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.
An artist's impression of Bridgwater Tidal Barrier in the River Parrett between Express Park and Chilton Trinity.

Eight weeks to give your views on Bridgwater Tidal Barrier

Bridgwater Tidal Barrier plans have reached a major milestone and people and organisations now have until 13 February 2020 to comment. The Barrier has been designed to help protect at least 11,300 properties and 1,500 businesses from climate change and future flood risks.
Jack-up barge installed on the River Parrett not far from Express Park buildings in Bridgwater.

What’s under the Parrett’s bed?

A jack-up barge is being used for investigations into the ground below the River Parrett near Express Park in Bridgwater. Results will influence the building of Bridgwater Tidal Barrier.

Out now: Somerset Rivers Authority Annual Report 2018-19

Somerset Rivers Authority Annual Report 2018-19 shows people what Somerset Rivers Authority has been doing to give Somerset greater flood protection and resilience. The report comes in two versions. One is more detailed than the other. Both are clear, wide-ranging and colourful.
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