From 10th – 14th May we are hosting a Property Flood Resilience (PFR) Focus Week, exploring what PFR is, some of the options available, and see how it has benefited residents in the North West.
The Nature for Climate Peatland Grant Scheme (NCPGS) provides funding to restore peatlands in the uplands and lowlands of England. It is a competitive grant scheme that will run until 2025.
From 19th – 23rd April we are hosting a Coastal Focus Week looking at various aspects of coastal flooding, erosion and management, and how we will need to adapt to climate change and sea level rise.
The following reports have been released by the Environment Agency’s Flood and Coastal Risk Management Research Team.
Cutting-edge flood forecasting and natural flood management schemes trialled in 25 selected areas receiving a share of £150m to develop new flooding responses.
Whalley & Billington Flood Action Group have recently participated in a successful trial of a prototype Early Flood Warning system installed on a culvert.
The Croston Flood Risk Management Scheme was completed in 2017 and has already protected lots of properties in Croston from potential flood damage.
The Environment Agency and partners have completed more than 700 projects to better protect more than 300,000 homes since 2015.
Sefton Council, the Environment Agency and United Utilities have signed a joint statement of intent to reassure Maghull communities that they are continuing to work together to explore solutions to reduce the risk of flooding.
The Environment Agency is progressing plans and designs for phase two and three of the £76million Kendal Flood Risk Management scheme.
Enabling works for a multi-million pound flood alleviation scheme in Littleborough which will help protect around 1,000 homes are set to get underway in the coming weeks.
Two native Hornbeam trees have been planted on the riverside in Kendal as part of the new £76million Flood Risk Management Scheme.
The Flood Team at Newground have developed 10 lessons and resources for schools and young people, which aim to increase young people’s knowledge on flooding and flood risk management.
Residents of Cheshire West and Chester will be able to find out about the recent flooding events in the borough through a special online webinar event.
The project aims to help slow the flow of water towards Lorton and the River Cocker.
Work has now started on the first phase of the three phased £76million Kendal Flood Risk Management Scheme. When complete, the Scheme will reduce the risk of flooding to 1,480 homes and 1,100 local businesses across the River Kent catchment.
Works are due to start on a £1m flood risk reduction project for the village of Flimby in West Cumbria.
Sport England's Return to Play Fund is now open to applications from local authorities, leisure operators and other not-for-profit organisations needing funding to repair flood damage.
Lancashire County Council, Blackburn with Darwen Council and Blackpool Council are asking for people's views on a new strategy which outlines their plans to reduce the risk of local flooding.
The RFCC is refreshing its business plan to ensure its priorities consider the National Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Strategy and the central concept of resilience in a changing climate.
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.
Help to plant native cottongrass plug plants into small areas of bare peat around the pools.
Help to collect peat-forming Sphagnum moss and translocate it into new pools.
Follow up maintenance for continued recovery. Collecting peat-forming bog mosses (Sphagnum) and transplanting them into bare areas.
For 'World Habitat Day' Lancashire Wildlife Trust will be erecting fences and planting Marram grass plugs in the foredunes of the Fylde Sand Dunes at North Beach, St Anne's.