With less than three weeks to COP26, Environment Agency warns that adaptation – becoming resilient to the effects of climate change – is just as vital as mitigation
Residents and businesses in Kendal are being given the opportunity to share their thoughts and give feedback ahead of a new planning application being submitted following proposed design improvements along Aynam Road and Waterside.
A £12.1m fund towards the regeneration of the St Annes sea wall has been approved by the Environment Agency.
From 11th – 17th October we are hosting a Flood Aware? Plan & Prepare campaign looking at the importance of being aware of your flood risk and sharing advice on ways to plan, prepare & become more resilient to flooding!
Residents are being invited to see the latest developments on the Padiham Flood Risk Management Scheme at an upcoming community drop-in session.
Thousands of tons worth of gravel is being removed from the River Greta at Keswick as part of efforts to reduce the risk of flooding during the colder winter months.
Information on a free CIWEM training course
Over £16 million to be awarded through the first round of Natural England’s Peat Restoration Grants.
On 18 August 2021 three new flood warning services were launched in Brampton, Warwick Bridge and Grasmere (Cumbria), and Clubmoor (Merseyside).
A pioneering new fund to drive private investment in nature and tackle climate change has been awarded to 27 projects.
United Utilities and The Rivers Trust announce North West partnership.
Over £860m to be invested in flood alleviation schemes this year with further action including improvements to flood insurance.
Farmers and landowners setting up temporary campsites for the summer holidays are being urged to have a flood plan in place to keep campers safe.
This report looks at the state of the urban environment in England. It outlines some of the challenges created by urban areas for managing natural resources and waste, and the links between urban environments and wider environmental issues.
Following feedback from our survey last year, we have updated content on the website, as well as adding brand new content and pages, in order to make information more easily accessible.
From 19th – 25th May we are hosting a Natural Flood Management (NFM) Focus Week, looking at what NFM is......... We have lots of brand new case studies on our website highlighting amazing projects across the North West.
A project designed to slow the flow of flood water by using natural techniques has been completed upstream of Rochdale. The ambitious scheme saw organisations work with landowners in the upper River Roch catchment to deliver innovative solutions to reduce the risk of flooding for homes and businesses in the Roch Valley.
From 14th – 18th May we are hosting a Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) Focus Week, looking at what SuDS are, how they reduce flood risk, and the many benefits they provide. There will be examples of the types of SuDS you can install in your home and garden, and case studies of larger SuDS projects across the North West.
On 19 May 2021 four new flood warning services were launched in Coniston (Cumbria) Caton (Lancashire), and Worthington and Atherton (Greater Manchester).
Help Cumbria Wildlife Trust continue to restore peat bogs near the popular beauty spot of Bleaberry Fell by translocating peat-forming mosses and cotton grasses.
Join West Cumbria Rivers Trust at Corney for leaky dam building, tree-planting and tree maintenance in an old woodland.