Issue details

Operation Watershed Active Communities Fund Applications HI20 (19/20)

The purpose of Operation Watershed is to support people in their local communities who want to work with the County Council to become more prepared for, or to reduce the risk of, flooding. Local groups are encouraged to apply for funding to finance schemes and projects of all sizes as a way of achieving this.


£1.500m is allocated for Operation Watershed in the Capital Programme agreed by Full Council in December 2017.  The allocation for 2019/20 is £0.300m.  In this period five full applications have been received and evaluated totalling£52,431.16 and are set out in Appendix A of the report.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Divisions affected: Bramber Castle; St Leonard's Forest; The Witterings;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 11/02/2020

Decision due: 11 February 2020 by Cabinet Member for Highways and Infrastructure

Lead member: Councillor Roger Elkins

Contact: Gary Rustell Email: Tel: 033 022 26397.

Democratic Services Contact: Judith Shore 033 022 26052

West Sussex Plan Priority: A Prosperous Place