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  • flooding

    Consultant calls for more flood defence fundingSubscription

    News22 January, 2019

    Built environment consultant Dar Group has called for increased local decision making and more funding to tackle flooding and coastal erosion in response to the government’s latest water management strategy. 

  • Design sprint

    Water and sewerage brainstorming eventSubscription

    ICE14 January, 2019

    The ICE and drainage systems manufacturer Wavin recently held a meeting of water and sewerage companies, local authorities, designers and developers, to find new ideas for effective sustainable drainage systems (SuDS).

  • Humber

    Green light for Hull’s £42M tidal flood defence scheme Subscription

    News10 January, 2019

    The multimillion-pound Humber Hull Frontage Improvement Scheme has been given the final sign off by the government after being approved by Hull’s planning committee earlier this year.  

  • Newhaven

    Newhaven flood barrier to span rail track in UK firstSubscription

    Multimedia3 December, 2018

    The UK’s first flood barrier spanning a passenger rail track will form a key part of the £18M Newhaven flood alleviation scheme when it is completed next year.

  • Happisburgh coastal erosion

    Relocation of more communities for flood protection 'a possibility' Subscription

    News26 November, 2018

    The relocation of at risk communities may need to be considered as part of flood protection says team leader at the National Infrastructure Commission.  

  • cumbria floods

    Help communities make flood protection choices, says Environment AgencySubscription

    News23 November, 2018

    A senior Environment Agency director has said that the industry needs to make sure it is giving at risk communities the right information so they can make informed decisions about flood protection.

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    Current sustainable drainage implementation 'failing' Subscription

    News19 November, 2018

    Local government’s progress in implementing Sustainable Drainage systems has been criticised in a report highlighting “underlying failures within the current system.”  

  • London victoria station flooded

    Insight | What engineers can do as London sinksSubscription

    News29 October, 2018

    As The Clash aptly put it back in December of 1979: “London is drowning, and I live by the river”.  

  • Flooding, monmouth, uk, 1963

    Flood spending dips despite climate warnings Subscription

    News12 October, 2018

    Spending by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and the Environment Agency on flood prevention and costal erosion fell by £32M in 2016/17 according to government figures.