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  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    BAM Nuttall Mott Macdonald Joint Venture, set up to deliver coastal and fluvial works under the WEM (Water and Environment Management) framework, has been awarded a contract valued at £23 million by Leeds City Council, which it procured using the EA’s WEM Framework procurement facility. The aim of the scheme is to provide 1 in […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The World Resources Institute (WRI), Deltares and three other Dutch research organizations launched a four-year initiative yesterday at the UN Climate Summit in New York. This initiative is supported by the Government of the Netherlands, that will assess flood risks and recommend practical steps to reduce these risks in different geographic and socio-economic settings globally. Aqueduct […]

  • 22 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) was the host of the East of England Merit Awards 2015 last Thursday night at the British Racing School near Newmarket. ICE East of England presents its Merit Awards every year to celebrate and recognize outstanding civil engineering. This year’s top awards went to the M25 Section 5 and Huntingdon Railway Viaduct. Among […]

  • 30 November 2010

    A meeting to discuss the challenges posed by flooding and other waterway issues in Hampton will be held on Tuesday evening at the Hampton… By David Macaulay (dailypress) [mappress] Source: dailypress, November 30, 2010;

  • 10 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The crews are dredging the Kaplan City’s Sledge Canal, with the main goal to remove build-up debris which caused floods in some parts of the city last year. The City of Kaplan is partnering with the Coule Dejean Drainage Board in an effort to get the water flowing again in the canal, according to KATC […]

  • 30 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    When the Littlehampton Arun East Bank flood risk management scheme was completed in 2015, a section of the tidal wall was left undone as it was expected that it would be delivered as part of a private development. This did not happen so the Environment Agency is stepping in to replace this section of aging flood defense […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In the face of increasing flood risk in England and pressure on defenses, the Environment Agency has improved the cost effectiveness and prioritization of its flood risk spending. However, Defra and the Agency have limited resources and current spending is insufficient to meet many of the maintenance needs the Agency has identified for its flood […]

  • 10 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Senator John Hoeven met last week with Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, to impress on him the importance of comprehensive flood control for Minot and Ward County. The senator said it is vital that the general understands the importance of flood protection projects for the region and […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Thailand would be hosting Flood Control Asia 2013, Asia’s first Flood Control and Protection Technology Exhibition on 29 – 31 October 2013 at BITEC, Bangkok. Co-located with Asia Flood Conference 2013, this event would bring together professional flood protection companies and experts who will share ideas and showcase the latest technologies to tackle the persistent […]

  • 18 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, has announced a 10-year flood protection strategy designed to protect more than 10,000 homes. The plan is the result of grant funding totaling £420 million and follows an agreement reached between the Scottish Government and COSLA. “Earlier this year I saw first-hand the devastating effects of mother nature as […]

  • 1 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Mott MacDonald has been appointed by North Lincolnshire Council to design a £13 million flood defense scheme near Scunthorpe, UK. The company will undertake the detailed design of flood defenses, with associated ground investigation studies, for 3.6km of the River Trent between the M180 and the southern boundary of Keadby Bridge. Other services the consultancy will […]

  • 21 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The final part of the Environment Agency and Northumberland County Council’s multi-million pound flood scheme in Morpeth is complete. Work to construct Cotting Burn dam was the last piece of work on the multi-million pound flood scheme. The dam works alongside other flood protection measures to reduce flood risk to around 1,000 properties in Morpeth. To […]

  • 26 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Construction work on the Brechin Flood Prevention Scheme is well underway, with work ongoing from the Inch, along River Street and into the East Mill industrial estate. The most significant recent progress is on the new flood defense in River Street, where foundations are complete and the wall will soon be visible. Construction works remain […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Thailand will host Flood Control Asia 2013, Asia’s first Flood Control and Protection Technology Exhibition on 29 – 31 October 2013 at BITEC, Bangkok. Co-located with Asia Flood Conference 2013, this event would bring together professional flood protection companies and experts who will share ideas and showcase the latest technologies to tackle the persistent flood […]

  • 24 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is launching a major flood defense scheme in Hull after securing £36.5 million in Government funding. Work will begin this autumn on repairing flood defenses that lie within a 7.5km stretch of the River Hull. The first phase of the project will be complete by 2019, and additional phases of work will […]

  • 22 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Floods Minister Thérèse Coffey has marked the start of works on the £100 million Boston Barrier flood defense, breaking ground on an Environment Agency scheme that will protect 14,000 homes and businesses from tidal flooding. Work is already underway to dredge more than 5,000 cubic meters of silt from the Boston Haven to make way […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Environment Agency and Leicester City Council are working together to design and build a scheme which will reduce flood risk to approximately 4,700 properties in the city of Leicester through a series of flow improvements along the River Soar. There are approximately 7,000 residential and commercial properties at risk from river flooding in Leicester […]

  • 11 April 2012

    Allerdale Council has approved the plans for a £4.4m floods defence scheme for works in Cockermouth. The long-awaited project will provide the necessary safety measures for many homes and businesses. The scheme includes a self-rising flood barrier at Rubbybanks Road, the creation of new embankments, flood gates and higher flood walls along the River Derwent […]

  • 3 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Floods are considered the major natural hazard in the EU in terms of risk to people and assets. The most recent extensive springtime flooding in Central Europe seriously affected several German states and Czech regions and caused localised problems in 7 other countries in Europe. Catastrophic events such as hurricane Sandy in the USA (2012) […]

  • 2 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency, Devon County Council and Exeter City Council are working together to design and build a scheme which will reduce flood risk to the city of Exeter. Exeter has a long history of flooding, going back as far as the 13th century. The current flood defenses were built in the 1960s and 70s […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency in the South West has announced it is making good progress inspecting and repairing flood defences damaged during the winter storms and floods. More than 100 flood defence structures including river banks, pumping stations, sluices, gates and beach defences were damaged earlier this year in Somerset and Dorset after some of the […]

  • 18 December 2013

    The Warrington Mayor and local school children planted a tree today to mark the completion of the first phase of construction on one of the UK’s biggest flood defence schemes. The 1.5 km stretch of flood walls and embankments along Knutsford Rd have already proved their worth by protecting around 1,500 local homes and businesses […]

  • 28 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Work to repair flood defenses in a Northumberland town, which were damaged during the winter floods, is due to start next week, according to the Environment Agency. Repair work at Haydon Bridge will be carried out by the Environment Agency in two phases and will permanently repair flood defenses. The work, which is expected to be […]

  • 13 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency held 9 public drop-in events on the River Thames Scheme throughout August and September 2015. The River Thames Scheme is a proposed program of projects and investment to reduce flood risk in communities near Heathrow, including: Datchet, Wraysbury, Egham, Staines, Chertsey, Shepperton, Weybridge, Sunbury, Molesey, Thames Ditton, Kingston and Teddington. The River […]

  • 9 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Secretary and the Chief Executive of the Environment Agency were part of a delegation which yesterday, December 8, visited the the Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls scheme. Andrea Leadsom, Sir James Bevan and the local MP Tim Loughton were shown round the site, which is being delivered by Team Van Oord (TVO). “This £31 […]

  • 4 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ navigation mission is to provide safe, reliable, efficient and environmentally sustainable waterborne transportation systems (channels, harbors and waterways) for the movement of commerce, national security needs, and recreation. The Corps operates and maintains 140 navigation projects in the Great Lakes, including Cleveland Harbor. USACE closely monitored channel conditions in the […]