§ Mr. Morley
The following contracts have been awarded by the Environment Agency:
Croston Flood Wall—Works started on the 5 January 2004 to improve existing flood defence walls along the River Yarrow, which protect the village of Croston: (estimated cost £680,000).
Strategic Studies and Investigations—A strategic study of flood risk management need is currently under way covering the River Douglas catchment area: (estimated cost £100,000).
In addition, EA's own maintenance works include:
Heavy Maintenance—Work is to be carried out along the north bank, upstream of Fishery Bridge at the west side of Croston village. This will safeguard the existing flood defences against erosion: (estimated cost £20,000).
Routine Maintenance—(estimated cost £75,000).