• Axe Brue Internal Drainage Board -Preliminary Invitation to Tender For the Axe Catchment (2017-18-19 Three Year Contract) Rhyne Maintenance

    The Axe Brue IDB will soon be inviting tenders for their rhyne cleaning programme within the Board’s area. The plans give details of the 16 areas within the Axe Valley Lower (AVL) and Axe Valley Upper (AVU) areas. If you are interested in tendering for this work, please indicate on the Axe Brue 2017, 18 & 19 Area Information Request Form which areas you would like documents for and return to the Highbridge office. For further information please see the Notice Board on this website
  • 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!).      

    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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    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.
  • Job Vacancies 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 – NEW  – Technical Supervisor closing date Extended to 28 February 2017

    NEW – Project Engineer – Closing date extended to 28 February 2017

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


    For Apprenticeship Information please visit the Government Gateway Apprenticeship Portal: Apprenticeships
  • 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

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