Southwell Flood Mitigation Meeting Feedback Form

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This information can be sent after the Public Engagement Event on the 10th of April 2014 to: Flood Risk Management Team, Nottinghamshire County Council, Trent Bridge House, Fox Road, West Bridgford, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG2 6BJ or emailed using the form below.

Residents view flooding model

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More than 150 people attended a public meeting tonight to see a computer model which demonstrated how Southwell was affected by flooding in July. The meeting at The Minster School, Southwell, was organised by Southwell Flood Forum to discuss what progress had been made since the flooding in the town and the next steps towards… Read more »

URS Flood Consultants’ Site Visit – 16.12.13

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Mark Bertolini Co-Chair, Roy Ladhams and Liz Walker of Southwell Flood Form, Potwell Dyke Flood Group met URS Flood Consultants Richard James (Hydraulic Modeller) and  Chris Broome (who is undertaking the options assessment and economic appraisal) They walked along the Potwell Dyke to assess its catchment area for tenuation ponds,  log all bridges and structures over the dyke, its… Read more »

URS Flood Consultants – Site Visit – 12.12.13

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Rob Jordan Co-Chair and John Cook of Southwell Flood Form, Halam Hill Group met URS Flood Consultants Richard James (Hydraulic Modeller) and  Chris Broome (who is undertaking the options assessment and economic appraisal) They walked round the northern end of town to examine and log the details of how and where the floodwaters affected properties, infrastructure and watercourses… Read more »

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A dry ditch will be built in Southwell to try to protect homes from flooding. Southwell Town Council agreed to the ditch for Minster Fields, behind Farthingate. It could potentially reduce the risk of flooding for residents of Harvey’s Field.   Read more

Flooding fears recede

Posted & filed under Blog, Community Resilience, Flood Mitigation, In The Press.

Blocked gullies, blamed for much of the flooding in Southwell last summer, could be cleared twice a year instead of once, but some fear it still may not be enough. Southwell Town Council welcomed the recommendation by Nottinghamshire County Council’s flooding (drainage and watercourses) select committee to change its policy.   Read more