Thanks to Bruce Horton for this timely reminder. ‘Natural’ solutions have other benefits i.e. not using concrete. Concrete: The most destructive material on Earth Guardian – by Jonathan Watts ‘After water, concrete is the most widely used substance on the planet. But its benefits mask enormous dangers to the planet, to human health – and to […]

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This week’s Global Engineering Congress (GEC) is being held in Westminster. The five day meeting is a joint effort by the World Federation of Engineering Organisations (WFEO) and the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) to spur practical action on climate change, clean water, clean energy, innovation, infrastructure and sustainable cities. A key outcome will be […]

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Environment Agency and Natural England have released a new (Sept) update on the Water Environment Grant (WEG). Update Details 316 applications for the scheme have now been assessed for eligibility and scored against the prioritisation criteria. Those applications which are eligible are now going through a process of quality assurance (QA) and checks to make […]

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