River modelling: technical standards and assessment Environment Agency – read more Standards for the flood risk management industry on how to build and review hydraulic models and provide evidence for flood risk management decisions. These standards are techniques that you can use in the fields of hydrological analysis and hydraulic modelling. Use this best practice […]

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Nature ‘Disastrous floods have caused millions of fatalities in the twentieth century, tens of billions of dollars of direct economic loss each year and serious disruption to global trade. In this Review, we provide a synthesis of the atmospheric, land surface and socio- economic processes that produce river floods with disastrous consequences. Disastrous floods have […]

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The £2.1million government-funded Weardale Natural Flood Management scheme, which includes a series of nature based solutions such as storage areas, wooden leaky barriers and timber fences, could reduce flood risk across 41km2 to communities including Lanehead, Wearhead, Westgate and Stanhope. It’s also seen 150 hectares of peatland restored, will aim to create up to 75 […]

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