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  • 28 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is working with Hertfordshire County Council to develop proposals for a flood alleviation scheme for Little Hadham in conjunction with a bypass on the A120. According to EA, the Council’s proposal for an A120 bypass around Little Hadham provides the opportunity to take forward a joint project incorporating flood alleviation measures. This would […]

  • 4 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Having completed an outline design and business case, the Environment Agency is now working on the detailed design for the Lewisham and Catford flood alleviation scheme. The £17.7 million flood alleviation scheme, being delivered in partnership with Lewisham Council, will help manage the risk of flooding to approximately 990 homes. Lewisham Council recently received a grant from […]

  • 6 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    VolkerStevin, alongside joint venture partners Boskalis Westminster and Atkins, has been awarded five new contracts as part of the Environment Agency’s Water and Environment Management (WEM) £1 billion Framework to reduce flooding across the UK. Work has already begun on the following projects, aimed to improve the lives of communities and the wider environment: Oxford Flood […]

  • 30 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Two Flood Alleviation Schemes (FASs) in Louth and Horncastle have been formally opened on 28 July, following successful completion of the projects. Construction on the £6.5 million Louth scheme and the £8.1 million Horncastle scheme started in summer 2015, and were finalized this month. The two projects were delivered in a partnership of the Environment […]

  • 16 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    ICE East Midlands Civil Engineering Merit Awards 2017 took place at the Belfry in Nottingham on 9 June. Thirty-two projects from five East Midlands’ counties, as well as projects located in the South West and South East, competed for recognition at these prestigious awards. Ray Dickinson, ICE East Midlands Chair 2016-17 said: “This annual event […]

  • 7 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The construction of three new flood alleviation schemes that will help protect Calderdale homes and businesses from future flooding has now started on site. The schemes at Pin Hill Lane in Midgley, Woodland View in Hebden Bridge and Burnt Acres Wood in Eastwood, Todmorden are designed to reduce the risk of flooding during severe weather events, […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard recently visited East Belfast to view progress on a £12 million Flood Alleviation scheme in the area. 269 properties adjacent to Orangefield Park and Victoria Park have already benefited from upgrading works to provide an increased level of flood protection, costing around £1.7 million. Other parts of the scheme are ongoing and […]

  • 14 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency early investigation on the Oxford flood alleviation scheme has confirmed that a flood relief channel is among the best solutions for the Oxford area. The Environment Agency has therefore developed a series of channel options, based on their findings and the results of early public engagement about a potential scheme. According to EA, […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is working in partnership with Hampshire County Council, Test Valley Borough Council, local flood action groups and other partners to develop a permanent flood scheme for Romsey. According to the EA, the main flood risk in Romsey is from the River Test. As a chalk river, the Test is influenced by high […]

  • 24 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Survey works are starting at a listed bridge in Bradford, to create a detailed design to reduce flood risk in the area for the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme, informs the Environment Agency. The work is being carried out by contractors BMMjv at Apperley Bridge and is expected to last 4 weeks. The survey is being […]

  • 22 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    A two-day exhibition will be held next week to show residents the progress of multi-million-pound flood schemes under construction in the East Riding. Members of the public are invited to go along to the drop-in event which will be held at East Riding Leisure Haltemprice, Springfield Way, Anlaby, on Monday 25 and Tuesday 26 February, from […]

  • 20 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has released further details for three sections of its £45m York Flood Alleviation Scheme and is holding a public drop-in to give information and get feedback on proposals. As well as the work the Environment Agency is doing on the Clementhorpe, New Walk and North Street sections of the £45m York Flood […]

  • 28 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Otley residents and businesses are being invited to come along to hear about the latest on flood risk reduction plans at a drop-in event on Thursday 1 March. According to the Environment Agency, visitors to the drop in will have an opportunity to see how feedback from the last event in October has helped to shape […]

  • 20 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Plans to invest millions improving flood defenses in the region have been welcomed by Northumberland County Council. Investment projects in the county for 2016/17, highlighted by the Northumbria Regional Flood and Coastal Committee (NRFCC), include Blyth Tidal Flood Alleviation Scheme, Haltwhistle Flood Alleviation Scheme and the Morpeth Surface Water Flood Alleviation Scheme. Council leader Grant […]

  • 20 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Rothes Flood Alleviation Scheme (RFAS) has received a commendation at the 2012 Saltire Society Civil Engineering Awards for its innovative approach to flood alleviation in Rothes, Moray. The £25 million scheme heralds a new era of flood protection for the town of Rothes and its residents. The Saltire Society runs its prestigious annual awards […]

  • 20 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is working with Hertfordshire County Council to develop proposals for a flood alleviation scheme for Little Hadham in conjunction with a bypass on the A120. Planning permission for the scheme was received in January 2017. The villages of Little Hadham and Hadham Ford have suffered from flooding from the River Ash and its […]

  • 19 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Leeds City Council recently released a fly-through video of the of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme construction works in progress. The project, led by the City Council in partnership with the Environment Agency, is split into two phases. Costing some £50 million, the Phase 1 of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme is one of the largest river […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Construction of the Newbury flood alleviation scheme has been finished, according to the Environment Agency report. The work was delayed by high groundwater levels and high flows in the River Kennet during the winter of 2012 to 2013.  Newbury has been vulnerable to river flooding. Its canal and river banks and water levels are as much […]

  • 31 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is working with its partners to develop the River Wey flood alleviation schemes that will reduce flood risk to local communities. According to EA, there are 1,261 properties at risk of flooding in Godalming, Guildford and Byfleet and Weybridge. Road networks, schools, public buildings, businesses and critical infrastructure are also at risk. […]

  • 27 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme (FAS), led by Leeds City Council in partnership with the Environment Agency, is split into two phases. Phase 1 began in January 2015 and is due to be completed in summer 2017. When complete, it will provide an increased level of protection from flooding from the River Aire and Hol […]

  • 31 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency is working in partnership to develop proposals to reduce flood risk in Oxford. Investigations have confirmed that a flood relief channel will bring significant flood relief benefits to Oxford. The Oxford Flood Alleviation Scheme project team have developed a series of options to construct new channels or enlarge existing channels in the western […]

  • 21 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A guided walking tour of Mytholmroyd to share plans for the new £30 million flood alleviation scheme proposed for the village has been hosted for ward councilors, reports the Environment Agency. They were invited to meet the Environment Agency’s project team on Friday, August 18th to share their plans for the project on site and […]

  • 15 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has just announced that it will hold two public drop-in events to discuss the Oxford flood alleviation scheme project. According to EA, the project is aimed to reduce flood risk to over 1,200 homes and businesses in Oxford. The team, currently finalizing detailed design of the scheme, is ready to submit the design to […]

  • 11 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    A construction information event is set to take place at Mytholmroyd Community Center on Thursday, 20 September, about the Mytholmroyd Flood Alleviation Scheme which will help protect 400 homes and businesses in the village. The flood alleviation scheme, which will cost in the region of £30m, has been developed by the Environment Agency in partnership […]

  • 13 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Tuesday, 19 January, will mark the start of a 6-week public consultation on the proposed Oxford Flood Alleviation Scheme that will reduce the risk of flooding to over 1,000 properties. Five drop-in events will be held across Oxford to give local communities the opportunity to have their say on the future of the flood risk […]

  • 21 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Visitors to this year’s Leeds Waterfront Festival will get the chance to see the innovative technology being used to reduce the risk of flooding to the city. The Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme project team will be on hand at the event on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 June, to explain what work has been done […]