Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Geocellular storage crate supports small-scale SuDS application

When the South East Rivers Trust was tasked with delivering a water attenuation solution for two SuDS planters at a school in Sutton,...

Port of Tilbury flood defence gates project is well underway

Construction work is progressing on the £34m scheme, says the Environment Agency Work is progressing on a project of putatively national importance, to install new...

EA’s report on the “Future Fens: Flood Risk Management” programme is available

The Baseline Report for the Future Fens: Flood Risk Management programme is now available Covering the Fens within the River Great Ouse catchment,...

Flood management conference in late June to reflect on the events of the past...

The 2021 Flood and Coast virtual conference and expo will be held virtually on the 28 June – 1 July 2021. "Produced by CIWEM in...

Environment Agency says low-carbon concrete flood defences will help it hit net zero by...

The Environment Agency (EA) has pledged to default to low-carbon concrete when constructing flood defences and other critical infrastructure projects, provided they meet performance...

Comment: Smart water reuse and flood management technology “could be a vital strategic water...

Comment from water technology firm SDS Water infrastructure planners should aim to exploit emergent digitally-controlled rainwater storage and recycling technologies to contribute substantially to water...

Measures to reduce harm from storm overflows now law

Measures to reduce sewage discharges from storm overflows became a legal requirement on 29 March, as part of "an ambitious agenda to build back...

Surface water management crucial in preventing potholes

In response to the spiralling cost of fixing potholes across the UK road network, ACO Water Management has stressed the key role of effective...

Are property owners prepared for the impacts of climate change on flooding in the...

At the end of 2020, The Environment Agency declared that 5.2 million homes and businesses across England are at risk of flooding, that’s one...

Harnessing data to meet alarm system standard

Water company telemetry systems generate thousands of alarms each day, with the risk of control rooms becoming overwhelmed and missing critical alerts ever present....

Drainage design overcomes urban layout challenges

Buildings in London are designed to absolutely maximise their footprint, which can present a number of design challenges when it comes to delivering key utilities and services, particularly with regards to water management

Sponsored content: Valves contract awarded for flood defence scheme in Arbroath

Pump manufacturer T-T Pumps has delivered hinged-flap valves for one of the largest flood protection schemes ever undertaken in the UK, the £12 million...

Bearings handle flood defence challenges

A manufacturer of high-capacity flood defence pumps, Bedford Pumps has selected Thordon Bearings water-lubricated SXL bearings for a new pump developed for the Islington...

Sponsored content: Drainage expert achieves Top Track 250 listing

Drainage and water utilities specialist Lanes Group plc ranks 101st in The Sunday Times Lloyds Bank Top Track 250, the highest position since it began appearing in the list in 2016
The World Bank will use Fugro's digital terrain and surface models for flood hazard mapping in Romania.

Flood mapping in the East

As part of the drive to implement the EU Floods Directive, the World Bank has partnered with both Bulgaria and Romania to update these countries’ national flood hazard and risk maps. Important contracts were recently announced in this respect with geo-data specialist Fugro and engineering consultancy HR Wallingford.

Sponsored content: Water management system keeps business moving

A new distribution centre at Littlebrook Business Park features the market leading Gatic CastSlot water management system. Littlebrook (orbital 47) is home to several firms which rely on the near constant movement of goods.
Malmsbury, Wiltshire, during the 2012 flooding: The Climate Suite products are intended to provide insight into future flood hazards.

Maps enhance flood risk modelling

Terrain data from aerial mapping company Bluesky is being used to upgrade the first national climate change flood model for the UK
Egypts Clyse new culvert between Othery Rhyne and Kings Sedgemoor Drain

Features boost on Somerset Levels

Civil engineering specialist Land & Water has completed two new projects on the Somerset Levels, intended to reduce flood risk and improve the environment.

Automating approvals: Drainage design validation system launched in Scotland

A new digital platform is said to substantially accelerate the speed at which housing developers gain required approvals, and "has the potential to revolutionise...

Goodbye to decaying deposits and blocked pumps? Ensuring the clean operation of municipal stormwater...

The use of air supply through injectors slows the rate at which odour and decay develop in a wastewater application, as German pumps and...