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Leigh Expansion and Hildenborough embankment scheme - Consultation on an amendment to the River Medway (Flood Relief) Act 1976

05/12/2019 - Leigh Expansion and Hildenborough embankment scheme - Consultation on an amendment to the River Medway (Flood Relief) Act 1976

RESOLVED –

 

  1. That the content of the report be supported;

 

  1. That the proposed amendments to the River Medway (Flood Relief Act) 1976 set out by the Environment Agency in section 2 of the report be supported, and;

 

  1. That a letter be sent to DEFRA providing support of the Borough Council for the expansion of the Leigh Flood Storage Area.

 

REASON FOR DECISION:

To increase storage of flood water that would reduce the risk to homes and businesses in Tonbridge and Hildenborough.