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Environment Officer Joseph Holder explains how weekly beach walkovers and inspections are helping to improve Weston-super-Mare’s bathing water quality

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EA are using drones in Weston-Super Mare

  The Environment Agency conducts weekly sampling during the bathing water season, which spans from May to September. Across the UK, there are 424 designated bathing water sites, 49 of these sit within Wessex. Each one of these sites is …

Working hard to protect 15,000 properties along the River Thames

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View of the River Thames

Over the last few months we have been been busy modelling flood risk for the River Thames Scheme, which will make sure 15,000 homes and businesses are better protected from flooding. The project will reduce the flooding risk of communities from Datchet to Teddington through a programme of projects …