• At the October full Board Meetings, Axe Brue and Parrett IDBs had agreed to sell their plant and machinery, as routine maintenance is now out-sourced.  The plant and machinery will be sold by public auction on 02 Dec 2021.  Any and all correspondence must be directed to the auctioneers. For your information, and full transparency, please download the GTH Catalogue of the sale however, please note this may change as more photos of the Buckets etc are entered onto the catalogue.
  • The Boards are seeking to appoint a Water Environment Worker Apprentice to commence Dec 2021. The vacancy is now live on the National Apprenticeship Service website and here is the link: Water Environment Worker Apprentice – Find an apprenticeship (findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk)
  • Due to the current COVID-19 situation, Staff of the SDBC Offices of the Axe Brue, Parrett and North Somerset Levels IDBs at Highbridge will continue working remotely until further notice.  We are continuously evaluating the developing situation and following Governmental guidelines. The Offices will be routinely manned by a skeleton workforce from 19 Jul 2021.  The SDBC Admin Email (admin@somersetdbs.co.uk) will be monitored continuously and all emails actioned ASAP.  During office hours please continue to call: 01278 789906. The Boards will continue to deliver their responsibilities, whilst ensuring the safety of our Officers and operating under remote ‘Home-Working’ conditions, with as little disruption as possible to business outputs although there may be some unavoidable delays incurred that may require a degree of patience and understanding. Where possible, it is strongly recommended that all correspondence with the Boards is via email at the above email address, not via post due to potential delays that may be incurred. In the event of an urgent issue arising, SDBC Duty Officer details can be obtained via the SDBC’s Office Telephone number of 01278 789906. If your call is regarding out-of-hours flooding please contact the Environment Agency on 03708 506 506

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