The vision of creating a Somerset Rivers Authority to oversee Somerset’s Flood Action Plan was today backed by Somerset County Council’s Cabinet (12 November, 2014).
Work has begun on a new ring bank for Thorney on the Somerset Levels, a hamlet badly hit by the floods of winter 2013-14.
The leaders of Somerset's 20 Year Flood Action Plan meet the Government's new Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss.
Somerset Flood Action Plan leaders agree to put urgent proposals for a Somerset Rivers Authority to the Government's Environment Minister.
Leaders of organisations working to reduce the risk and impact of flooding in Somerset have welcomed Government investment of £13 million into the county's 20 Year Flood Action Plan.
Somerset's 20 Year Flood Action Plan is unveiled in the House of Commons, and backed up with £10.5 million from the Government.