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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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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