News & Updates

Tidal Surge

Posted on Thursday, December 19, 2013

After the tidal surge of 5th December 2013 South Holderness Internal Drainage Board are assisting the Environment Agency together with local contractors in reinstating the river bank at Welwick prior to the next high tides forecast for 1st January 2014.  Also we were called out to the sea bank at Sand-le-Mere because of concerns about the protection there.  After consulting with the ERYC we put a machine in last week to repair the bank.

Pilot Scheme

Posted on Thursday, December 19, 2013

Work has commenced on the river maintenance Pilot Scheme at Winestead Drain.  Weeding has taken place on part of the drain, and de-silting is to commence in the new year.  Work has commenced with Contractors on stabilising the river banks adjacent to the main pumping station where tidal inundation has caused slippages.

Keyingham Drain

Posted on Thursday, December 19, 2013

On the Keyingham Main Drain work is continuing.  Contractors have carried out weeding operations and de-silting operations.

Annual Maintenance

Posted on Thursday, December 19, 2013

Annual Maintenance has been carried out by our main contractor on Keyingham, Preston, Skeffling and Ottringham.

Rationalising the boards Area

Posted on Tuesday, November 12, 2013

The Board are in discussions with partners including Environment Agency, East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Crown Estates, Associated British Ports and local land owners in rationalising the boards Area.

Annual maintenance works

Posted on Tuesday, November 12, 2013

We are currently carrying out our annual maintenance works.  Work has commenced on The Keyingham Drainage System and Ottringham Drain.  Work will commence shortly on Thorngumbald, Preston, Skeffling and Winestead Drains.

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