aberfeldy and Pitlochry.
Perth and Kinross Council has estimated the annual average damages in the area total as much as £1.2 million.
The two towns combined are considered one of 17 key areas which require flood defence schemes in Perth and Kinross, with the latest figures, released this year, suggesting £12.5 million of flooding damage is caused in the region every year.
The Tay Local Flood Risk Management Plan, compiled by the local authority and Sepa, amongst other bodies, lists the “at risk” area across the two Highland Perthshire towns as being around 140 square kilometres.
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The report states: “The area has a risk of river and surface water flooding. The majority of damages are caused by river flooding.”
In Aberfeldy, it is the area around the River Tay and Moness Burn which is thought to be most at risk.
Storm Desmond and Storm Frank in December 2015 and January 2016 resulted in flooding in the Tay and Tummel catchments, the first major flooding in Aberfeldy since 2006.
Council officers confirmed: “There have been no significant changes affecting progress, but there may be future catchment changes due to the A9 dualling project.”
The Aberfeldy Flood Study which was completed in October 2018, looked into installation or modification of watercourse control structures, direct flood defences and sediment management.
It is hoped as much as £8.7 million worth of damage will be prevented in future as result of the report.
More than 100 homes in the town could be protected, as well as 44 non-residential buildings.
A further Scottish Water assessment of flood risk within the Aberfeldy sewer catchment, following the completion of a similar study in Pitlochry, has not yet started.
This overdue report is one of the final stages of the wider plan which requires completion.
Sepa is also awaiting the results of a screening exercise to characterise the
catchment and identify the data necessary to support mapping improvements.