Tag Archives: Somerset Levels and Moors

County Council salutes Somerset’s remarkable flood response

A year after the major incident officially came to an end Somerset County Council is this week celebrating the incredible response to last year’s flooding on the Levels and Moors. The widespread flooding was classified a ‘major incident’ between 24 January and the end of March last year. It is thought nearly 150 homes were […]

A landmark day for Somerset flood protection

The start of a new era in flood protection and management has been welcomed by Somerset County Council following the signing of a landmark agreement today. The deal signed in London seals a £2.7m interim funding package for the creation of a Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA) by the end of January next year. The SRA […]

Flood Action Plan leaders welcome cash boost

Leaders of all the agencies working to reduce the risk and impact of flooding today welcomed Government investment of up to £13m for works as part of Somerset Flood Action Plan. The money is part of the Growth Fund and has been awarded to the Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) – […]