Funds agreed for water gauge to safeguard flood-prone Tipton St John Primary School

Community clean-up operation after a flood at Tipton Primary School. Picture: submitted

Community clean-up operation after a flood at Tipton Primary School. Picture: submitted - Credit: Archant

Town councillors unanimously voted to support measure

Civic leaders have agreed to stump up funds for a water gauge to help safeguard Tipton St John’s flood-prone primary school.

Speaking at an Ottery Town Council meeting on Monday, Mayor Glyn Dobson explained Devon County Council would initially pay for the mechanism. He said: “My own feeling is, considering all the flood risk there, we should support this.” Members unanimously agreed.


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