Jedburgh residents

Jedburgh High street in flood earlier this year Credit: ITV Border viewer picture

Residents in Jedburgh have come together to discuss how best to deal with potential flooding problems in the future. A report by engineers was shown at the meeting and there are a number of suggestions on how to deal with the potential of flooding in the town.

Mitigation measures being suggested include new arrangements for reducing a build-up of debris as well as alterations to kerbs and other street features to make flood water flow away from properties.

It follows news that the town will receive nearly half a million pounds to help prevent flooding after another report found the town was likely to flood every nine years.


Jedburgh flooding meeting

The community of Jedburgh in the Scottish Borders has met to discuss what can be done to prevent flooding in the future.