NIDP FLOODING PROJECT

Sedgefield

We are currently undertaking a Stage Two Northumbria Integrated Drainage Partnership (NIDP) study in Sedgefield. 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 afternoon.

Some of you may have received letters in the mail this week with notification that we need to enter your property to survey a waterourse (Shotton Beck).  This is expected to take place as soon as November 12th.  If you have any questions on what the letter means, or why we need to undertake this work, please do ask here as many others may have a similar question.

Have a nice weekend.

Loren

 

 

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