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.

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

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.

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.

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

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

LEP helps back £2.6m natural flood management project Locked

Ecology Briefing: LEP reveals backing for flood management project three years on from the devastating 2015 Boxing Day floods.

13 Jan 2019

Yorkshire Water partnership will plant one million trees

Ecology Briefing: The collaborative project will help contribute to creating the Northern Forest while improving biodiversity and reducing 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.

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

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.

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

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.