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New partner adds hydrologic models and data to cloud service

German environmental software firm KISTERS and global weather forecasting company MeteoGroup announced on 27 March the addition of water environments expert …

Developing a new tool to optimise sea wall design

HR Wallingford writes about a research project the firm is undertaking with the National Oceanography Centre and other partners Sea walls are designed to …

Conference puts UK flood challenges in the spotlight

Planning for climate change, building resilience and the role of natural flood management will be amongst the topics under discussion at the Flood & Coast …

York upgrades city centre flood defences

Residents and business owners in Fishergate in the centre of York are celebrating the completion of Phase 1 of the Foss Barrier upgrade project, which will …

Flood mitigation solution installed for supermarket in Carlisle

Flood protection expert The Flood Company has recently completed an installation of a heavy duty flood mitigation solution for nationwide supermarket …

CIRIA issues new SuDS construction guidance

CIRIA published Guidance on the construction of SuDS (C768) to support those designing, specifying and constructing SuDS …

Time to get a grip on runoff pollution?

Jo Bradley offers an overview of this kind of surface water runoff pollution, existing regulatory issues and solutions such as the use of sustainable drainage …

Yorkshire Water trials satellite-based leak detection monitoring

Satellite technology used to hunt for water on other planets in the solar system has been trailed by Yorkshire Water to help identify underground water leaks …

New ground microphone finds water leaks in challenging environments

Colour touchscreen offers multiple signal, memory and frequency displays HWM has launched the DXmic, a new ground microphone offering touchscreen operation and …

Flood solutions event scheduled for March 2018 in Telford

Coming to the Telford International Centre on 20-22 March 2018, Flood and Coast is described as “a unique event that advances the debate about flood and …

Virtual simulation created for river users to navigate the Boston Barrier

The Transport and Works Act Order (TWAO) for the Boston Barrier has received approval, giving the Environment Agency the go-ahead to proceed with the …

Global Leakage Summit returns for its 9th year in March 2018.

The volume of water lost – from leakage, inaccurate customer meter readings and theft – provide the figure known as Non Revenue Water (NRW). A …

River expansion boosts biodiversity, in Netherlands study

Researchers at Utrecht University and Radboud University appear to have revealed the successful combination of a lower flood risk with the start of …

EA publishes data, case studies and evidence about the role of natural flood management in reducing flood risk.

On 31 October the Environment Agency published data, case studies and evidence about the role of natural flood management in reducing flood risk. Working with …

New concrete drainage trade association

A newly created trade association will represent the interests of the precast concrete drainage industry. The British Precast Drainage Association (BPDA) is …

“Ambitious” pilot launched by Yorkshire Water to tackle flood risk

Yorkshire Water launched "an ambitious and innovative pilot" to reduce flooding in Calderdale …

The Environment Agency wins a national award for “Bringing Back the River Bulbourne”

A partnership project between the Environment Agency and the Box Moor Trust in Hemel Hempstead has been recognised with a national award. The project has …

Modular sluice system can be ready to go within a week, says supplier

Addressing the growing demand for flood protection solutions, Danish firm Wintec has developed AquaBlokk, a sluice system comprising building blocks that are …

European flood solutions event to launch in Amsterdam in late October

New event completes water cycle coverage of Aquatech Amsterdam Floodex Europe, a new event dedicated to showcasing solutions to the threats Europe faces from …

Forest grazing counteracts the effectiveness of trees to reduce flood risk

Planting trees can reduce flood risk, but a high intensity forest land use, such as grazing, can counteract the positive effect of the trees, a recently …

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