The Environment Agency’s head honcho has warned that the UK’s biggest flood risk, surface water, is growing. Reported in Water Briefing, Sir James Bevan told delegates at the CIWEM Surface Water Management Conference that surface water flooding threatens more people and properties than any other form of flood risk. Over 3 million properties in England […]

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The Environment Agency has published 2017 data on regulated businesses in England, covering operational risk appraisal compliance ratings, pollution inventory, pollution incidents, enforcement and waste crime. It shows there were more than 400 pollution incidents, although only a minority of these were more serious category 1 or 2 incidents. Click here to see the data.

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New ‘State of the Environment’ reports from the Environment Agency have been published, covering: water resources – how much clean water we have available water quality – including rivers, estuaries, coasts and groundwater The reports include status and trends, as well as current and future pressures. According to the water resources report, rivers and wildlife […]

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The EA has opened a new consultation on significant increases and other changes to their charging schemes for the April 2018-2023 period, which will set rates for the cost of: Permits Subsistence charges for regulation Advice during application and advice. This is a move towards full cost recovery for the EA’s work. it could impact […]

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