NIDP FLOODING PROJECT

Easington NIDP

We are currently undertaking a Stage Two Northumbria Integrated Drainage Partnership (NIDP) study in Easington. Stage 2 is a diagnostic study where we carry out a more in depth survey, investigation and hydraulic model enhancement to address specific issues and develop opportunities at the top priority locations identified in stage 1. This includes option development and an assessment of cost of the proposed options. We then look at an assessment of benefits and beneficiaries to demonstrate the impact of the proposed project. If we are able to show that the project delivers an appropriate level of benefits ( i.e. it doesn’t cost more to construct than the value of the property that it protects) this enables us to make applications for joint funding to progress to design and construction.

Update by Loren Jennings

Good morning, everyone.  My name is Loren and I am the project manager at Northumbrian Water.

The goal of this strategic study is to find where flood risk overlaps from various sources, such as sewers, highway drainage or watercourses.  With this information, we can then identify projects which can be built in partnership between Durham County Council, Northumbrian Water and the Environment Agency.  

If you have any questions, feel free to comment here or "contact us" at the top of the page.

Loren

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