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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 …

Innovative Dutch coastal management solution comes to the UK

Bacton Gas Terminal and residents of the surrounding Norfolk villages will benefit from Dutch experience as Royal HaskoningDHV completes the detailed design …

Weathering the storm

Water monitoring expert OTT Hydrometry shares some of the details of recent flood alleviation …

Hacking away at the problem

Northumbrian Water held an Innovation Festival in July which brought together business leaders, customers and delegates from technology …

Leeds flood alleviation scheme wins large project award

Phase 1 of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme has scooped the Large Project of the Year award at this year’s NEC awards in …

Fines issued after waste illegally used for flood defence

A waste company, one of its directors and a tenant farmer involved in the illegal deposit of waste on protected land in an Essex village have been ordered to …

Overtopping event scheduled for 2018 in Cumbria

Water management firm HR Wallingford is organising an event called Protections 2018, the 3rd International Conference on Protection against Overtopping, which …

UV lining is highway drainage first for motorway improvement

Lanes Group is implementing what is said to be the first project to extensively line highway drainage pipes as part of a Smart Motorway initiative. The …

Wigan heat installer fined for water main incident in Blackburn

United Utilities has been awarded £2,000 legal costs after a heat pump installation company drilled into a water main and flooded a road and five homes. …

Flower show exhibit demonstrates how to ‘slow the flow’

Visitors to the RHS Tatton Flower Show (19-23 July) will see how the landscaping around their homes can play a vital role in preventing their communities from …

Young engineer who started flood protection firm offers tips for business owners

A man whose family home was destroyed by the 2007 floods when he was just 13, leading him to set up his own flood protection business, is urging businesses to …

Data experts gather at innovation festival to tackle water leakage

Experts from Microsoft will come from around the globe to lead the search for answers on the problem of water leakage, as part of Northumbrian Water’s …

Flood warning from monitoring systems manufacturer

Nigel Grimsley, Managing Director of OTT Hydrometry is urging those responsible for flood prevention and management to take action this summer to ensure they …

Rainwater management at the centre of spectacular serpentine pavilion

Visitors to the 2017 Serpentine Pavilion in London’s Kensington Gardens will enjoy its spectacular effects unaware of the below ground water management …

Pre-cast panels help re-meander a river channel in Cumbria

Pre-cast panels made by Whites Concrete have seemingly played an important part in Coffey Construction’s re-meandering of a historically straightened section …

LiDAR mapping helps create flood alleviation model for Yorkshire Water

Detailed terrain maps created from aerial surveys using lasers are being used to help improve flood prevention and management across Yorkshire. Mott MacDonald …

Case study: How one utility set up a specialist jetting unit

A £1.2m Yorkshire Water project to establish an in-house Operational Jetting Team is the first of its kind for the utility company. The new team, consisting …

Instrumentation firm reports surge in sales of tide gauges

A UK manufacturer of oceanographic, hydrographic and hydrometric instrumentation has reported a surge in sales of tide gauge equipment in its most recent …

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