Slipped in under the Brexit radar a Bill to create Rivers Authorities with local tax-raising powers progresses through Parliament. The new Rivers Authorities and Land Drainage Bill which will enable the creation of regional Rivers Authorities with local tax-raising powers was debated at Committee stage in the House of Commons this week. Read the debates so […]

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Engineering first as Dutch flood defence scheme is unveiled in Somerset Environment Agency: The tiny coastal community of Stolford has become the first location in the UK to benefit from innovative flood defence technology pioneered in Holland. Overlooking the Bristol Channel, Stolford has a history of coastal erosion and is prone to flooding. In 1981 […]

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