Association of British Insurers £1.1 billion a year of flood damage is being prevented by the UK’s current network of river barriers and defences, according to landmark research being published today.  It’s the first time the financial contribution of river water defences has been quantified in this way. The results are being unveiled today (Wed […]

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Guardian ‘Floods in 2009 and 2015 were worst in Cumbria for centuries – study’ Analysis in north-west England linked to evidence of UK’s vulnerability to climate crisis The floods of 2009 and 2015 in north-west England were the worst for more than 550 years, according to groundbreaking analysis of lake sediment in the region. Residents have long suspected that […]

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Environment Agency announces new green legacy for £2.6bn flood and coastal risk management programme. The Environment Agency has announced a set of new supplier arrangements and partnerships which will increase efficiency, value for money and the green legacy of its £2.6 billion capital investment programme. The programme aims to better protect 300,000 homes from coastal […]

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