• STOP PRESS! Please note due to technical difficulties the Drainage Board telephone system will not be operational  from 5 pm Friday 19 December to 9 am Monday 22 December. If you have an urgent Drainage Board matter please telephone the Duty Officer on: 07887 687746. If you have a flooding emergency please call the Environment Agency on: 0370 8506506. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
  • Owen Paterson announces an action plan to better protect Somerset

    Homes and businesses in Somerset will be better protected from the risk of flooding under a new action plan outlined by Environment Secretary Owen Paterson today. The plan was commissioned by the Environment Secretary in January after exceptional weather caused large scale flooding and aims to improve resilience against floods on the Somerset Levels Executive summary of the Somerset Levels and Moors Flood Action Plan Full version of Somerset Levels and Moors Flood Action Plan To see more on the press release of the Somerset Levels and Moors Flood Action Plan click here.
  • 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
  • Rhyne Maintenance 2013-14

    Cleaning along Sedgemoor Drove Rhyne, Chedzoy The Board’s contractors require access to the Viewed Rhyne network to carry out this years programme of work. We have uploaded the intended schedule of work for both Boards, which can be viewed and downloaded from our maintenance page. The schedules provide Rhyne names and the month of completion. Farmers and Riparian Owners please note this schedule is for guidance only and may vary due to weather  conditions, weed growth and machine availability.  
  • View From Cheddar GorgeWelcome…..

    ….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

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