Tag : The Environment Agency
Construction starts on £45M York flood scheme Subscription
Contractors have begun the process of raising and improving flood defences in York as part of a £45M project to bolster the city’s flood resilience.
Environment Agency chair Emma Howard Boyd has called for £1bn per year to combat the “war against water”.
The Environment Agency has named the winning contractors and consultants on its new collaborative delivery framework to deliver its £2.6bn capital investment programme.
Final designs for Thames flood channel completeSubscription
The final outline design for the Environment Agency’s plan to build a new flood channel alongside the River Thames has been completed.
£46bn needed for future flood protection in UKSubscription
A £1bn annual investment in flood protection in the UK will be needed up until 2065, an economic assessment by the Environment Agency (EA) has found.
The Environment Agency has rebuffed alternative plans for an underground flood alleviation scheme in Oxford which is claimed to be a third cheaper than the Agency’s current proposal.
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.
Thames Water has been handed a £2M fine by the Environment Agency after allowing raw sewage to flow into a river in 2015.
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.
A £16M scheme to protect homes and businesses in Teesside, as well set aside important wildlife habitats, has been completed.