History – the WMA

 

KING’S LYNN CONSORTIUM OF INTERNAL DRAINAGE BOARDS

Formed in 1967 by …

EASTERN SEA FISHERIES JOINT COMMITTEE

WEST OF OUSE INTERNAL DRAINAGE BOARD

SNETTISHAM INTERNAL DRAINAGE BOARD

GAYWOOD INTERNAL DRAINAGE BOARD

MAGDALEN INTERNAL DRAINAGE BOARD

WINGLAND INTERNAL DRAINAGE BOARD

RIVER BURN INTERNAL DRAINAGE BOARD

STIFFKEY RIVER INTERNAL DRAINAGE BOARD

HOLME COMMON INTERNAL DRAINAGE BOARD

UPPER NAR INTERNAL DRAINAGE BOARD

… left in 1972

EASTERN SEA FISHERIES JOINT COMMITTEE

… joined in 1977 by …

MARSHLAND SMEETH AND FEN INTERNAL DRAINAGE BOARD

In 1985

GAYWOOD INTERNAL DRAINAGE BOARD

SNETTISHAM INTERNAL DRAINAGE BOARD

…became …

GAYWOOD INTERNAL DRAINAGE BOARD

 … joined in 1988 by …

 RIVER WENSUM INTERNAL DRAINAGE BOARD

 … joined in 1991 by …

 SMALLBURGH INTERNAL DRAINAGE BOARD

MIDDLE BURE INTERNAL DRAINAGE BOARD

REPPS, MARTHAM AND THURNE INTERNAL DRAINAGE BOARD

HAPPISBURGH TO WINTERTON INTERNAL DRAINAGE BOARD

 … and in 1995 by …

 LOWER BURE, HALVERGATE FLEET AND ACLE MARSHES

INTERNAL DRAINAGE BOARD

MUCKFLEET AND SOUTH FLEGG INTERNAL DRAINAGE BOARD

UPPER BURE INTERNAL DRAINAGE BOARD

UPPER YARE AND TAS INTERNAL DRAINAGE BOARD

 In 1995

RIVER BURN INTERNAL DRAINAGE BOARD

STIFFKEY RIVER INTERNAL DRAINAGE BOARD

HOLME COMMON INTERNAL DRAINAGE BOARD

became …

NORTH NORFOLK INTERNAL DRAINAGE BOARD

 In 2004

 WEST OF OUSE INTERNAL DRAINAGE BOARD

GAYWOOD INTERNAL DRAINAGE BOARD

MAGDALEN INTERNAL DRAINAGE BOARD

WINGLAND INTERNAL DRAINAGE BOARD

MARSHLAND SMEETH AND FEN INTERNAL DRAINAGE BOARD

 became …..

 KING’S LYNN INTERNAL DRAINAGE BOARD

In 2005

NORTH NORFOLK INTERNAL DRAINAGE BOARD

UPPER NAR INTERNAL DRAINAGE BOARD

RIVER WENSUM INTERNAL DRAINAGE BOARD

UPPER BURE INTERNAL DRAINAGE BOARD

UPPER YARE AND TAS INTERNAL DRAINAGE BOARD

SMALLBURGH INTERNAL DRAINAGE BOARD (Gravity Catchments)

MIDDLE BURE INTERNAL DRAINAGE BOARD (Gravity Catchments)

 … became …

 NORFOLK RIVERS INTERNAL DRAINAGE BOARD

 … and …

 REPPS, MARTHAM AND THURNE INTERNAL DRAINAGE BOARD

HAPPISBURGH TO WINTERTON INTERNAL DRAINAGE BOARD

LOWER BURE, HALVERGATE FLEET AND ACLE MARSHES

INTERNAL DRAINAGE BOARD

MUCKFLEET AND SOUTH FLEGG INTERNAL DRAINAGE BOARD

SMALLBURGH INTERNAL DRAINAGE BOARD (Pumped Catchments)

MIDDLE BURE INTERNAL DRAINAGE BOARD (Pumped Catchments)

 … became …

 BROADS INTERNAL DRAINAGE BOARD

 In 2006 Broads Internal Drainage Board were joined by …

 LOWER YARE FIRST AND FOURTH INTERNAL DRAINAGE BOARDS

 … to become …

 BROADS (2006) INTERNAL DRAINAGE BOARD

 In 2007

 KING’S LYNN, BROADS (2006) AND NORFOLK RIVERS

INTERNAL DRAINAGE BOARDS

 … were joined by …

 SOUTH HOLLAND INTERNAL DRAINAGE BOARD

 … to form the…

WATER MANAGEMENT ALLIANCE

 … and were joined in 2008 by …

 EAST SUFFOLK INTERNAL DRAINAGE BOARD

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Email: info@wlma.org.uk

Central Office: Kettlewell House, Austin Fields
Industrial Estate, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 1PH

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