Wednesday, 3 September 2014

EA Community Engagement Event

Following the floods last winter the Environment Agency has begun a river and coastal asset repair programme; with 40 schemes in total, repairing river banks and structures damaged during the recent flooding, restoring the design level where defences were overtopped, repairing and refurbishing pumping stations and improving the resilience of key flood risk assets. Many schemes are already under construction or completed, and many more will begin construction in September and October. Several of the larger schemes require detailed design and investigation, and they are presenting the detailed proposals at an
on Monday 15 September, between 3pm and 7pm at:
The Education Conference Centre

Willow & Wetlands Centre

Stoke St Gregory

Taunton

Somerset TA3 6HY

Tel: 01823 490249 (Mon-Fri 9-5)

This is an event where you can just drop-in and find out about:
  • - recovery works that have already been completed;
  • - what other works are happening when and where;
  • - how these works will help reduce flood risk;
  • - what it will look like on the ground;
  • - give you a chance to meet the project team involved.
The Asset Recovery Programme includes works at Northmoor Pumping Station, Saltmoor Pumping Station, bank restoration on the River Parrett, Tone, and Yeo, repair works to Allermoor Spillway, the installation of new defences at Aller and Westonzoyland, formalising the site arrangement at Dunball Clyse, and much more.