for proposed River Parrett tidal barrier set to go on show
for a new 'barrage' across the River Parrett upstream between Burnham-On-Sea
and Bridgwater are set to go on display.
District Council is organising an information session, designed
to update people on the latest developments with the Bridgwater
Tidal Barrier Scheme, on Monday July 10th at Bridgwater Town Hall
between 2pm and 7pm.
from the Environment Agency and Sedgemoor District Council will
be on hand to answer questions and listen to any comments or concerns.
"The scheme will reduce the tidal flood risk to Bridgwater
and surrounding areas for the next 100 years and has a construction
target date of 2024," the council's spokeswoman Claire Faun
proposed site for the barrier is between Express Park and Chilton
Trinity. The scheme will also include improvements to the flood
defences downstream of the barrier."