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.

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.

25 Oct 2018

Northumbrian Water stresses importance of bats in ecosystem Locked

Ecology Briefing: Water utility incorporates bat protection measures into wider flood reduction project.

19 Oct 2018

NRW begins clean-up following storm Callum

Flood Briefing: NRW reveals the extent of the damage caused by storm Callum as it cleans up its impacts.

19 Oct 2018

£935k Lisburn flood scheme commences

Flood Briefing: Northern Ireland’s Department for Infrastructure reveals that construction of a £935k flood scheme has begun.

12 Oct 2018

Cardiff parks flood scheme completed

Flood Briefing: Parks reopen after completion of part of a flood protection scheme designed to protect over 400 properties.

11 Oct 2018

£18m Rhyl flood defence plans revealed

Flood Briefing: Planned coastal erosion defences seek to build on existing measure to protect Rhyl from wave overtopping.

11 Oct 2018

Leeds Council highlights importance of river stewardship Locked

Ecology Briefing: Leeds City Council works to maintain river channels in a bid to reduce flood risk and control the spread of invasive species.

5 Oct 2018

Nature-based solutions deployed in Norfolk Locked

Flood Briefing: Five flood management schemes have been planned along five rivers to protect properties and boost biodiversity.

4 Oct 2018

Beavers used to trial natural flood management technique Locked

Flood Briefing: Forestry Commission project will see the release of up to eight beavers in Cropton Forest as part of a natural flood management trial.

4 Oct 2018

Glazert river restoration seeks to reduce flood risk

Ecology Briefing: Improvements to Glazert Water seek to reduce flood risk and boost biodiversity.

20 Sep 2018

Earby flood alleviation scheme delayed

Flood Briefing: Lancashire flood scheme suffers a setback with obstruction delaying progress.