SRA Community Engagement Support Officer Dawn James Talking To Derek Johnson, Jenny Pike And Sarah Elliott About The Work Of Ham Village Flood Defence Committee, With Some Of The Committee's Equipment Laid Out Nearby.

Help your Somerset community get ready for winter

People across Somerset are being offered free interactive online training between Tuesday 20 October and Thursday 22 October to help communities prepare for what could be a challenging winter. Subjects covered include recovering from crises, dealing with flooding and snow, and co-ordinating community volunteers. New short local films will also be shown.
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View From Track Of Black Membranes Fixed On Banks Near A Water Control Structure On Westmoor That Needs Improvement Works.

39 steps to better water control

Membranes have been fitted for Somerset Rivers Authority near 39 water control structures at Moorlinch and Westmoor on the Somerset Levels. The membranes will - temporarily - stop vegetation growing and deter water voles, so the structures can be improved later this summer.
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Tractor And Sward Slitter In Action On Field In Exmoor In Somerset With Grassland Showing Results Of Efforts To Aerate Soil And Improve Infiltration Of Water.

Farmers bid online for Somerset flood works

Farmers across Somerset made well over 100 bids in the county’s biggest auction yet for works to help stop flooding. The auction ran online in the second half of March. Somerset Rivers Authority, the Environment Agency and the Farming & Wildlife Advisory Group SouthWest offered farmers a choice of up to seven different methods of natural flood management. Bids are now being checked.
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River Parrett In Summer With Swan Of Water And View Of Langport Including Church Tower

How should Wedmore and Langport adapt to climate change?

People living in and around Wedmore and Langport are invited to take part in a major new Somerset climate change project called Adapting the Levels. Come to the Ridgway Hall in Langport between 10am and 2pm on Saturday 29 February. Children and young people are welcome to attend. A similar event in Wedmore at the start of February was a popular success.
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