From waterbriefing A new research study is warning that climate change and increasing populations could be drastically reducing the resilience of wastewater infrastructure in the UK. Researchers from the University of Portsmouth have examined the dynamic changes in the resilience of UK wastewater treatment works, now known as Water Resource Recovery Facilities (WRRFs), and discovered […]

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Interesting report, covered in the Guardian At least 239 barriers, including dams and weirs, were removed across 17 countries in Europe in 2021, in a record-breaking year for dam removals across the continent. Spain led the way, with 108 structures taken out of the country’s rivers. “Our efforts to expand dam removals across Europe are […]

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Thanks to Harry Mariano  Homeowners Guide to Flood Safety & Resilience https://www.comparethemarket.com/home-insurance/content/flood-safety/ Compare the Market.com guide, in the guide we cover: The risks of flooding, including how to find the flood risk for your postcode The causes of flooding, from the river to sewer flooding How to protect your home, including flood resistance and flood […]

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Read the government response here From WaterBriefing The Government has accepted the National Infrastructure Commission recommendation to implement resilience standards for infrastructure operators and stress testing against the standards, subject to the outcome of the current National Resilience Strategy call for evidence. The Government has published a policy paper setting out its initial response to […]

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