Appointment addresses demand growth for remote camera systems

Responding to continued growth in demand for its remote camera systems, Meteor Communications has appointed Chris Kaye as Business Development Manager with specific focus...

Natural flood management in Lancashire could save £millions says new study

Natural flood management in Lancashire could save £millions, protect homes and businesses whilst improving the environment, a major new study finds. A new collaboration between...

Geo-data specialist supports entire English coastal monitoring network

The recent award of a three-year maintenance contract for the hydrodynamic element of the Anglian Coastal Monitoring programme means that geo-data specialist Fugro now...

Need to prevent ‘Groundhog Day’ for SuDS following ‘Achieving Sustainable Drainage’ report

More needs to be done to avoid ‘Groundhog Day’ for sustainable drainage, warns surface water solutions firm ACO Water Management, following a further report...

Aerial assessment

Unmanned aerial vehicles can make an important contribution to gathering data from flood events, and estimating the damage to properties. Dr Monica Rivas Casaldo, a senior lecturer in integrated environmental monitoring at Cranfield University, offers further insight
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Improving Nottingham’s flood defences

Civil engineering contractor ECS Engineering Services recently assisted the city of Nottingham to reduce the risk of flooding this winter

Large-diameter pipe lining plays part in wildlife revival

Drainage specialist Lanes Group has used fold-and-install large-diameter lining technology to rehabilitate a pipe that the firm says will play a crucial role in...

Construction begins on ‘smart canal’ system in Glasgow, described as a European first

A new digital surface water drainage system will unlock 110 hectares across the north of the Glasgow for investment, regeneration and development with the...

Local authority SuDS demand prompts UK production deal, says supplier

Increasing Local Authority planning requirements for compliant Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) in major developments is boosting demand for water quality treatment components, says supplier...

Software and solutions on show

ACO Water Management is showcasing its cloud-based hydraulic drainage design software, among other flood products, during its debut appearance at Flood Expo 2018 (12-13 September, NEC)

Drainage surveys support Dover Western Docks Revival development

Drainage engineers from Lanes Group plc have been carrying out detailed CCTV camera surveys around the Port of Dover as part of the flagship...

Climate change will lead to higher UK water costs

Britain’s water industry will face higher costs for treating and managing water supplies due to the increasing occurrence of drought and flood resulting from climate change, according to a new report from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers .

Guidance ‘will encourage more blue-green infrastructure’

New guidance appears to give water companies greater freedom to adopt Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) and to introduce more rainwater saving and re-use schemes, as well as encouraging the integration of surface water assets into blue-green infrastructure .

Artificial Intelligence can reduce urban flooding, says group

Urban flooding can now be managed much more effectively using Artificial Intelligence, according to the creators of a new technology called CENTAUR™ - a...

Welsh business park adopts geocellular stormwater management system

A Welsh Government-owned business park in Offa’s Dyke, Welshpool, has turned to ACO’s innovative StormBrixx HD stormwater management crate system to deliver flexible flood...

Weathering the storm

Simon Crowther of Flood Protection Solutions reflects on the recent spate of business closures in his sector, what it means for UK flood resilience, and what might be done

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 DHI Group as...

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 protect...

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 Conference and Exhibition

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,...
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