National Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Strategy 2019 – Environment Agency publishes initial scoping report   The Environment Agency has announced plans to undertake a Strategic Environmental Assessment for the National Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Strategy 2050. The revised flood and coastal erosion risk management (FCERM) strategy requires a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) under […]

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‘It could never happen to me’ – Challenging business misconceptions The Environment Agency working on flood resilience and has launched a campaign to ensure North East businesses are prepared for flooding. Since 1998 there has been at least one serious flood every year with businesses more likely to flood than be destroyed by fire. Recent events […]

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JBA Consulting Blog      Joanne Woodhouse  ‘The Adaptation Sub Committee (ASC) to the Committee on Climate Change scrutinises the Government’s actions in relation to climate change adaptation and reports every two years on progress. The ASC’s 2017 Report to Parliament stated that the responsibility for managing surface water flooding is fragmented, mainly between water companies, highways authorities and […]

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