Tag Archives: Somerset Rivers Board

First Board Meeting of the Somerset Rivers Authority

The first meeting of the Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA) will take place this Friday following the creation of the authority at the end of January. The SRA will help shape and improve flood management in the county, identifying what work is needed and funding and delivering a higher standard of flood protection. It will also […]

Minister gets Flood Action Plan update

Environment Secretary Owen Paterson was in Somerset yesterday to receive an update on the Levels and Moors Flood Action Plan. His latest visit to County Hall underlined the continued Government commitment to the Plan that aims to reduce the impact and risk of flooding in extreme weather. The Plan is being coordinated by Somerset County […]

Update on the Somerset Rivers Board

Released on behalf of all the organisations involved in the 20 Year Flood Action Plan A Somerset Flood Action Plan meeting today agreed to take proposals for a Somerset Rivers Board (SRB) to a meeting with the Secretary of State in early July. The SRB will be a way for local partners to take more […]