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.
Farmers in the Tone and Parrett catchments within Somerset are urged to bid for natural flood management works as part of the award-winning Hills to Levels project.
River bank repairs in the heart of Frome will reduce flood risks to about 300 properties. The works involve using an amphibious excavator on the River Frome.
Work funded by Somerset Rivers Authority helps to reduce the risks of flooding to homes and businesses around Bridgwater.
A public drop-in session to let people know the latest news about the Bridgwater Tidal Barrier scheme is being held on Monday, 10 July at Bridgwater Town Hall.
Somerset Rivers Authority creates more flood capacity near Frome, with works along the Mells River through Orchardleigh and the old Mill Race in Spring Gardens.
A site on the River Parrett between Express Park and Chilton Trinity village has been selected as the optimum location for a Bridgwater Tidal Barrier.
Somerset Rivers Authority is reducing flood risk in Minehead by funding improvements along the Bratton Stream in Parks Walk. The aim is to enhance the stream’s capacity to carry water, while maintaining its appeal as a popular feature of Minehead’s second-biggest park.
Somerset Rivers Authority is funding work to reduce flood risk and protect a historic bridge in Rode near Frome. Rode Bridge was originally built around 1777 as a toll bridge for the Black Dog Turnpike Trust.
Flood defences put at risk of collapse by badgers have been protected in a scheme funded by Somerset Rivers Authority and delivered by the Environment Agency. No badgers were moved or harmed in the work.