Funding issues to decide future of flood risk in Southampton

SOUTHAMPTON City Council is consulting the public on a new flood alleviation scheme. The aim of the project is to prevent future flooding to residents and businesses on the west bank of the River Itchen. Bernadine Maguire, Flood Management Officer at Southampton City Council, explains how the £23 million funding gap will decide which flood scheme option goes ahead.

Nicki Woodcock finds out more.