APRIL 2017 NEWS     2017 STRUCTURE GLOSSARY

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We are setting up a Twitter account and I urge you to follow us now so that when the first tweet is made (very shortly) others will be encouraged to follow. A film called Save Our Suffolk Estuary has been made – hence our handle @SOSestuary. We will also use the hashtags #myestuary, #stopthebreach, #savethewall

The Alde and Ore Estuary Partnership (AOEP) was formed in 2012 and took on local responsibility for upgrading and maintaining the flood defences in the Alde and Ore Estuary. To date the Partnership has assessed the sustainability of the current defences and designed the upgrades which will be required to give a 1:200 standard in 2050. This means that, although the defences may be overtopped during a surge tide, they should not breach. The Estuary Plan, now endorsed by all the statutory authorities, detailing the proposed management of the defences, can be found under The Estuary Plan.

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