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Mapping study highlights risk from groundwater flooding in England

A new study appears to reveal the potential cost to property from the ‘hidden hazard’ of groundwater flooding in England, and points to inadequacies...
Velda Close Kirkley Stream

Sponsored Content: A faculty for facing down flood risk

T-T Pumps was enlisted to design, supply and install the equipment to meet the demands of the Lowestoft flood risk management project.

Manchester group uses trees and green infrastructure to combat flooding and pollution

City of Trees - a group attempting to coordinate stakeholders and community groups across Greater Manchester for the purposes of restoring woodland - says...

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

French Environment Minister wants radar level sensors for flood monitoring

Radar flood sensors may soon be introduced in France, according to comments made by the country's Environment Minister, Ségolène Royal in a recent TV...

Ramping nature-based solutions in North London

A North London flood resilience project has unveiled a new identity and announced plans to use nature-based solutions to tackle flood risk around the Silk Stream - a 2.5-mile tributatory of the River Brent.

Sparking interest for safe drainage surveys

Lanes Group has invested in EX-rated CCTV camera technology to meet growing demand for drainage survey services that offer enhanced standards of safe working...
The latest revisions threaten hopes that the industry might adhere to the kind of best-practice guidelines for SuDS implementation showcased by the likes of Grainger's homes development in Berewood last year.

Warning of SuDS policy fudge

A RADICALLY-revised system for regulating SuDS implementation on new developments is in danger of becoming a ‘fudge’ and a ‘free-for-all’ that could jeopardise effective...

Managing complexity

In a first for the English water sector, utilities are being asked to produce drainage & wastewater management plans (DWMPs) by Defra.

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...

Climate change is affecting the way Europe floods, experts warn

Climate change is disrupting the rhythms of spring growing and river flooding across Europe, which could pose new problems for biodiversity and food security...

Research to tackle built environment resilience

THE largest UK charity dedicated specifically to built environment research, the BRE Trust, has announced a major three year funding programme to improve the...

New web-based tool targets water leaks

By identifying and targeting water leakages quickly at a local level, a new tool developed by engineering consultancy HR Wallingford will seemingly assist water companies to deliver on their regulatory targets to reduce reported leakage levels.

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

Licence to spill? Legislative status of government’s new plans unclear

River conservation groups reacted with alarm to the news (on 29 August) that the government plans to ease restrictions on developers' need to ensure...

The Environment Agency appoints Mott MacDonald to provide digital Smart Object Library

The Environment Agency is to use Mott MacDonald’s Moata Intelligent Content as its Smart Object Library (SOL) and will make it available to all...

Drainage acquisition cements expertise in managing underground assets

Environmental and energy infrastructure specialist Adler and Allan has acquired drainage expert Jet Aire Services, it was announced on 8 November. Jet Aire Services is...

Sponsored Content: Water jetting academy makes COVID offer

The Water Jetting Training Academy in Poole, Dorset, is the first to provide a full range of facility-based training rather than rely on courses being delivered at client premises.

Sponsored Content: Environmentally friendly Spill Control

Fentex Limited has spent a number of years developing an environmentally friendly alternative to Spill Control products often required by Pollution Prevention Guidelines, ISO standards and other regulations.
The Portsmouth Pluvio installation.

Weathering the storm

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