15 Dec 2018

Climate change guidance could jeopardise flood risk validity Locked

Flood Briefing: Consultancy claims the publication of 2016 climate change guidance could be resulting in the inaccurate estimation of flood risk.

15 Dec 2018

Devon flood scheme receives £3.8m boost

Flood Briefing: The extra funding has helped protect more than 400 properties in Totnes and could boost local wildlife.

15 Dec 2018

Plans for £112m Leeds flood defence scheme submitted Locked

Flood Briefing: Phase two of the scheme will include 2.4ha of wetland habitat and a range of engineered defence measures.

7 Dec 2018

EA’s 2018 flood action campaign targets young homeowners

Flood Briefing: The Environment Agency campaign seeks to prepare tenants and homeowners for varying levels of flood risk.

7 Dec 2018

Defra switches flood text alert platform Locked

Flood Briefing: Changes to Floodline platform will support a more robust and cost-effective flood alert service.

7 Dec 2018

Bury council to reveal £46m flood plans Locked

Flood Briefing: Local residents will be given the opportunity to provide feedback on a £46m flood scheme later this month.

30 Nov 2018

Construction underway for Nottingham natural flood management scheme Locked

Flood Briefing: Organisations collaborate to produce Nottinghamshire natural flood management scheme as part of national £15m programme.

30 Nov 2018

Climate projections needed for decision making and resilience

Flood Briefing: UK’s latest climate change projections (UKCP18) should be used to guide decision making and boost resilience, government says.

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30 Nov 2018

EA launches flood risk permitting consultation Locked

Flood Briefing: Flood risk permitting consultation gathers feedback on proposed additional rules.

30 Nov 2018

Fish relocated ahead of Birmingham flood scheme

Ecology Briefing: Fish rescued as £32m flood risk scheme progresses.

29 Nov 2018

Approval for 353 homes bordering flood zone Locked

Flood Briefing: A new linear park will separate the housing from an undeveloped area designated as containing flood zones 2 and 3.

23 Nov 2018

Environment Agency appoints JBA to Property Flood Resilience Framework

Flood Briefing: Flood specialist appointed to c£4m lot on £20 Environment Agency framework.

22 Nov 2018

AI flood predictor launched Locked

Flood Briefing: One Concern says its flood modelling technology predicts flooding at a “hyper-local level” and predicts the outcome of different mitigation measures.

22 Nov 2018

SuDS to become mandatory for Welsh developments Locked

Brownfield Briefing: Sustainable drainage systems must be incorporated into new property developments following the introduction of Government regulations.

15 Nov 2018

Smart canal could regenerate North Glasgow land Locked

Flood Briefing: The £17m scheme will use sensors and other technology to mitigate flood risk.

15 Nov 2018

50,000t of shingle to protect Kent beaches Locked

Flood Briefing: Approximately 1,200 truckloads of shingle will be used to increase flood protection in Kent.

15 Nov 2018

Natural flood management project to enhance Suffolk reserve

Flood Briefing: A natural flood management scheme underway off the Suffolk coast will help protect the avocet, a wader species listed on the Amber List of UK birds of conservation concern.

15 Nov 2018

£16m Teesside flood scheme delivers 48ha of new habitats

Ecology Briefing: Habitat created as part of a £16m flood scheme aims to protect a range of bird and seal species in north east England.

9 Nov 2018

Howard Boyd stresses the threat of dry weather Locked

Flood Briefing: Dry weather is providing a real environmental threat, according to Emma Howard Boyd, chair of the Environment Agency, speaking at the Bloomberg Sustainable Business Summit in London this week.

8 Nov 2018

Cheltenham flood scheme completed Locked

Flood Briefing: The £2.78m scheme will protect 500 residents’ properties from flooding, claims Gloucestershire County Council.

8 Nov 2018

National Trust bends beck to reduce flood risk Locked

Ecology Briefing: Ullswater scheme to reduce flood risk will see meander added to local beck.

1 Nov 2018

Repairs imminent for Fairbourne sea defence works

Flood Briefing: Approximately 18 weeks of flood defence work are set to begin in Fairbourne.

1 Nov 2018

Stormwater management must be part of planning, says Sweco Locked

Flood Briefing: The sustainable management of stormwater must be introduced early in the planning process, says the engineering consultancy.

1 Nov 2018

Galliford Try to deliver £20m Burton-on-Trent scheme

Flood Briefing: It will work in partnership with engineering firm Black & Veatch to improve flood defences in the Staffordshire area.

1 Nov 2018

Archaeological finds revealed as Worcestershire flood scheme opens Locked

Flood Briefing: Following two significant flood events in the past decade, three Worcestershire villages are now at less risk thanks to the completion of a local £4.1m flood scheme.

25 Oct 2018

£17.8m Skipton flood alleviation scheme opens Locked

Flood Briefing: Skipton flood scheme will help protect 378 homes and 165 businesses from flood risk from the Eller Beck and Waller Hill Beck.

25 Oct 2018

SuDS roll-out begins for East Anglian schools

Flood Briefing: Anglian Water looks to implement SuDS schemes for schools across East Anglia.

25 Oct 2018

Leeds Council calls for further flood protection

Flood Briefing: The Leader of the City Council has written to the Government to seek backing for phase two of its proactive flood scheme.

25 Oct 2018

£3.8m flood scheme will bring wider benefits to south Devon Locked

Flood Briefing: As Totnes flood scheme approaches completion, the Environment Agency reveals its progress to date including the wider ecological and social benefits of the scheme.

25 Oct 2018

River Wear fish pass completed

Ecology Briefing: Improvements made along the River Wear will aid fish migration and safeguard a local flood warning asset.