Embedding and valuing flexibility in adaptive planning in the urban flood risk management sector From Richard Ashley This guideline provides the ingredients for embedding and valuing flexibility in adaptive planning. In contemporary adaptation planning in the urban flood risk management sector, the valuation of flexibility is about determining the expected net present value of the […]

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Defra publish strategic policy statement Water UK Communications: Defra publish their strategic policy statement for the water industry for consultation. This document sets out the government’s strategic priorities for Ofwat’s regulation of the water sector in England. We welcome the move to a more concise SPS which clearly highlights securing long-term resilience and protecting customers […]

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Severn Trent starts work on £300m Birmingham Resilience Project Water Briefing: Severn Trent Water has finally started work this week on its £300 million Birmingham Resilience Project after years of planning. An official groundbreaking ceremony was help at Lickhill, near Stourport, where the local Mayor, Councillor Henderson was on hand to put the first spade in […]

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Closing date: 16:00 on 23 March 2017 NERC invites applications to join a scoping group that will develop the science case for a potential strategic research programme on enhancing resilience of UK peatlands. This is one of two potential strategic programme areas (SPAs) which have emerged from the ideas process for strategic research. Any potential SPA […]

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