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a permanent flood defence proposal for Bewdley. Following public consultation, it was decided not to start work on a flood defence scheme at that time due to public concern over the visual impact of a scheme which featured permanent flood defence walls. The increasing frequency of flooding in more recent times, and in particular the severe floods in November , highlighted the need to urgently. Bewdley Severnside South Flood Alleviation Scheme | My Landscape Institute. Sign in. Bewdley Severnside South Flood Alleviation Scheme. Bewdley is a Worcestershire market town, strategically placed as a crossing point on the River Severn. The attractive town core consists of Georgian and earlier buildings in mellow brick and local sandstone. An archaeological watching brief was undertaken on groundworks associated with the Bewdley Flood Alleviation Scheme (SO ; WSM ). Observations were made during trenching, test-pitting and piling associated with the construction of flood defences along Severn Side North, and throughout the excavation of a chamber for a pumping station at the foot of Dog Lane. The scheme cost Â£7M. The first part of the system was proved in real flood conditions in February Once the Severnside North section was completed, work started in March to build the larger Severnside South section and complete protection of the town. Construction work was completed in time for the system to be live tested in November
Flood warning codes. The flood warning service has three types of warnings that will help you prepare for flooding and take action. Flood Alert. What it means. Flooding is possible. Be prepared. When it's used. Two hours to two days in advance of flooding. What to do. Be prepared to act on your flood plan. Prepare a flood kit of essential items. Flood Warning KB Beales Corner Temporary Flood Defences KB Bewdley Town Council 25(A) Load Street. On Thursday 16 November , Bewdley flood defences were tested by the Environment Agency in partnership with a number of local partners. Published 21 November From. It lies on the River Severn, at the gateway of the Wyre Forest national nature reserve, and at the time of the census had a population of 9, Bewdley is a popular tourist destination and is known for the Bewdley Bridge, designed by Thomas Telford.
designed a flood alleviation scheme that, since its construction in , has reduced the risk of flooding for some 70 properties within the village as well as the main road. The Kempsey Flood Risk Management Scheme comprises a m long flood protection embankment and a . Oxford University, Oxford Flood Alliance and Thames Water on the Oxford Flood Alleviation Scheme. This will reduce flood risk to homes and businesses in Oxford, as well as to services and major transport routes into the city. The scheme will be approximately 5km long, it will run from north of Botley Road to. the provision of flood defences for the town. Since the ’s a number of flood alleviation options have been proposed for Shrewsbury. These included increasing the size of the existing river channel, diversion channels, flood storage areas and flood walls and embankments in the town. In the early ’s, a proposal for a scheme was. A plaque commemorating the Bewdley flood alleviation scheme was unveiled by Environment Minister Ian Pearson. The initiative was started following floods in the autumn of when properties along the town's Severnside were inundated with water.