Press release

Environment Agency drop in sessions for post-flood advice

The Environment Agency is inviting people living in Keynsham, near Bristol, and Bradford-on-Avon to drop-in surgeries about flooding.

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The surgery for, Keynsham, which includes Broadmead Industrial Estate, at the Riverside Suite, Keynsham Leisure Centre, Temple Street, Keynsham, on Wednesday 23 July, between 3pm and 6.30pm. The second event will be held at Bradford on Avon Library, Bridge Street, Bradford on Avon, on Thursday 24 July, between 3.30pm and 6.30pm.

Anyone who has been affected by or has concerns about the recent floods is welcome to attend and share their experiences with Environment Agency officers and advisors from partner organisations.

The sessions allow residents to discuss the recent floods, recovery, dredging and future flood resilience.

Sam Dawe for the Environment Agency said:

These surgeries are an opportunity for residents to share their concerns and discuss flooding issues that affect their communities with us and local partner organisations. If you have been affected by or have concerns about the recent flooding, please come along to our community drop in session to get information, advice and share your story.

Residents attending these sessions will be invited to complete a short online survey that can be found through the following link

http://feedback1.environmentagency.uk.com/s3/Feedback-survey

The survey is confidential and will help the Agency make sure these drop-in events are as useful as possible.

People unable to attend the surgeries can contact the Environment Agency’s Wessex Flood Resilience team for the latest advice by email at floodwessex@environment-agency.gov.uk or by phone on 01278 484891.

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Published 17 July 2014