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  • 10 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Minister for Environment, Hannah Blythyn, has delivered a major boost to residents and businesses of St Asaph after officially opening a £6m flood alleviation scheme in the city. The new flood scheme will reduce the risk of flooding from the River Elwy to 293 homes and 121 businesses, Welsh Government said in its release. […]

  • 27 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) Awards – which were presented in London on 21 June – recognize projects that have had a major impact in terms of benefiting nature. The Rugeley scheme, carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, was highly commended in the Best Practice Award for Small […]

  • 22 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Initial sketches of how the next phase of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme to reduce flood risk in the city could look were released yesterday. The indicative images offer early examples of how elements of the scheme could look to reduce flood risk upstream of the city centre including the Kirkstall corridor which was badly […]

  • 19 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Plans to construct flood walls at an industrial estate in Mytholmroyd to provide better protection for both businesses and residents have been approved by Calderdale Flood Recovery and Resilience Partnership Board, reports the Environment Agency. They have given the go ahead for walled defenses at Greenhill Industrial Estate as part of the £30m Mytholmroyd Flood […]

  • 14 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    More than 500 homes and businesses in Cumbria will be better protected from flooding thanks to a new £9.5 million scheme completed by the Environment Agency. According to the EA, the Town Beck Flood Alleviation Scheme in Ulverston, Cumbria, will reduce flood risk to more than 400 homes and more than 100 businesses, as well […]

  • 20 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    People living and working in Mytholmroyd will have a chance to meet the construction team who are building the flood defense scheme to protect 400 homes and businesses in the village. A construction open day is being held at Mytholmroyd Community Centre on Thursday 22 March, 11am – 8pm, for members of the community to […]

  • 12 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Sinn Féin Foyle MLA, Karen Mullan, said in its latest announcement that she has welcomed progress from the Department for Infrastructure on carrying out assessments to identify potential flood risks in the Ivy Mead area of Derry. A number of homes were severely damaged in the aftermath of adverse flooding that took place in areas […]

  • 9 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The £120 million Oxford flood alleviation scheme, which will reduce flood risk to homes, businesses, and transport in the surrounding area, has moved a step closer, reports the Environment Agency. The Oxford project partnership has just announced that it has secured the funding for the scheme, which will include at least 5 hectares of new habitat […]

  • 8 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Planning applications for the main elements of the Mytholmroyd Flood Scheme have now been submitted, according to the Calderdale Council latest update. The residents can view plans of the Flood Alleviation Scheme and talk to the Environment Agency at its surgeries being held in the Community Centre from 12pm to 3pm on Tuesday and from 9am […]

  • 29 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    A £21 million flood defense scheme to better protect hundreds of businesses in Sheffield’s Lower Don Valley opened on Thursday, 25 January. The new flood alleviation scheme will benefit more than 500 businesses and safeguard around five thousand jobs, key roads in and out of the city and homes along a five mile stretch of […]

  • 3 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    A flood prevention scheme in Somerset, which opened during autumn 2017, has been called into action three times in recent weeks, Team Van Oord (TVO) said in their latest announcement.  A new 2km-long flood alleviation channel, created as part of the Cannington Flood Defense Scheme, operated three times over the festive period – including Christmas […]

  • 29 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency is continuing work on the Marlow flood alleviation scheme that is designed to reduce the impact of flooding to 287 properties. Since the last update and a flood defense wall was built along the Thames Path, the EA has also completed the installation of steel sheet piling to continue the flood defense towards […]

  • 28 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    People living in Mytholmroyd are being consulted over which one of two finishes they would prefer for a flood defense wall being built in the Calderdale village. The Environment Agency announced today that Mytholmroyd residents can vote on which wall finish they would prefer as part of the new £30m flood alleviation scheme in their village. […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has just announced the completion of its work on the west bank of the River Ouse as part of a major flood defense scheme. The Newhaven flood alleviation scheme has been developed in partnership with Lewes District Council, East Sussex County Council, the Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and South East […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    A flood scheme which will reduce flood risk to more than 140 properties in Much Wenlock, Shropshire, was officially launched on 10 November, 2017, the Environment Agency said in their latest release. The project, carried out by the contractor Griffiths, was supported by EA and funded through Flood Defense Grant in Aid by the Severn and […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The official launch of the Cannington Flood Defense Scheme in Somerset, which reduces flood risk to 200 homes, took place on Wednesday, September 27. This is the first project to be delivered through the Somerset Design and Build Package by Team Van Oord (a joint venture of Kier Group Mackley Van Oord and Royal HaskoningDHV), working […]

  • 21 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Proposals for the second phase of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme are going on show this month to communities upstream of the city center, announced today the Environment Agency. A series of drop in events are being held in Kirkstall, Horsforth, Rodley and Apperley Bridge areas of Leeds, giving residents the opportunity to view options to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has just announced that the multi-million pound Lustrum Beck Flood Alleviation Scheme in Stockton-on-Tees has been officially opened. The EA and Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council have worked together on the £3 million award-winning scheme, which included replacing Londonderry Bridge and building new flood walls along the beck. An official opening event on 26 July […]

  • 10 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal HaskoningDHV’s flood defenses for five locations in Moray have been put to the test following heavy rain across the area. The flood event came just three months after the official opening of the £84 million Elgin scheme, the largest flood alleviation scheme in Scotland and last of five schemes in the Moray Flood Alleviation […]

  • 20 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is about to hold a number of drop-ins this month, allowing the public to give their views on plans to reduce flood risk in the Calder Valley. According to EA, people will have the opportunity to find out about the work the Environment Agency and partners including Calderdale Council, Canal and Rivers […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency and their partners are working together to develop a flood alleviation scheme to reduce flood risk to properties, transport links and infrastructure in Oxford. The scheme will involve lowering parts of the floodplain and widening some of the existing rivers and streams that run through it, to increase capacity for flood water […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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, […]

  • 22 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Welsh Government is making nearly three quarters of a million pounds available to help reduce the risk of flooding to homes and businesses in Little Haven. The funding, announced yesterday by the Welsh Government, will contribute 85% towards the cost of construction of the flood alleviation scheme, a grant value of £729,348 towards the […]