Thank you Leigh – that’s the message from United Utilities after a reduction in the number of sewer blockages in the town.
The storm names for the 2023/24 storm names have been announced by the Met Office, in partnership with Met Éireann and KNMI.
Twelve new projects receive £16 million to restore thousands of hectares of peatlands across England.
For a number of years, the allotment holders at Peel Brow in the town have struggled with water supply issues from the local spring during the drier summer months.
The Flood Hub teamed up with South Cumbria Rivers Trust & Natural England to build leaky dams in the beautiful Roudsea Wood and Mosses Nature Reserve.
River barriers similar to those built by beavers can protect communities at risk of flooding, a study has found.
This National Allotments Week (7th to 13th August) United Utilities is helping growers save water and boost their crops thanks to water butts that have been installed over the past few months.
Homeowners in Wrea Green are being offered a free smart water butt as part of a project to explore new solutions to reduce flooding in the village.
2022 was a record-breaking year for weather and is a sign of the UK’s changing climate.
Curlews, short-snouted seahorses and natterjack toads set to be benefit as six nature recovery projects are launched.
Cheshire Wildlife Trust is delighted to announce the arrival of three new beaver kits born at Hatchmere Nature Reserve near Delamere Forest.
A pair of beavers that were released into the wild have bred for the second time, the Cheshire Wildlife Trust said.
A new plan will see the Greater Manchester Combined Authority extend partnership working with United Utilities and the Environment Agency to transform the way water is managed across the city-region so it is better prepared for the changing climate.
On 29 June 2023, the government announced new investment and actions to improve lowland peat and reduce carbon emissions.
Dozens of water butts have been installed at Birkdale allotments in Southport to help growers make the most of the rainfall, reduce their use of potable water, and keep their costs down.
With the warm weather set to continue, United Utilities is offering advice to its ‘green fingered’ customers.
From Monday 26th – Friday 30th June 2023 we are hosting a Types of Flooding Focus week! This focus week aims to spread awareness and understanding of the different types of flooding and the different authorities who are responsible for managing flood risk.
Lancashire Wildlife Trust’s pioneering Rindle wetter farming trial has a new crop – and it’s just ready for your breakfast!
A school in Birkdale has become the latest to benefit from United Utilities’ £1.3 million Sustainable Drainage for Schools (SuDS) programme, which helps to reduce the risk of flooding by diverting rainfall away from the sewer system.
The first two SuDS systems adopted by United Utilities were built by Story Homes at developments in Carlisle and Wetheral, followed by a third system developed by Wrenman Strategic Land in Lancaster.
This Foundation training course has been made freely available by CIWEM for a limited time to those impacted by storm Babet.
Join Warrington Borough Council, the Environment Agency, and United Utilities for a community drop-in to discuss updates on the Sankey Brook Flood Risk Management Scheme.
Volunteer to help bury the Christmas trees during The Wildlife’s Trust annual Christmas tree planting event. Turn your old Christmas trees into brand new sand dunes!