• Our nominated Charity for 2017 is the Bridgwater branch of Brainwave.

    We are already thinking of Coffee Mornings, Afternoon Tea, Raffles and the newly invented 3 Tors Challenge! brainwave-logo

    3 Tors Challenge!

    That’s right, this year we are getting physical! 2 evenings, 3 Tors and many exhausted Drainage Board Officers! Why not join us? Full details to follow (as soon as I have thought of them!).      
  • GUEST SPEAKERS FOR MEETINGS

    If you are a Parish Council, local interest group or professional body, the Board is able to supply speakers for your meeting, where you have an interest in flood risk, water level management or
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    South Drain Near Shapwick Heath

    catchment water management in or near the Somerset Levels and Moors, or have an interest in the working of an Internal Drainage Board. Please contact the Clerk at our offices in Highbridge.
  • Exciting Employment Opportunities with the Somerset Drainage Boards Consortium

    The Axe Brue and Parrett Boards are public statutory bodies with responsibilities for flood protection, land drainage and the environment. Both are members of the Association of Drainage Authorities. If you are interested in working for the Somerset Drainage Boards Consortium, please take a look at the available vacancies:

    Noticeboard – Job Vacancies

    Technical Supervisor – Closing date 10 April 2017

    Project Engineer – Closing date 10 April 2017

    For an informal chat regarding available positions please call: 01278 789906. The Drainage Boards are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

    Apprenticeships

    Unfortunately we have no Apprenticeship vacancies at this time.
  • The Somerset Drainage Board Consortium has prominent offices at the entrance of Bank Street Car Park in Highbridge.WP_20150422_15_14_07_Pro The building includes two meeting rooms, administration and engineering suites , with disabled access to the ground and first floors. Office hours: Monday – Friday from 09:00 to 17:00 Bradbury House, 33-34 Market Street, Highbridge, TA9 3BW. Tel: 01278 789906, Fax: 01278 792914. Email: admin@somersetdbs.co.uk
  • New Parrett and Axe Brue Drainage Board maps available on our website

    Parrett IDB Parish Map We have recently updated our mapping pages on our website. You can now look to see the locations of Board maintained watercourses in relation to your own land or property. In order to make the maps more user friendly we have divided them up into Parishes and included Board Boundaries and other important features. Click here to visit our map pages

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