22 Feb 2019

Northumberland housing project delayed as flood issues investigated

Flood Briefing: A residential development in Northumberland has been delayed for six-weeks as the council explores flood impacts.

22 Feb 2019

£80m Dawlish sea wall announced Locked

Flood Briefing: The project hopes to protect the town and its railway line, previously devastated in the coastal floods of February 2014.

22 Feb 2019

AI flood technology wins Government funding Locked

Flood Briefing: The analysis tool for flood prone areas is among 40 artificial intelligence projects to receive investment.

22 Feb 2019

Calderdale flood scheme conserves historic environment

Flood Briefing: Local heritage and aesthetics impacts material selection for Calderdale flood scheme.

21 Feb 2019

Urgent measures needed as homes fail climate challenge Locked

Flood Briefing: Key sustainability and energy efficiency targets are set to be missed in both existing and new build homes unless policy ambition, quality control and enforcement are increased.

15 Feb 2019

Scottish Government adds £700,000 as flood risk rises Locked

Flood Briefing: Further funding for flood protection has been earmarked in Scotland following findings that flood vulnerability is higher than previously estimated.

14 Feb 2019

Ipswich flood scheme creates development opportunities Locked

Flood Briefing: The scheme seeks to protect the town from tidal flood risk and the impacts of climate change over the course of the next century.

14 Feb 2019

£1m Lancashire flood scheme to resume

Flood Briefing: The culvert repair scheme in Earby could protect 91 homes and 17 businesses from flooding.

14 Feb 2019

Timed tree felling for flood protection Locked

Flood Briefing: The Scottish Borders Council has delayed the removal of trees as part of the scheme's development.

14 Feb 2019

Woodland scheme aims to reduce flood risk

Flood Briefing: The Woodlands for Water project should help mitigate the effects of flooding in the North East and Yorkshire.

8 Feb 2019

Government backs extreme weather research in Asia

Flood Briefing: Over £1m to be spent on three projects investigating extreme weather impacts in Southeast Asia.

7 Feb 2019

Two-step plan for £112m Leeds flood scheme revealed Locked

Flood Briefing: Two-part plan will see a combination of green and grey infrastructure used to deliver protection for the Kirkstall corridor.

6 Feb 2019

Urban disaster risk hub seeks to safeguard cities Locked

Flood Briefing: The £20m international project aims to strengthen multi-hazard risk assessment globally including flooding.

1 Feb 2019

CIRIA hunts for research team to develop NFM guidance

Flood Briefing: CIRIA is proposing to develop a guide to provide a formal design framework for natural flood management schemes.

1 Feb 2019

EA to invest £200m in flood asset maintenance

Flood Briefing: It includes the Branston Island flood reservoir which has undergone £300,000 worth of refurbishment.

1 Feb 2019

£2.6m NFM works could influence future projects Locked

Flood Briefing: The project will see the National Trust and Yorkshire Water collaborate to reduce flood risk through the use of multiple NFM techniques.

31 Jan 2019

Susdrain promotes SuDS benefits Locked

Flood Briefing: Reduced capital costs and faster planning approval are among the benefits showcased in its infographic.

31 Jan 2019

Flood uncertainty research seeks to improve warning systems Locked

Flood Briefing: HR Wallingford’s research aims to manage the uncertainty in flood forecasting by helping practitioners identify the most important uncertainty methods.

27 Jan 2019

Localised flood management backed by Dar Locked

Flood Briefing: International consultancy Dar Group has come out in support of Defra’s proposals to localise flood management.

27 Jan 2019

EA unveils phase two of Burton flood works

Flood Briefing: Plans to protect the town build on previous works undertaken over a decade ago.

21 Jan 2019

Northern Ireland flood risk management plan, consultation launches

Flood Briefing: Flood Risk Management Plan seeks to review significant flood risk areas in Northern Ireland by the end of 2019.

21 Jan 2019

Government consults on water regulations, licensing and funding Locked

Flood Briefing: It will begin discussions on raising funding for flooding and coastal erosion and adjusting water regulations.

21 Jan 2019

SuDS lacking national-level standards, finds report Locked

Flood Briefing: Report reveals no formal SuDS policies in place and national level guidance is inhibiting success of SuDS.

21 Jan 2019

Consultation launches for Ponteland flood scheme

Flood Briefing: EA consults on a range of flood defence options to help protect against flooding from the River Pont.

14 Jan 2019

EA annual flood spend falls £40m Locked

Flood Briefing: The figures for England show a fall from £1,296m to £1,256m.

13 Jan 2019

EA uses Christmas trees to manage water flow Locked

Flood Briefing: The Environment Agency has used discarded Christmas trees to reduce flooding and erosion in Cumbria.

Europe, UK
13 Jan 2019

£1.6m flood project begins in Beaumaris

Flood Briefing: Construction on the scheme is set to run until June and will protect properties previously devastated in the town.

Europe, UK
13 Jan 2019

Green light for £42m Hull flood scheme Locked

Flood Briefing: The scheme aims to protect properties across Hull and forms part of a wider programme of flood defence works in the area.

13 Jan 2019

Unanimous approval for £12m Exmouth flood project

Flood Briefing: Environment Agency’s flood protection scheme will protect Exmouth community for decades.

Europe, UK
13 Jan 2019

Welsh SuDS regulations introduced Locked

Flood Briefing: The Regulations for Sustainable Drainage Systems for new property developments came into force on 7 January.

Europe, UK