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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Defra Policy Paper: ‘This surface water management action plan sets out the steps the government is taking, with the Environment Agency and others, to manage the risk of surface water flooding. It covers a number of actions to both improve our understanding of the risks and strengthen delivery. These include: improving risk assessment and communication […]

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