The Dunstan Park scheme will protect 512 houses and is being implemented north of Floral Way.
It involves constructing a basin and an embankment.
This will control the main flood routes by slowing the release of water from the basin.
There are several other flood routes to the south which still leave south east Thatcham vulnerable to flooding. The surplus excavated material from the Dunston Park scheme will be used to construct the embankments for the South East Thatcham flood scheme.
The work is going on to build the storage area for the water. This will slow the flow of water of there is heavy rainfall in the future.
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