It was announced by the Floods Minister Thérèse Coffey that £15 million of funding has been awarded to over 50 schemes across the UK. This new allocations of flood management funding will allow homes, businesses and communities around the country to benefit from increased flood protection.
From this fund, the Avon Tributaries have been awarded £500,000 with the River Isbourne being a major part of this. This will help the Isbourne Catchment Group to enable action on the ground to help “slow the flow”.
For more information on all the areas included go to https://www.gov.uk/government/news/schemes-across-the-country-to-receive-15-million-of-natural-flood-management-funding