Five years on from Storms Desmond and Eva, we are hosting a Community Flood Focus Week campaign to highlight the great progress that North West communities have made to become more resilient to flooding.
This year, Flood Re processed more claims and paid out more than in the first three years of operation combined.
Detailed plans for the new flood wall to be built along the length of West Kirby promenade were officially lodged on Tuesday 3rd November 2020.
United Utilities have announced its plans for improving the North West’s watercourses through partnership working and holistic thinking.
Construction of sample flood wall panels in Kendal, a requirement of the planning conditions for the flood scheme, is now complete.
Flood and Coastal Resilience Innovation Programme will help communities improve resilience to flooding and coastal change .
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The Environment Agency's #FloodActionWeek runs from 9-15 November to encourage more people to prepare, act and survive during flooding.
Defra is exploring whether updating the English Non-statutory technical standards for SuDS could help deliver SuDS that provide multiple benefits.
The Environment Agency will be undertaking some ground investigation work at St Georges Walk in Kendal for a 4-week period.
Innovative flood risk management techniques have taken another step forward on Crompton Moor in Oldham with the installation of five “leaky dams”.
DEFRA have today launched a consultation on how the funding process for Natural Flood Management could be made easier.
The Environment Agency and contractors, VBA have begun installing sample flood panels in Kendal as part of the £76m flood scheme.
This brand new flood digital engagement tool tells the story of Callum's flooding experience and asks - how would you 'help Callum'?
Flash flooding affects communities across the UK and a new study by the University of Plymouth has shown that planting woodland in upland areas could play a significant role in preventing it.
This month-long campaign aims to improve the health of our drains, sewers, watercourses and seas!
The Environment Agency have launched a public engagement platform for the Preston and South Ribble flood scheme.
The government extension will allow households and businesses to apply for funding from eligible councils after coronavirus delays.
Lancaster City Council have announced an important update for residents in the Hala area of Lancaster about the proposed removal/replacement of the pedestrian footbridge on the path between Gressingham Drive and Lentwroth Drive.
The Investment Readiness Fund will support the development of natural environment projects to generate revenue from ecosystem services and attract repayable investment.
Flood & Coast is a unique three-day event bringing together a diverse range of people to advance the global debate about flood and coastal erosion risk management (FCERM) in a changing climate.