With river levels remaining high in the wake of Storm Christoph and subsequent snowfall, it has emerged that  swathes of England’s vital flood defences are ‘almost useless’. An investigation by Unearthed found that thousands of England’s vital flood defences were in such a state of ruin last year they would fail to protect communities from extreme […]

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CIRIA recently published ‘Code of Practice for Property Flood Resilience’ (C790a), ‘Guidance on the code of practice for property flood resilience (C790b)‘ and ‘Making your property flood resilient (C790c)‘ documents. The new guidance provides confidence on the use of the standards within the code of practice that provides a benchmark for those procuring and delivering […]

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From Water Briefing The NRR provides information on the most significant risks that could occur in the next two years and which could have a wide range of impacts on the UK. Published by the Cabinet Office on 18th December, the National Risk Register – 2020 edition provides an updated government assessment of the likelihood and potential impact […]

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Defra  ‘On Saturday (12 December), the UK became one of the first countries in the world to fulfil a key commitment of the Paris Agreement, publishing our Adaptation Communication, setting out how we are enhancing our resilience to the changing climate. Published as the Prime Minister brought leaders together at the virtual Climate Ambition Summit, the […]

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