• Our nominated charity for 2016 is Prostate Cancer UK. Following a very successful Afternoon Tea and raffle events during the year, I am very proud to announce that in line with our Corporate Social Responsibility the following donation has been made: Fundraising Donations for Prostate Cancer UK JANUARY – JULY 2016images (1) £578.75 And the year isn’t over yet!! Thank you for your kind generosity. £1 pin badges are available from the Drainage Board offices.

    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
    South Drain Near Shapwick Heath NR

    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.
  • 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 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
  • 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

Development Control & Byelaws