Flood management scheme design should always be about what is best suited to the catchment, watercourse and specific flood risks, and there will be some places where NFM is not appropriate and others where it will be very effective. “Assessing the Risk” has been written collaboratively by the Environment Agency, Forestry Commission, Forest Research and […]

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The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government’s (MHCLG) review of current planning policy for sustainable drainage (SuDS) in England has recently been published – but we question whether this exercise could have had more to do with validating the Government’s current policy approach, rather than an accurate and critical review of the application and […]

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Richard Ashley: Over the past six years, academics from leading UK Universities working on the Blue-Green Cities and Urban Flood Resilience research projects have produced world class research outputs demonstrating the multiple benefits of Blue-Green infrastructure, resilience of urban water systems under climate and population change, opportunities to use stormwater as a resource, citizens’ interactions and interoperability of Blue-Green […]

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