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.
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.
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.
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.
Two sites have emerged as the most promising locations for a Bridgwater Tidal Barrier - and people are now being urged to say which they prefer, and why - so that one site can go forward for more detailed analysis.
A new report on possible locations for a Bridgwater Tidal Barrier whittles the number down from seven to five. The move follows analysis of feedback from a public consultation session, and a stakeholder workshop, held in Bridgwater in March. A tidal surge barrier is needed to help protect Bridgwater for the next 100 years or more.
Consultants have been appointed to carry out detailed technical work on a barrier in the River Parrett to protect homes and businesses in Bridgwater from the risk of tidal flooding.