Work to start at flooding hotspots in West Somerset

Work to start at flooding hotspots in West Somerset

Drainage improvements near Stogursey and Hinkley Point will tackle historic flooding problems for Somerset Rivers Authority. The first phase of a two-part scheme is due to start on Monday 30 September 2019. Temporary road closures will be needed and diversions will be in place.
Want to get the best from your local SuDs? New guide shows how

Want to get the best from your local SuDs? New guide shows how

Basic facts about SuDS (Sustainable Drainage Systems) are explained in a new guide that will help local people to improve the places where they live. SuDS copy natural processes. They bring benefits when they work well, unpleasantness when they do not.
Final public consultation begins on River Parrett dredging proposals

Final public consultation begins on River Parrett dredging proposals

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.
Public consultation underway on River Parrett dredging proposal

Public consultation underway on River Parrett dredging proposal

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.
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