The 12 CRG members come from across the Somerset Region and represent both community and business interests. It includes tourism operators, members of the Rural Fire Service, residents living near the dam site, local businesses and Somerset Regional Council. They will work together over the coming months to come up with a plan to manage impacts and maximise community benefits.
Community Reference Group tackling social impacts
The Community Reference Group (CRG) for the Somerset Dam Upgrade got together for their first meeting on Saturday 8 February. The first meeting focussed on understanding the project and the role of the CRG in designing a Social Impact Management Plan for the project.