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  • 15 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    New techniques for dredging the Parrett are being tested this November and December, as Somerset Rivers Authority seeks cheaper and better ways of maintaining tidal rivers. Three weeks of trials are being carried out between Westonzoyland Pumping Station and Burrowbridge to see how effective water injection dredging and agitation dredging can be at getting silt […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According to the Environment Agency’s latest update, high number of workers are currently engaged in the Parrett and Tone dredging scheme in order to complete the project on time. The dredging scheme of an 8km section of the rivers Parrett and Tone, part of the agency’s 20 Year Flood Action Plan for the Somerset Levels and Moors, began […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According to the Environment Agency, the dredging program on the River Parrett near Moorland and the River Tone near Burrow Mumpon is moving ahead. “We continue to work on the River Parrett between Westonzoyland Pumping Station and Raymonds Farm and further upstream between Home Farm and Fenners Cottage along Riverside in Burrowbridge. On the opposite […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Environment Agency is currently dredging at both banks of the River Parrett downstream of Moorland House Farm. They have so far removed over 7,600m³ of silt along a 445 metre length. There are currently 3 excavating machines working 5 days a week. Over the next couple of weeks the following activities will take place: […]

  • 29 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A 20 year flood action plan for a long-term sustainable future for the Somerset Levels and Moors is in full swing with a 8km dredge of the Tone and Parrett Rivers well underway. The plan is owned by Somerset’s councils, internal drainage boards and local leaders and was prepared in partnership with local and national […]

  • 30 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following successful completion of 2.2km maintenance dredging project along the River Parrett, the Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA) has decided to continue the works with 750 meters of new dredging. New dredging is due to begin in April of 750m of the Parrett downstream of Northmoor Pumping Station. The work follows on 2.2km of maintenance dredging of the Parrett, done for the SRA […]

  • 19 March 2020
    Business & Finance

     WM Plant Hire yesterday released this beautiful video about the dredging operations on the River Parrett. The scheme is being led for Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA) by the Parrett Internal Drainage Board (IDB), working closely with the Environment Agency and Natural England. The aim of the proposed works is to help the SRA reduce […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging works on the rivers Parrett and Tone are in full swing. This work is taking place on the left hand bank of the Parrett between the confluence with the river Tone and Burrowbridge. [mappress] September 22, 2014

  • 3 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Trials of different dredging methods on the River Parrett, carried out by Van Oord working in partnership with the Parrett Internal Drainage Board and the Somerset Rivers Authority, have produced promising initial results, Team Van Oord said in its latest announcement. Tests of water injection dredging and agitation dredging were carried out on sections of […]

  • 9 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    A public consultation is underway about proposals to dredge the River Parrett between Stathe and Burrowbridge and will continue until Saturday, 1 June. The scheme is being led for Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA) by the Parrett Internal Drainage Board (IDB), working closely with the Environment Agency and Natural England. The aim of the proposed works […]

  • 10 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The dredging operations are currently underway along the River Parrett, with the main goal to provide extra protection against flooding in Somerset. This flood protection work along 3 km of the River Parrett started at the end of November, with two contracts for dredging being funded by Somerset Rivers Authority. One contract – awarded by the […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging works on the rivers Parrett and Tone are in full swing, according to the Environment Agency latest report on the progress being made on the Levels and Moors Flood Action Plan (FAP). “We have dredged a length of 4 km of river (8 km of total river bank length) on the Parrett and Tone […]

  • 23 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    WM Plant Hire, a Bridgnorth-based company that operates one of the largest fleet of long reach excavators in the UK, has just released a video about the River Parrett maintenance dredging scheme. The project used a wide range of long reach excavators to dredge a 2.5 km stretch of the River Parrett in Somerset. Work was carried […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Project & Tenders

    Due to the slow progress of Parrett and Tone Rivers dredging in Somerset, the Environment Agency decided to increase the number of teams working on the projects. As Farmers Weekly reports, local farmers are not satisfied with the 10% work, of the planned 8km, done until today. According to spokesman Paul Gainey two teams are […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging works on the rivers Parrett and Tone are in full swing. Dredging continues on both banks of the river Parrett at Westonzoyland Pumping Station and on both banks further upstream towards the A361 road bridge. On the river Tone works continue with two land based excavators and a floating piece of plant as programmed. [mappress] […]

  • 16 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee last Thursday, May 12th 2016, visited the Somerset Levels to discuss dredging and efforts to increase Somerset’s resilience against flood waters. During the visit, the Committee meet the Environment Agency and local partners in Taunton to find out what has been done to better prepare Somerset for future severe […]

  • 21 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Recent trials of different dredging methods on the River Parrett produced promising initial results for Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA). Few months ago, tests of water injection dredging and agitation dredging, in combination with sophisticated monitoring, were carried out for the SRA by the Parrett Internal Drainage Board and contractors Van Oord, on sections of river […]

  • 6 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Construction work will begin this week on improvements to the 4.2 kilometres of the flood defences on the River Parrett between Willow Bridge near Stathe and Monks Leaze Clyse, near Combe. The works will involve raising sections of the right bank of the River Parrett between Allermoor Spillway and Beazley’s Spillway by up to 200mm […]

  • 16 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The latest phase of the River Parrett dredging scheme was successfully wrapped up last week, according to thisisthewestcountry.co.uk. Contractors have spent the past three months removing 13,000 cubic meters of material from a 750 m stretch of the Parrett between Northmoor Pumping Station and Linden Farm. Some of the equipment that was used for the […]

  • 28 November 2019
    Business & Finance

     Dredging of the River Parrett on the Somerset Levels is a major spectacle. See how it’s being done for Somerset Rivers Authority by the Parrett Internal Drainage Board and contractors WM Longreach in this short video. The work is reducing flood risks for up to 200 properties across a wide area. The Environment Agency […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Environment Agency is currently dredging at both banks of the River Parrett downstream of Moorland House Farm. They have so far removed over 7,600m³ of silt along a 445 metre length. There are currently 3 excavating machines working 5 days a week. “We are spreading silt to land for agricultural betterment with permission from […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In order to complete dredging operations on the Parrett and Tone rivers on time, the Environment Agency is using all equipment available for the job. So far, the Agency has removed approximately 80,000 tonnes of silt and remain on program to complete work by the end of October. [mappress] August 29, 2014

  • 14 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging on the River Parrett downstream of Burrowbridge will start again this week, according to the Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA). SRA announced that the work will go on for at least a week and help to protect homes, businesses and roads from flooding. They also added that the dredging is being done for Somerset […]

  • 21 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA) yesterday announced the latest update from the River Parrett dredging scheme, saying that it’s been a good few days for dredging operations, with high water levels and strong tides. Crews have been working 12 hours a day on the water injection dredging vessel Borr. “They’ve done in a few days what […]

  • 5 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The next stage of maintenance dredging on the Somerset Levels, designed to prevent future flooding in the area, is in full swing now. The new dredging will take place along the 750m long section of the Parrett River downstream of Northmoor Pumping Station. The scheme is being managed and run jointly by the Somerset Rivers […]

  • 8 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 2-January 8 2017).   Ship Launching Ceremonies of 2016 In 2016, dredging industry saw the launching of some of the most interesting vessels ever made for this sector. DT brings you a brief overview of the launching ceremonies that […]