Applications for the post of SRA Community Engagement Support Officer are now CLOSED. Many thanks to all 30 candidates who applied. The date for interviews is expected to be Friday 16 August.
SRA support enables Somerset to take part in a new project that will help people adapt to the water-related effects of climate change - flood and drought.
A public consultation is being run until Saturday 3 August on proposals to dredge the River Parrett between Stathe and Burrowbridge. Dredging would increase the river's capacity to carry flood water, and so help the SRA to protect people and properties. Some environmental improvements are also planned.
A public consultation about proposals to dredge the River Parrett between Stathe and Burrowbridge continues until Saturday, 1 June. This dredge is important because it would supplement other dredges of the Parrett and Tone since 2014 and tie in with other projects, such as enhancing the River Sowy and King’s Sedgemoor Drain.
A dangerously crumbling culvert on the Somerset Levels has been repaired to reduce flood risks for Somerset Rivers Authority.
A £170,000 Somerset Rivers Authority scheme to reduce flood risks in Monksilver starts on Monday, 8 April. The works will require temporary road closures and diversions.
A huge Somerset Rivers Authority study of drainage systems around new properties aims to help reduce flood risks and make places better to live.
A new £2.76million programme of flood works across Somerset is approved by the Board of Somerset Rivers Authority. The SRA's council tax charge stays the same as it was in 2016.
Farmers across Somerset are being invited to bid in the UK’s first countywide auction for works to help stop flooding. The auction will be run online from February 26 - March 12 at www.nfmauction.org.uk.
A Private Members’ Bill to help secure the future of Somerset Rivers Authority, and give local people more powers to tackle flooding, has moved forward in Parliament.
Emergency road closure gates on the Somerset Levels are ready to protect drivers from flood water if required this winter (2018-9).
SRA launches survey to find out whether affordable flood insurance is still a problem for communities most badly affected by flooding in 2013-14.