THATCHAM FLOOD DEFENCES ARE WELL UNDER WAY

WORK on flood prevention measures to protect more than 100 Thatcham homes are well under way.

Work on the attenuation pond at St Gabriel’s Farm, between Cold Ash Hill and Little Copse, north of Southend, is expected to be complete next month.

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Flooding Guidance and Advice

Follow the link for Flooding Guidance and Advice from West Berkshire Council …

http://info.westberks.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=30451

Key Contacts and Information Sources

To report groundwater property flooding and flooding from the highways or problems with highway gullies or ditches contact West Berkshire Council on 01635 42400 or report online at www.westberks.gov.uk

To report a problem with surcharging of sewage, clean up from sewage etc contact Thames Water on 0845 9200 800 or www.thameswater.co.uk

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Action Plan 2013 – 2018

Thatcham Flood Forum has adopted an Action Plan that sets out the Forum’s priorities over the next 5 years.

The Action Plan can be viewed at Adopted Thatcham Flood Forum Action Plan 2013-2018

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Planning Application submitted for first of seven proposed attenuation ponds

PLANNING APPLICATION 13/02400/COMIND (relating to flood protection measures)

An application for planning permission for construction of an ATTENUATION POND to the east of Cold Ash Hill (phase 1), near Little Copse, has been published by West Berkshire Council.

This is the first of 7 such ponds, which are proposed in the Surface Water Management Plan for Thatcham.  Designed to reduce the risk of flooding in the Town.

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