Category Archives: Water

Environment Agency Abandons Dredging Benefits Assessment

Since attending a councillors’ flood briefing in February, I have asked repeatedly that the Environment Agency supply an assessment of the benefits that the current programme of dredging would have had on the 2013/14 flood event. It has been delayed … Continue reading

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Tone & Parrett Dredging Project – Briefing No 8

The Environment Agency has issued the eigth in a series of briefings on the Tone & Parrett Dredging Project. Click the following link. Dredging Briefing No 8 April 14

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Tone & Parrett Dredging Project – Briefing No 7

The Environment Agency has today (04/4/14) issued the seventh in a series of briefings on the Tone & Parrett Dredging Project. Click the following link. Dredging Briefing No 7

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Somerset Flooding Community Update

Click the link for the latest flooding update Latest news – Monday 10 March

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The Environment Agency’s Position on Flood Prevention in Somerset

In the wake of the current, extensive flooding across large parts of Somerset, I thought it might be helpful to share the Environment Agency’s current position on flood risk management in the County. It contains some useful information with regard … Continue reading

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The Westcountry Must Not Pay for Water Grid

Having seen all the talk on the news today about drought in the east of England and long-term aspirations for a ‘Water Grid’ to pipe water from the wetter West of the UK to the dry East, I think we … Continue reading

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