Gruggies Burn Flood Alleviation Scheme is a scheme to provide flood protection for the Dumbarton East area.

The Gruggies Burn Flood Alleviation Scheme was presented to Committee on 15th September 2021 where Members agreed to progress the outline design and publication of the Gruggies Burn Flood Alleviation Scheme.

The publication starts on 26th March 2024 with a notice in the local press and the Edinburgh Gazette:

Letters have also been sent to all those affected by the Scheme

From 26th March 2024 to 22nd April 2024, anyone can submit an objection or representation to the Scheme (in writing) to Gruggies Burn Flood Alleviation Scheme, West Dunbartonshire Council, 16 Church Street, Dumbarton, G82 1QL or via email at Full details are contained in the Notice.

In addition to the Notice, the Council is required to publish a Scheme Statement and Scheme Drawings and these are below:

Also available are a number of background reports and these are listed below:

Hard copies of these documents are available to view at West Dunbartonshire Council, 16 Church Street, Dumbarton G82 1QL during the hours of 10am to 4pm Monday to Friday inclusive during the period from 26th March 2024 (excluding Public Holidays).

Details of how the publication process works, and possible outcomes, can be found in the Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Act 2009 Schedule 2:


If you require any further information contact the Project Team at