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  • 18 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    During June and July the Environment Agency and its partners held 5 public events across the Oxford area to update communities on flood work. These events were also set up to offer local communities and residents the opportunity to talk to the technical specialists who are working on the project and to provide them with valuable […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Over 6 days, from 23 June to 3 July, the Environment Agency and its partners are running a series of ‘drop-in’ sessions at various locations in and around Oxford to explain how they plan to reduce the risk of flooding in the city. A key aim of the sessions is to make sure that everyone has […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    People living and working in Horncastle and Louth are invited to learn about flood alleviation plans before the Environment Agency and its partner organizations submit them for planning approval this spring. Drawings and information sheets will be on display at Horncastle library during the last week of January and at Louth library during the first […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 November 2013

    The final phase of the Todmorden Flood Alleviation Scheme is now almost complete and the Environment Agency will use the main contractors, VolkerStevin, to undertake the repair works at Shade. The Environment Agency and Calderdale Council have awarded a contract to Skipton-based engineering consultants, Jeremy Benn Associates, to develop a range of schemes to reduce […]

  • 27 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is due to start maintenance work on the Leominster Flood Alleviation Scheme at Osborne Place on 1 October 2013. To ensure public safety, Herefordshire Council has issued a footpath closure notice on behalf of the Environment Agency starting 1 October. The work is expected to take six weeks depending on conditions. The […]

  • 2 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV’s experts will discuss the successes of the Moray and Littlehaven flood risk alleviation schemes at a conference in Scotland this week (3 and 4 February 2015). Royal HaskoningDHV’s Associate Director Barbara Hellett will co-deliver a presentation on the Moray Flood Schemes, together with Dave Gowans, consultancy manager with project partner the Moray Council. […]

  • 21 January 2021
    Operations & Maintenance

    The Environment Agency, in partnership with Lewes District Council, is putting finishing touches to the Newhaven flood alleviation scheme. The scheme, estimated to cost around £18 million, will reduce the risk of flooding to approximately 430 homes and 390 businesses in and around the East Sussex town of Newhaven. According to the latest update, the […]

  • 5 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Independent TD Seán Canney said he has met with Minister Patrick O’Donovan to “flesh out a proposal” to create a Local Improvement Scheme for rivers and channels in need of dredging. “I have requested the Minister for the OPW Patrick O ’Donovan TD to organize a meeting of all TD’s along the River Shannon basin […]

  • 8 October 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Construction works on the £3.7 million flood scheme in Stokesley, North Yorks, are now underway, according to the Environment Agency. The Stokesley Flood Alleviation Scheme is part of the current 6 year capital investment programme. Under the programme, the government will invest £2.6bn to better protect 300,000 homes from flooding and coastal erosion. The contractor […]

  • 15 September 2020
    Project & Tenders

    The £2.7 million Ponteland Flood Alleviation Scheme in Northumberland, England, is the first project in the country to get off the ground out of the 22 flood defence projects to benefit from a £170 million government funding boost. The investment brings forward work on flood defence schemes across the country which will drive economic growth […]

  • 3 August 2020
    Authorities & Government

    Richmond MP Rishi Sunak visited Stokesley on Friday, 31 July to learn more about the town’s new £3.7m Flood Alleviation Scheme. During the visit, Mr Sunak was shown around areas of the town that will benefit from the scheme by representatives from the Environment Agency. Earlier this month, the government unveiled its long-term plan to […]

  • 28 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Construction begins on the £4.8 million Marton West Beck Flood Alleviation Scheme that will protect properties in central Middlesbrough against flooding from the beck, the sea, and surface water. The project is being delivered by the Environment Agency and Middlesbrough Council, and was initiated by the Northumbria Regional Flood and Coastal Committee. The contractor working […]

  • 26 June 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The Environment Agency announced today that contractors working on surveys for the Tadcaster flood alleviation scheme will be in the town over the coming weeks. The EA has been working with flood engineer specialists to develop the plans since the government committed to invest £9 million in the scheme last autumn. Following the completion of […]

  • 19 June 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    BAM Nuttall Ltd has just announced that work is back on track to improve flood protection in a section of the York Flood Alleviation Scheme. According to the release, construction work is starting again to improve flood defences in the Lower Bootham area in a bid to help better protect 134 properties. The flood alleviation […]

  • 21 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Work has started on the next stage of a major scheme to reduce the risk of flooding in Leeds, BAM Nuttall Ltd reports.  Construction on the second phase of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme will see flood defenses being built on the River Aire upstream of Leeds Station as part of a catchment wide approach […]

  • 14 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Properties in Godalming, Surrey, England, will be better protected from flooding thanks to a brand new flood alleviation scheme. The construction of the scheme cost approximately £4.5 million and the Environment Agency contributed approximately a third of the cost, through government grant-in-aid. Godalming flood alleviation scheme was officially unveiled Friday, October 11th 2019, by the […]

  • 16 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    VBA, a joint venture between VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business, has been awarded a £2m project by Cumbria County Council with additional funding from the Environment Agency, the Regional Flood and Coastal Committee and Keswick Flood Action Group, to help protect properties in the Penrith Road and Ambleside area of Keswick from flooding. […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Environment Secretary Theresa Villiers announced Tuesday, 10 September, a new round of flood defense investment for communities across Yorkshire, Cumbria, the North East and the South East of England. Thirteen projects across England will benefit from a share of over £62 million, which as well as helping develop existing flood defenses, reported the Environment Agency. […]

  • 3 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Cllr Susan Hinchcliffe, the Chair of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, has called on the Government to commit £141 million to support new flood defense works to protect thousands of homes and businesses as well as vital infrastructure across Leeds City Region. Hinchcliffe has written to ministers ahead of Wednesday’s Spending Review asking for financial […]

  • 2 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work on a £2 million scheme to help protect the Yorkshire coast town of Whitby from tidal flooding is now underway and is expected to be completed by the end of spring 2020, Scarborough Borough Council reports.  The flood alleviation project will involve the construction of a flood wall, 303 meters long with an average […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction of a multi-million pound scheme to protect thousands of homes and businesses in Hull from flooding from the Humber has been given the go ahead, informs the Environment Agency. The £42 million flood alleviation scheme, approved by Hull’s planning committee earlier this month, has now had final sign off from the Secretary of State […]

  • 7 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Plans for the second phase of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme have been put forward, according to the Environment Agency. Leeds City Council has worked alongside the Environment Agency to put forward a planning application for phase two of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme, which will invest £112.1 million in flood prevention measures for areas upstream […]

  • 4 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Work has started on a flood alleviation scheme to protect residents and businesses in Llanberis, Gwynedd, after £1.3 million of grant funding was approved by the Welsh Government. Environment Minister, Hannah Blythyn, announced the funding during a visit to the area to see the work already underway through the scheme, which will reduce the risk […]

  • 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 […]