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  • Planning permission submitted for £3.8m Totnes flood defence scheme

    14th November 2016
    Plans for a scheme to reduce flood risk to over 400 homes and businesses in Totnes have been submitted to South Hams District Council.   The estimated cost of the works is £3.8million and involves improving existing flood defences ...
  • Flood prevention activities sees Teesside communities ready for winter

    6th November 2016
    The Environment Agency has removed almost 450 tonnes of silt and debris – the weight of 35 double decker buses - from culverts during flood recovery work in Teesside.   As well as culvert clearance at Martin West Beck and Ormesby ...
  • Phase 2 works of £23m Exeter Flood Scheme get underway

    3rd November 2016
    Further works to reduce flood risk to over 3,200 homes and businesses around Exeter get underway this month.   The works, which are part of the second phase of construction for Exeter’s new £32 million flood defence scheme, ...
  • Flood cameras keep eye on region’s waterways

    3rd November 2016
    A network of cameras will be keeping an eye on the region’s rivers this winter as part of the Environment Agency’s ongoing drive to help keep people safe from flooding. A total of 12 cameras have so far been installed near debris ...
  • MPs demand overhaul of Environment Agency flood role

    2nd November 2016
    MPs from the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee are calling for an overhaul of flood management in England to tackle the rising risk to communities from climate change in a report on Future flood prevention.     Five ...
  • Young people in the North East leaving themselves vulnerable as not aware of their risk of flooding

    1st November 2016
    Young people in Britain between 18 and 24 are leaving themselves vulnerable to the devastating effects of flooding, according to new figures released today by the Environment Agency. Just one in four people in this age group – many of ...
  • Know Your Flood Risk launches “the antidote to DEFRA’s resilience action plan” with its new practical Guide to Flood Resilience

    31st October 2016
    With the first anniversary of the Christmas 2015 floods approaching, the Know Your Flood Risk campaign is today launching a new edition of its free Homeowners’ Guide to Flood Resilience, which has been created by former flood victims, ...
  • Environment Agency launches £1m programme of River Thames works

    31st October 2016
    The Environment Agency embarks on its annual winter programme of major repairs and refurbishments to locks along the non-tidal River Thames this week (Tuesday 1 November).   In all, 8 lock sites will have a total of £1.2m spent ...
  • New Flood Resilience Action Plan gives property owners better protection from flooding

    28th October 2016
    The Property Flood Resilience Action Plan will see Government and industry help people better protect their properties from flooding.   A new, independent report launched today (28th October 2016) will help people better protect ...
  • £20m funding made available for River Severn wildlife project

    28th October 2016
    A major new wildlife project to reopen the mighty River Severn has secured almost £20 million of funding – £10.8 million from the Heritage Lottery Fund and £6 million from the European Union LIFE programme.   The ...
  • £3.6m mine water scheme reaps rewards as fish return

    27th October 2016
    There’s early indications that a mine water treatment scheme is reaping rewards after lots of fish were found in a once heavily polluted bright orange watercourse in Saltburn-by-the-Sea.   During recent Environment Agency ...
  • £7m Newcastle flood scheme official opening

    25th October 2016
    A community celebration to officially open Brunton Park flood scheme in Newcastle has seen residents young and old join in the fun.     The event – held at St Aidan’s Community Centre at Princes Road on Monday - included ...
  • Bank strengthening work starts in Collingham

    25th October 2016
    Environment Agency contractors have started work on the banks of the River Wharfe in Collingham, near Wetherby, to repair damage to the river bank and protect flood defences.   Work is underway to repair approximately 40 metres of ...
  • Virtual testing carried out to ensure new moveable weir works are winter ready

    24th October 2016
    The Environment Agency has carried out a virtual test to ensure work to install a moveable weir on the River Aire is winter ready.   Installation of the weir at Crown Point, a first for UK flood alleviation, is just one element that Leeds ...
  • EA seeks members for the River Great Ouse RFCC

    21st October 2016
    Have your say on local flood and coastal management plans   The Environment Agency has opportunities to start in January 2017, April 2017 and July 2017, covering the River Great Ouse catchment, including large parts of the Fens, part ...
  • Fish stocks boost for North East rivers

    18th October 2016
    Fisheries experts have released more than 5,000 fish into North East waters as part of the Environment Agency’s ongoing plans to develop and restore rivers.   On Monday 17 October the barbel were released into the River Skerne ...
  • Tidal flood risk in Thames estuary increases in line with predictions

    14th October 2016
    The Environment Agency presented today (13 October 2016) its 5 year review of tidal flood risk indicators in the Thames estuary.   The TE2100 plan   The review shows that, although tidal flood risk is increasing, it is in ...
  • £23m Hull flood scheme contract awarded to Bam Nuttall

    13th October 2016
    BAM Nuttall, working in joint venture with Mott MacDonald, has been awarded a £23 million contract for a major flood defence scheme in Hull.   The scheme, which is part of a £36.5m project to protect around 45,000 properties ...
  • Environment Agency carry out flood response exercise

    13th October 2016
    Environment Agency teams across England have been training with new temporary flood barriers, pumps, vehicles, and drones as part of Exercise Certus.   The exercise, carried out on the 11th and 12th October across the Midlands, ...
  • EA hosts event to recognise the role of volunteer Flood Wardens

    11th October 2016
    Teams of volunteer flood wardens across the North East are playing a vital role in helping protect their communities.   From Cleveland to Northumberland, there are groups of flood wardens in communities in the North East.   And ...
  • Update on the £17.1M Medway flood protection project

    6th October 2016
    The Environment Agency will be updating communities on the development of the River Medway flood alleviation schemes, a multi-million pound project to reduce the risk of flooding.   The project is being delivered in partnership ...
  • Flood risk expert retires after 40 years

    29th September 2016
    A Norfolk-based flood risk veteran, who played a key role in the aftermath of the East Coast surge in 2013, is retiring after 40 years. Steve Hayman has worked for the Environment Agency (and its predecessor organisations) for 40 years, ...
  • Hydrok appoint a dedicated New Business Development Manager

    28th September 2016
    The continued evolvement at Hydrok, and its approach to offering a complete Water Engineering Solutions service to the UK Water and Process Engineering Industries, has seen the introduction of a dedicated Business Development Manager who ...
  • Job vacancies with Salix

    26th September 2016
    Salix are a specialist company providing design and construction services nationwide for river restoration, wetland habitat creation plus scour and soil erosion protection using Bioengineering solutions throughout the UK. We are currently ...
  • Yorkshire will be better protected from floods this winter

    26th September 2016
    The Foss Barrier will be able to process an Olympic size swimming pool worth of water in just 50 seconds – a 66% increase in capacity - thanks to the installation of new state of the art pumps, Environment Secretary Andrea Leadsom announced ...
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