If you are a Parish Council, local interest group, Young Farmers 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 catchment water management in or near the Somerset Levels and Moors, or would like to know more of the working of an Internal Drainage Board.
Please contact the Clerk at our offices in Highbridge.
Picture: South Drain Near Shapwick Heath
Exciting Employment Opportunities with the Somerset Drainage Boards Consortium
The Axe Brue and Parrett Internal Drainage Boards are statutory public bodies operating under the Land Drainage Act 1991 to carry out flood risk and water level management within a large part of the County of Somerset, encompassing the Somerset Levels and Moors.
The Somerset Drainage Boards Consortium provides the leadership, management, administrative and engineering services to the Axe Brue and Parrett Internal Drainage Boards.
The Drainage Boards are an Equal Opportunities Employer.
Chief Executive to Axe Brue and Parrett Internal Drainage Boards; and Area Operations Manager
Applicant Pack* and application form can be downloaded from the Noticeboard Job Vacancies page.
*Applicant pack for CEO only
The Somerset Drainage Board Consortium has prominent offices at the entrance of Bank Street Car Park in Highbridge.
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.
New Parrett and Axe Brue Drainage Board maps available on our website
We have recently updated our mapping pages on our website to include an interactive district map. You can scroll on the map to find Board maintained watercourses and structures in your locality; click on the structure (red) dot to see the name, type and other details of the structure.
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
….to the website of the Somerset Consortium of Drainage Boards. This site contains information regarding the Boards members, meetings, operations, planning, policies, environment, officers, byelaws and forms.
We welcome all comments / feedback regarding any aspect of this site