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

I just wanted to let the community know that on June 17th and 18th  we will be undertaking further surveys of the sewer and drainage network in proximity to Blackhills Gill.  We will be using a small amount of dye to trace flows from the drainage network out through a culvert under the railway line and into the gill.  So, don't be alarmed on these days if you by chance see some discoloured water (green) in the gill on those days. 

 

 

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