The Environment Agency is working with Calderdale Council to design and build a Flood Alleviation Scheme for Hebden Bridge. Hebden Bridge is at risk from flooding from rivers, the Rochdale Canal and surface water. It is located in a steep sided valley where three rivers meet – River Calder, Hebden Water and Colden Clough. The Hebden Bridge Flood Alleviation Scheme (FAS) is currently being developed, led by the Environment Agency, to improve protection for 544 properties.
The scheme will consist of:-
For further information from the Environment Agency and to read their latest bulletin please visit the Eye on Calderdale website
Added: Tuesday, 8 September 2020