To provide water level management and flood protection for the benefit of the district.
The District Boundary encloses approximately 1,975 ha. of mainly agricultural land with a low concentration of private dwellings, agricultural properties / buildings and associated infrastructure. Approximately 260 ha. of “highland water” from outside the District drains to the Board’s system.
The Little Ouse River forms part of the northern boundary and the cut-off channel intersects the District running north to south. The Ely to Norwich railway line intersects the District running east to west.