Tag Archives: Somerset Rivers Authority

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 […]

County Councillors give backing to Somerset Rivers Authority

The vision for a new authority overseeing the progress of Somerset’s Flood Action Plan has today been backed by Somerset County Council’s Cabinet (Wednesday 12 November). Senior County Councillors have endorsed proposals for a new Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA). The SRA’s reason-to-be would be to reduce the likelihood, duration and impact of flooding in the […]

Somerset Rivers Authority moves step closer

Senior Somerset County Councillors will this month be asked to recommend proposals for a Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA) as a vital part of plans to reduce the likelihood and impact of flooding in the County. The move comes as all the organisations involved in the 20 Year Flood Action Plan continue to press the Government […]