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.
New gates across the Somerset Levels and Moors will be used during serious floods to close roads, keep motorists safe and avoid making unnecessary demands on firefighters and police.
An innovative road-raising scheme at Muchelney has been highly commended in the National Transport Awards - narrowly missing out on the top prize to Heathrow Airport’s Terminal 2. Even through floods as bad as those of winter 2014, the road could now stay open.
Muchelney's impressive road-raising scheme is nominated for the Construction and Engineering Project of the Year Award.
An ambitious road-raising scheme in Muchelney, which will reduce the impact of future flooding, has won a coveted national award.
"The opening of the raised road in and out of Muchelney was a momentous occasion for the residents. We are no longer an island."