Cows standing in 2 feet of water in a cow shed.
County councillors have approved plans to form a new flood prevention body in Somerset. The purpose of the Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA) would be to “reduce the likelihood, duration and impact of flooding in the county”. More than 6,000 properties and 6,900ha of farmland in Somerset were inundated in the catastrophic winter floods of 2013. Some farm businesses will still take many months to fully recover from the disaster. The body is a key feature of the 20-year Flood Action […]
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