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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Defra  ‘Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Michael Gove, has reappointed Emma Howard Boyd as Chair of the Environment Agency.  In confirming the reappointment, Secretary of State Michael Gove said:  I am grateful for Emma’s strong leadership and achievements over her first term. She has played a crucial part in the Environment […]

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Environment Agency publishes new evidence to plan for flood and coastal risk up to 2065 The study uses climate change, population and mapping data to set out future flood risk scenarios. The Environment Agency is investing £2.6 billion in flood and coastal erosion risk management projects between 2015 and 2021, helping to protect 300,000 homes. […]

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