Powerful £10 million flood-busting pumps capable of shifting 3,500 pints of sewage per second around Warrington turned on at the end of November have already helped United Utilities to prevent flooding in recent storms.
The Environment Agency has lifted its flood warnings following the most serious tidal surge in over 60 years, with only 9 flood alerts now in place and no severe flood warnings or flood warnings.
The Environment Agency has issued multiple severe flood warnings – its highest category – ahead of the most serious coastal tidal surge for over 60 years in England. Over 200 flood warnings are now in place across England and Wales.
Communities along the length of the east coast of England should be braced for the most serious coastal tidal surge for over 30 years.
The Environment Agency has published a document to show the environmental impact of the first phase of Exeter’s multi-million pound flood defence scheme.
The Environment Agency has launched a new public consultation on Devon’s flood risk management strategy.
One year on from some of the worst flooding in 2012, latest research by the Environment Agency has revealed that last year’s record-breaking wet year in England could have cost the UK economy close to £600 million.
New flood defences for the Water End area of York are to benefit from almost £1 million worth of extra improvements.
The Environment Agency is hosting a public event in Tonbridge on its latest plans to improve the level of flood protection offered to the town, including improvements to the Leigh Barrier.
Welsh Assembly Natural Resources Minister, Alun Davies, has approved a Welsh Government grant of £604,000 for a flood alleviation scheme in Llanrwst.