The Ribble Rivers Trust and Wild Haweswater (a partnership between RSPB and United Utilities) won the awards at the 2022 UK River Prize awards ceremony.
The brand-new flood defence scheme for West Kirby, will involve the construction of a 1.1km long curved wall along South Parade, between the junctions with Sandy Lane and Riversdale Road.
From Monday 13th - Sunday 19th May, The Flood Hub is running a Natural Flood Management (NFM) Focus Week on our social media channels. Follow our campaign to find out what NFM is, how it works and the benefits it can have.
Projects include rewetting lowland peat to grow plant fibre material to use as padding for clothes.
On 25 May 2022 six new flood warning services were launched in Chorley, Bolton-by-Bowland, Poulton-le-Fylde, Ribchester and Chatburn (Lancashire); and Cartmel and Cark (Cumbria).
Environment Agency Community flood scheme information hub opens on Little Aynam in Kendal, which will be open every Tuesday and Thursday welcoming the local community and visitors to view scheme information and speak with Environment Agency project team members about the multi-million flood project.
From 16th – 22nd May we are hosting a Business Flood Resilience Focus Week looking at how you can increase your business’ resilience to flooding and other emergencies.
A £2.6 billion, six-year programme of work dedicated to improving flood and coastal defences has exceeded its original targets by 14,000 homes.
It's not just the three Ps that manage to make it round the U-bend
The in-game Preston world is the first activity of its kind that uses Artificial Intelligence to map a region and convert it into an interactive Minecraft map.
From Monday 4th – Sunday 10th April, The Flood Hub are hosting A Changing Coastline Focus Week campaign looking at the factors that shape the coastline, including climate change, the management policies involved and how communities will need to adapt.
Today, the North West Regional Flood and Coastal Committee (RFCC) formally launches its new Business Plan for 2022 to 2025.
Lancaster experts have contributed to a flood hydrology roadmap that sets out a vision to help scientists and practitioners better predict future flood events and improve flood resilience across the UK.
Five areas of Kendal are better protected from flooding as Environment Agency marks first anniversary of construction starting in the town.
Following the recent training for community groups and partners on the Check for Flooding Service, the video can now be viewed here.
On 2 March 2022 five new flood warning services were launched in Carlisle (Cumbria); and Darwen, Eccleston, Sabden and Brierfield (Lancashire).
Flood alleviation works valued at £75,000 in Thurstonfield, near Carlisle have been completed by Cumbria County Council.
Flood alleviation works valued at £65,000 in Grange over Sands have been completed by Cumbria County Council.
The Environment Agency, Rossendale Borough Council and partners continue to investigate the possibility of introducing a new flood risk management scheme within Irwell Vale, Strongstry and Chatterton
Lancashire is in line to benefit from 10 schemes designed to reduce the risk of flooding in the county - with South Ribble and Ribble Valley among the areas set to see work carried out.