Accolades for Somerset Scheme

A flood defense scheme in Somerset, carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, has been ...

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Planning the Future Dredging

Recent trials of different dredging methods on the River Parrett produced promising initial results for Somerset ...

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PHOTO: Borr on the Parrett Trials

Van Oord’s water injection dredger Borr is currently working on the River Parrett, testing new methods of ...

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Borr Starts Parrett River Dredging

New techniques for dredging the Parrett are being tested this November and December, as Somerset Rivers Authority ...

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Parrett Dredging Wrapped Up

The latest phase of the River Parrett dredging scheme was successfully wrapped up last week, according to ...

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EFRA Committee Visits Somerset

The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee last Thursday, May 12th 2016, visited the Somerset Levels ...

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Next Stage of Parrett Dredging

The next stage of maintenance dredging on the Somerset Levels, designed to prevent future flooding in the area, is ...

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New Dredging on River Parrett

Following successful completion of 2.2km maintenance dredging project along the River Parrett, the Somerset Rivers ...

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VIDEO: WM Plant Hire in Somerset

WM Plant Hire, a Bridgnorth-based company that operates one of the largest fleet of long reach excavators in the ...

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EA Head to Tour Somerset

Sir James Bevan, the new chief executive of the Environment Agency, is visiting Somerset this week where he will ...

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Project Excellence Accolade for Steart Coastal Scheme

The UK’s biggest coastal management scheme, on the Steart Peninsula in Somerset, has been named winner of a ...

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Creation of SRA Marks New Era in Flood Protection

The start of a new era in flood protection and management has been welcomed by Somerset County Council following ...

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Somerset Rivers Authority Gets Support

The vision for a new authority overseeing the progress of Somerset’s Flood Action Plan has been backed by Somerset ...

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SRA Key Proposal of the 20 Year Flood Action Plan

Senior Somerset County Councillors will this month be asked to recommend proposals for a Somerset Rivers Authority ...

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Dredging Finished for Parrett and Tone

The first action from the 20 Year Flood Action Plan, dredging of the Rivers Parrett and Tone has been completed, ...

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Work Starts on Westonzoyland Defense Scheme (UK)

The Environment Agency is about to begin constructing the new flood defense works at Westonzoyland in Somerset this ...

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Environment Agency Stages Open Morning on Somerset Levels

The Environment Agency (EA) is to host a community open morning, where local people can discuss with experts about ...

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New Minister Visits Somerset Flood Action Plan Leaders (UK)

Leaders of the Somerset Levels and Moors Flood Action Plan (FAP) met new Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss ...

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UK: Funds Secured for Somerset Flood Action Plan

Leaders of all the agencies working to reduce the risk and impact of flooding have welcomed Government investment ...

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UK: Somerset Flood Relief Plans Make Progress

Plans to help prevent significant flooding in parts of Somerset and improve the county’s roads moved a step closer ...

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Officials Discuss Somerset Anti-Flood Action Plan (UK)

Councillor John Osman, Leader of Somerset County Council, hosted Secretary of State Owen Paterson MP in Somerset ...

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