A new report from the UK Water Partnership, Droughts and Floods – towards a more holistic approach, has been published, together with an accompanying blog by the leading author Jim Wharfe at http://www.theukwaterpartnership.org/#portfolio-page/blog/1 The UK Water Partnership is now exploring how to take forward the recommendation for a more holistic environmental approach to flooding and drought […]

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This blog is taken from the SusDrains Newsletter to sign up for this go to: http://www.susdrain.org/  A number of years waiting in the wings, the SuDS Standards finally made centre stage, but perhaps now not in the manner that many of us had anticipated. The release of the ministerial statement and updates to national planning […]

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The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) and the University of Liverpool have developed a new visualisation tool to predict the maximum cost of coastal flooding to communities around estuaries. This method, published in PLOS One, works by combining high impact flooding scenarios with land use maps. Researchers used this method to find that the economic damage […]

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‘Landmark first to launch Environment Agency’s surface water data in Envirocheck Flood Screening report. With the Environment Agency recently warning of risks related to surface water flooding, following heavy mid-summer downpurs, Landmark Information Group, the UK’s leading supplier of digital mapping, property and environmental risk information, has announced it is the first commercial provider to […]

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