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  • 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 […]

  • 25 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    JacksonHyder has begun construction works on the £18 million Newhaven flood alleviation scheme. The Environment Agency, in partnership with Lewes District Council, developed the Newhaven flood alleviation scheme in order to reduce flood risk from the sea and the river along the Ouse valley. The majority of funding for this project is coming from the Environment Agency […]

  • 11 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A major engineering project which protects thousands of Morpeth residents from flooding has scooped a prestigious national award. The Morpeth Flood Alleviation Scheme was named Project of the Year in this year’s ‘Constructing Excellence Awards’ which recognize the very best companies, collaborations and projects, sharing best practice and inspiring others to adopt new and better […]

  • 29 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency will hold a public drop in session on Thursday, September 8th 2016, for the local community to find out more about the Marlow flood alleviation scheme and the advanced works that will be starting in September 2016. The drop-in session will be held between 4pm and 7.30pm at the Liston Hall in Marlow. The […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Northumbria Regional Flood and Coastal Committee (NRFCC) has launched its business plan for 2016/17, which will include more than £24 million for work at Blyth, Killingworth, Hartlepool Headland Walls and Greatham South. It also announced in its 2015/16 annual report that it’s overseen 125 projects costing £27 million over the past year. The upcoming […]

  • 20 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Minister Seán Canney, TD, Minister of State with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works and Flood Relief, has announced the appointment of Wills Bros. Ltd as civil engineering contractor for the construction of the Bandon Flood Relief scheme. “I am delighted to announce the appointment of a civil engineering contractor for the construction […]

  • 1 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency is nearing completion of a £15.3 million flood alleviation scheme to reduce the risk of flooding from Salmons Brook in north London. The scheme will be formally opened soon by Amanda Nobbs, Chair of the Thames Regional Flood and Coastal Committee. Parts of Edmonton and Enfield have historically had a high risk […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency is currently working on a number of different schemes that will address the flood and coastal erosion risk in England. The main aim of these efforts is to reduce the risk to communities and protect property. The measures needed for each location are considered on a case by case basis.   Some of the measures may […]

  • 9 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Flood defenses to protect Aylesbury’s Willows estate will be out on display on Saturday, September 12. The defenses aim to stop the kind of deluge that flooded 79 homes on the estate in the severe storms of winter 2013/14. Nearly half a mile of emergency flood defense barrier has been bought from a £340,000 repair […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work to improve flood defenses in parts of Skipton town center in North Yorkshire are set to start in September and local residents and business owners are being invited to a drop-in meeting to see how it will affect them. Four sites in the town center have been targeted for improvements as part of the […]

  • 24 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Teesside’s Transporter Bridge will reopen to traffic on Monday, July 27th 2015, after vital flood defense work was carried out by the Environment Agency. The bridge was closed to cars and other road vehicles to allow for road raising to take place as part of the Port Clarence flood alleviation scheme. A 35-meter section of […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency, in partnership with Lewes District Council, is continuing works on a £9 million Newhaven flood alleviation scheme that is aimed to reduce flood risk from the sea and the river along the Ouse valley. In May, the Agency’s contractors carried out some ground investigation works to help them better understand the ground conditions where defenses […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The government is bringing forward more than £8 million of the six-year flood defense program announced in December to better protect more than 3,000 homes from flooding sooner than planned in the West Midlands. Four brand new schemes have been given the green light as part of the long-term investment program and work will start […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency is currently working on a £15.3 million flood alleviation scheme that will reduce the risk of flooding from Salmons Brook in north London. This multi-site scheme will protect 1,393 properties (2,587 homes, as some of the properties are flats). Of these, 727 homes will see their flood risk reduce to a 1.3% (1-in-75) […]

  • 25 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    This winter, Morpeth homes and business are better protected than ever from the threat of flooding from the River Wansbeck. Construction of new flood defenses in Morpeth town centre, as part of the multi-million pound flood alleviation scheme, is now complete. Since early 2013, contractors working on behalf of the Environment Agency and Northumberland County […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      Homes in Much Wenlock, Broadway, Childswickham and Murcot will be better protected from floods thanks to an unprecedented six-year £2.3 billion flood defense program, benefiting Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Gloucestershire and Warwickshire to the tune of over £12 million. Improvements to the scheme in Leominster, just one of 66 projects in Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Gloucestershire […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    New flood defenses will benefit homes in the Thames Valley to the tune of nearly £300 million, the government announced yesterday.  The new flood defense scheme in Oxford, just one of 162 schemes in the Thames Valley that received the green light yesterday, is worth over £100 million and will protect over 3,000 homes. Government funding […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dedicated to supporting all professionals working in flood prevention, management and recovery, the first ever “Flood Defence And Prevention Expo” will be held at ExCeL London on December 4 and 5. “Flood Defence And Prevention Expo” is both a problem solving conference and a solutions exhibition that will feature many of the world’s leading flood prevention […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Leaders of all the agencies working to reduce the risk and impact of flooding have welcomed Government investment of up to £13 million for works as part of Somerset Flood Action Plan. The planned works include increasing the capacity of the Sowy, land management and further dredging. The money is part of the Growth Fund and […]

  • 10 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Environment Agency Chairman Lord Chris Smith was joined by representatives from Associated British Ports and North East Lincolnshire Council during a recent visit to see a new flood defence take shape near to Blundell Park in Cleethorpes. The works are part of the £20-million Grimsby Flood Alleviation Scheme. The scheme is being carried out by […]

  • 14 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Communities in southern, south west and central England remain at risk of flooding, with further heavy rain expected to affect the country today and tomorrow. Continued heavy rainfall means that flooding will remain for several days. Although water levels may fall throughout today, they are expected to rise again on the Thames and Severn, affecting […]

  • 13 February 2014

    As the Environment Agency continues to take action around the clock to reduce flood risk across the South East, communities are being warned to expect more flooding as further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next few days across the region. With more widespread heavy rain expected across the South East throughout the rest of […]

  • 7 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Stockton Council has welcomed news that the Government has made an allocation of more than £10 million to pay for flood defences at Port Clarence and Lustrum Beck. Stockton Council and the Environment Agency submitted the bids for Flood Defence Grant in Aid funding to enable flood defence and alleviation work to be undertaken. The […]

  • 25 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    On Monday 30 September the Environment Agency will begin to carry out repairs to the flood bank at Riverside Park in St Neots. The banks were created in 2009 when the new defences were installed as part of the St Neots Flood Alleviation Scheme to protect the town from flooding. Since then a trench has […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    A scheme to reduce flood risk to hundreds of homes on two Grimsby housing estates is to be completed in the next few days. Over the past 11 months, the Environment Agency has created a new flood defence bank on the New Cut Drain as part of its Freshney Washland Flood Alleviation Scheme. The defence […]