21 Aug 2018

South Tyneside flood scheme begins Locked

Flood Briefing: Construction is underway on the £2.5m Monkton Flood Alleviation Scheme.

21 Aug 2018

Real-time flood forecasting tool launched Locked

Flood Briefing: Real-time flood forecasting tool has been launched in the City of Parramatta, Australia.

21 Aug 2018

West Sussex tidal wall scheme nears completion Locked

Flood Briefing: The EA project involves installing 7.2km of defences to protect more than 2,500 properties, in Shoreham-by-Sea.

21 Aug 2018

Adler and Allan launches flood mapping technology Locked

Flood Briefing: Environmental services firm Adler & Allan launches new flood mapping technology.

21 Aug 2018

Ramboll teams up with US groundwater researchers Locked

Brownfield Briefing: The consultancy has signed an agreement with Stanford University to develop technology solutions and apply them to California’s groundwater programme. 

10 Aug 2018

Drought and flood events will cost the water industry (and the taxpayer) Locked

Flood Briefing: The Institution of Mechanical Engineers makes recommendations for improving resilience of the UK to drought and flood events.

Europe, United Kingdom
9 Aug 2018

EA seeks collaborative flooding approach Locked

Flood Briefing: The Environment Agency is collaborating with more than 150 people from 90 organisations to improve UK flood prevention.   

9 Aug 2018

Inverness flood scheme enters final phase

Flood Briefing: Final phase of flood risk reduction scheme begins in Inverness.

9 Aug 2018

EA commits to £9m floodplain restoration

Ecology Briefing: EA commits to Lower Otter restoration project enabling initial works to commence.

9 Aug 2018

EA outlines plans for £32m Perry Barr and Witton project

Flood Briefing: The scheme, which is entering its second phase, could reduce flood risk at 1,400 properties in the north Birmingham area.

9 Aug 2018

United Utilities hosepipe ban waived following drought applications Locked

Flood Briefing: Water utility applies for drought permits weeks before calling off a proposed hosepipe ban.

3 Aug 2018

Conwy flood works begin

Flood Briefing: National Resources Wales is seeking to reduce flood risk at 33 properties using a range of measures.

2 Aug 2018

Models could underestimate flash flood risk, says Ambiental Locked

Flood Briefing: Some flood maps may not pick up on the fact that the recent dry conditions have turned permeable surfaces into impermeable surfaces.

2 Aug 2018

Beavers released in the Forest of Dean Locked

Ecology Briefing: Expectation that the beavers will improve biodiversity and reduce flood risk.

27 Jul 2018

EA annual report: positive progress amidst illegal waste warnings Locked

Brownfield Briefing: The Environment Agency claims significant progress has been made in achieving the goals set out in its 2020 Action Plan.

Europe, United Kingdom
26 Jul 2018

Infrastructure resilence high in national adaptation programme Locked

Flood Briefing: Flooding and habitat restoration are also prioritised in second national adaptation programme.

Europe, United Kingdom
26 Jul 2018

Government's Surface Water Action Plan stresses resilience Locked

Flood Briefing: The plan also aims to clarify surface water risks and responsibilities and improve risk management.

26 Jul 2018

Government's £40m flood funding also aims to boost regeneration

Flood Briefing: Defra says the funds will be used to protect 7,000 properties and boost regeneration.

26 Jul 2018

Progress made on Newport flood scheme

Flood Briefing: Phase one works for flood defence scheme in South Wales reach completion.

26 Jul 2018

Sheffield scheme wins at SuDS awards

Brownfield Briefing: Sheffield City Council’s Grey to Green Phase 1 has won the big prize at the inaugural susdrain SuDS Awards.

20 Jul 2018

Scorched ground could increase flood risk, says Landmark Locked

Flood Briefing: Despite the lack of rainfall since May, thunderstorms could bring with them an increased flood risk, according to Landmark Information Group. 

20 Jul 2018

South England marine plan adopted

Flood Briefing: MMO marine plan will set the agenda for development and environmental protection between Kent and Devon.

Europe, United Kingdom
20 Jul 2018

United Utilities imposes hosepipe ban Locked

Flood Briefing: Water shortages across the north west force United Utilities into a hosepipe ban.

Europe, United Kingdom
20 Jul 2018

Southern Water trails StormHarvester system Locked

Flood Briefing: Water utility trials artificial intelligence system to help reduce wastewater system overflows.

20 Jul 2018

Flood wardens needed in Northumberland

Flood Briefing: EA recruiting voluntary flood wardens for locations in Northumberland.

20 Jul 2018

Yorkshire Dales to get Natural Flood Management scheme Locked

Flood Briefing: Scheme looks to NFM techniques to reduce flood events and improve the environment.

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20 Jul 2018

Ure river and floodplain restoration investigated Locked

Ecology Briefing: Techniques for tackling the restoration of the river Ure and its floodplain in Yorkshire have been investigated by consultancy JBA.

20 Jul 2018

Defra expenditure holds firm as consultancy spend jumps Locked

Ecology Briefing: Defra net expenditure dips 3% as its annual consultancy spend rises 64%.

18 Jul 2018

Early flood warning system set up for York

Flood Briefing: A channel with an ultrasonic sensor for flow readings is being built under the A59 between York and Harrogate.

18 Jul 2018

Flood hit community secures radio system

Flood Briefing: Reslience group set up after the floods sets up five mile radius warning system.