• This year will see Elections for Axe Brue IDB, Westhay to Glastonbury Electoral District and North Somerset Levels IDB full Board.  All ratepayers in relevant districts will be notified in due course and Nomination Forms will be made available at the appropriate time.  Board Elections follow a prescribed format, as detailed in the  Land Drainage (Election Of Drainage Boards) Regulations 1977 and as amended in consequence of The Land Drainage Act 1991. The first stage of the prescribed process is to confirm the Axe Brue IDB Register of Electors Westhay to Glastonbury Electoral District 2021 and North Somerset Levels IDB Register of Electors 2021.  Please see Notices published on the Noticeboard and Membership & Elections pages.
  • 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 be working remotely until further notice.  We are continuously evaluating the developing situation and following Governmental guidelines. As such, the Offices will not be routinely manned.  The SDBC Admin Email (admin@somersetdbs.co.uk) will be monitored continuously throughout the forthcoming period and all emails actioned ASAP.  During office hours please 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 are done via email through the above email address and 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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