50 years of data from hydrometric stations covering all European countries were assessed in this major study to analyze the timing of flood events. A closer look at the shift in the timing of floods pointed to climate change as the main factor. Later winter storms, heavier summer rains and earlier snowmelts are all evidence […]

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The report was commissioned by the Adaptation Sub Committee of the government’s Committee on Climate Change for its second progress report on the National Adaptation Programme. The report reviewed a sample of major recent flood defence schemes to understand how they have contributed towards the long-term management of residual flood risk in the context of […]

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Schemes announced to receive £15m of natural flood management funding Environment minister Thérèse Coffey has announced details of projects which have been allocated funding for natural flood defences. As part of a drive to roll out innovative techniques to reduce flood risk. 34 community led projects have been named as winners of a £1m government […]

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Lots of useful information in Susdrain Mailings contact them susdrainmailingslist@susdrain.org for routine updates. Welsh Government consults on implementation of SuDS The Welsh Government is consulting on the proposed implementation of schedule 3 of the Flood and Water Management Act 2010. This follows on from their consultation and publication of their non-statutory SuDS standards last year. […]

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