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  • 24 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environmental Protection is partnering with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to host a meeting next week to gather input on a comprehensive study that will evaluate ways to better protect Back Bays and other tidal coastal areas from storms and flooding. USACE and DEP are launching the three-year Back Bays Flood Risk […]

  • 9 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Innovation in Flood Risk Management in the UK seminar will take place on October 4, in London. The seminar, organized by CIRIA, will cover the benefits and approaches to innovation in flood risk management. This includes innovations in engagement with communities and stakeholders, as well as the planning, design and maintenance of flood risk management […]

  • 19 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in cooperation with the City of Lander, will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at the City Hall in Lander. The purpose of the meeting is to gather input on the recently initiated Popo Agie River flood risk management feasibility study. The public meeting will run […]

  • 23 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    A plan setting out which local communities are most at risk from flooding and what is to be done to reduce that risk was published yesterday, according to the Aberdeenshire Council. The North East Local Flood Risk Management Plan (LFRMP) has been produced under the Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Act 2009, which provides a strategic framework […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    At the meeting of the Dumfries and Galloway Council’s Economy, Environment and Infrastructure (EEI) committee on 14 June, Members will note the approval of the local Flood Risk Management Plan. The plan will be published on 22 June. As a result, the development and delivery of flood protection schemes at Langholm and Newton Stewart (as well […]

  • 17 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, is evaluating a Department of the Army (DA) permit application from the City of Grafton for the proposed Grafton Flood Risk Reduction Project. The application is being evaluated under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act which regulates the discharge of dredged or fill material in waters of the […]

  • 11 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The River Ouseburn has been diverted as part of a major scheme to tackle flooding in Brunton Park, Newcastle. Northumbrian Water and the Environment Agency began the £7 million joint flood reduction scheme in October 2014. Work has involved installing 380 meters of new river channel to divert the flow of the Ouseburn from the […]

  • 2 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Improvements to flood defenses are underway this week as the Environment Agency starts work on a new wall to protect residents from flooding in the village of Glenridding in Cumbria. The new flood defense wall, which will be 140 meters in length and a meter above the ground, is designed to provide flood protection to […]

  • 23 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The city of Schuyler, the Lower Platte North Natural Resources District, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, partnered on a project to reduce flood risks to the city of Schuyler, Nebraska. Schuyler, the county seat for Colfax County, is subject to flooding from three major sources of water – Shell Creek, Lost Creek […]

  • 3 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has just released new update on the Perry Barr and Witton flood risk management scheme. The scheme is 1 of 6 separate projects that take forward the recommendations of the River Tame flood risk management strategy. In order to reduce the delay to the Perry Barr and Witton scheme construction, the Environment Agency is building the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has completed a flood defense scheme to reduce the risk of flooding in parts of Tonbridge. The 320-meter long flood defense runs parallel to the River Medway, and will work in conjunction with existing flood defense walls in Tonbridge town center and the Leigh Flood Storage Area. Lisa Lennox, Asset Performance Team […]

  • 4 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Minister Melanie Schultz van Haegen (Infrastructure and the Environment) and Hubert Bruls, Mayor of Nijmegen, pulled a life-size thumb out of a dyke yesterday to illustrate the fact that the River Waal now has more room around Nijmegen. As a result, the water level of the river has dropped by 34 centimeters. The Nijmegen Room […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Northumberland County Council is due to adopt a local flood risk management strategy for the county. The council will work to further develop flood resistance and resilience measures to protect residents and home owners against the effects of severe weather incidents in the future. The strategy will complement the council’s current flood risk management approach, […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Natural Resources Wales is clearing approximately 1,500 tonnes of gravel from underneath the Bont Fawr in Dolgellau to stop it blocking the arches in the bridge. During heavy rain, this could cause the water to back up, threatening the town with flooding. The work is in addition to the almost-completed £5.6 million scheme to build new […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency will hold two drop-in sessions to discuss options for reducing flood risk in Coggeshall, Feering and Kelvedon. The three villages suffered from significant flooding in 2001, and more recently in 2012 and 2014. This increased frequency of flooding, together with a new policy for funding flood risk management schemes has prompted a review […]

  • 15 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Urgent work is being carried out to remove gravel which is blocking the flow of water in a Gwynedd river.  Natural Resources Wales (NRW) is removing 60,000 tonnes of gravel from the River Dysynni as it enters the Dysynni Estuary, in order to protect properties in Tywyn from potential flooding. The blockage has reduced the […]

  • 15 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, is working with its partners to deepen and widen the channel of the Little Mill Creek in New Castle County, DE. USACE is excavating and removing approximately 30,000 cubic yards of material as part of the project which is designed to reduce flooding. Work involves widening of […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is hosting a workshop in Minot, North Dakota, on April 13, to discuss methods available to reduce flood risks. The workshop will focus on developing strategies to reduce flood risks to individual structures in flood-prone areas. “We’re looking forward to discussing the options property owners have to reduce their […]

  • 3 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has adopted the River Roding Flood Risk Management Strategy that will manage the flood risk in the catchment over the next 100 years.  The strategy area covers the River Roding from its source at Molehill Green in Essex to the tidal limit at the A118 in Wanstead. It also includes the tributaries of the […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Nearly 70 people attended a local event on Thursday, 19 February 2015, at Saffron Walden Town Hall to find out about work being undertaken by the Environment Agency and the risks of flooding in Saffron Walden. Liz Taylor, Flood Risk Advisor for the Environment Agency, said: “We were really pleased that so many people came […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers appropriations for fiscal year 2015 will provide more than $141 million for Sacramento District flood risk reduction, ecosystem restoration, and operations and maintenance work in the Central Valley. In addition to work plan funding for Natomas levee improvements design, President Barack Obama’s proposed fiscal year 2016 budget, released February […]

  • 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. […]

  • 2 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following the January 2014 floods, the Environment Agency has been working with their partners (Oxfordshire County Council, Oxford City Council, Vale of White Horse District Council, Thames Water and the Oxford Flood Alliance) to explore and test all options for a technically, environmentally and financially viable scheme that will reduce flood risk to residents and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has agreed the largest single flood risk management contract, a £300 million programme that will reduce flood risk in London and the Thames estuary. The £300 million Thames Estuary Asset Management Programme will deliver the first 10 years of capital investment in flood risk management schemes as recommended by the Thames Estuary 2100 […]