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  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Construction on long-awaited flood alleviation schemes in Louth and Horncastle is set to start this month. Planning permission for both schemes has been granted, archaeological surveys of the sites are being carried out, and construction will begin shortly. The £6.5m Louth project and the £8.1m Horncastle project are funded and delivered by a partnership of […]

  • 26 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Plans to build a permanent flood protection scheme in Severn Stoke are edging closer following agreement from local landowners, it was confirmed this week. A community-led scheme is under consideration to protect homes and businesses in the flood plain of the river Severn as well as the vital A38 link road. A flood action group […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Lessons learnt from last winter’s floods have helped build a new approach so the nation is better prepared and more resilient to flooding, according to the UK Government’s Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs. Improved rain and flood modelling, a significant increase in new temporary flood defenses and greater protection to infrastructure were all outlined […]

  • 3 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Residents and business owners have ultimate peace of mind from flooding thanks to the opening of a £37 million scheme designed by Royal HaskoningDHV. The Forres (River Findhorn and Pilmuir) scheme completes the flood protection for the town of Forres which has suffered regular inundation from the River Findhorn and Mosset Burn. Royal HaskoningDHV, working […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Governor Pat Quinn has announced investments for stormwater control projects in Blue Island from his Illinois Jobs Now! capital construction program. The announcement is part of Governor Quinn’s agenda to protect the environment by modernizing Illinois’ water infrastructure, create jobs and drive Illinois’ economy forward. “It’s important that all of Illinois’ communities are protected from […]

  • 20 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency will be hosting two exhibitions during November 2015 to share their latest plans with the community about the Newhaven flood alleviation scheme. The EA, together with Lewes District Council, is working to develop a scheme that will reduce flood risk from the sea and the river along the Ouse valley. The scheme will cover […]

  • 13 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The £45 million Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme (FAS) is one of the largest river flood defense schemes in the country. It will see major construction work along the River Aire in the city center and Holbeck extending 4.3km between Leeds train station and Thwaite Mills. The scheme includes the installation of innovative movable weirs at […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency, Exeter City Council and Devon County Council are working together to improve flood defenses and reduce flood risk to Exeter by 2018. A £30 million scheme that is being constructed in two phases will reduce flood risk to approximately 3,000 homes and businesses throughout the city. The Agency submitted a planning application to Exeter City Council on […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    New flood defenses will benefit Kent, Hampshire and Sussex to the tune of over £330 million, the government announced today. Homes in Sandwich, Whitstable, Yalding and Shoreham-by-Sea will be better protected from floods thanks to an unprecedented six-year £2.3 billion flood defense program. The new flood defense scheme in Shoreham-by-Sea, just one of 170 schemes […]

  • 15 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency is working with Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), Adur District Council and West Sussex County Council to reduce the risk of flooding to Shoreham-by-Sea and Lancing. The scheme is separated into 10 reaches, or lengths of the estuarine bank. The design of the defenses varies between the reaches as they […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Federal Member for Farrer, Sussan Ley, yesterday joined with Griffith City Mayor, John Dal Broi, to inspect the site for $1.2 million in works to help protect the Yenda community from future major flooding events. Funded as part of a Commonwealth/NSW National Partnership Agreement on National Disaster Resilience, Griffith City will receive funding for two […]

  • 16 July 2012

    AS flooding continues to pose environmental challenge in Lagos, the state authorities have risen to the occasion through the procurement of multi-capacity equipment, which will be used for free flow of water channels. Recently torrential rains, has led to overflowing rivers, canals and floods, which is caused by shallow water canals caused by silting and […]

  • 18 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Progress is being made towards greater flood protection for Ellon, Insch, Inverurie and Port Elphinstone, with the appointment of a consultant to undertake the flood studies, announced yesterday the Aberdeenshire Council. On May 12, 2016, Aberdeenshire Council’s Infrastructure Services Committee (ISC) approved the Local Flood Risk Management Plan for North East Local Plan District 2016 – […]

  • 23 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Twenty million people in forty catchment areas worldwide that are better protected against water and have access to sufficient, clean water, is the goal of the new Blue Deal program that has been launched simultaneously in the Hague, the Netherlands, and at Dutch Pavilion of the World Water Forum in Brasil. As the Dutch water sector […]

  • 5 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Two flood alleviation schemes backed by West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s Investment Committee, at their meeting Wednesday, 3 January, will help reduce the risk of flooding for hundreds of homes and businesses across Leeds City Region, and protect land for new development. The Natural Flood Management Program and Wyke Beck Valley Project will be developed with […]

  • 1 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Constant flooding and erosion had been causing some serious problems for Merthyr Tydfil Council who manage an old reclaimed tip site, close to the village of Bedlinog in the Taff Bargoed Valley. Salix was brought in to do a full site analysis, design and implementation of a restoration scheme which would slow the flow of […]

  • 15 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Federal flood control projects and navigation improvements in Mississippi will be funded by the State, according to U.S. Senator Thad Cochran. Senator Cochran yesterday reported that more than $400 million in disaster relief has been approved by Congress to address flood damage that occurred in the Lower Mississippi River Valley in the winter and spring of […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    A new community boat has arrived in Somerset to be kept on standby in case of any future flooding emergencies. This boat, complete with engine and trailer, has been funded by Somerset County Council with support from South Somerset District Council, and purchased through the Wheelyboat Trust. During the severe flooding of 2014, the village […]

  • 23 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Cobourg will host a public information meeting for the Midtown Creek Flood Control Ponding Area and Kerr Street Extension to Division Street West to the railway spur, Class Environmental Assessment (EA). The town is conducting a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (Class EA) study to assess the available measures for providing flood protection […]

  • 1 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Otago Regional Council has just announced that the flood mitigation works along the Water of Leith, between the Union Street Bridge and the Leith Street Footbridge, will start shortly. Being conducted as part of the Leith Flood Protection Scheme, this project will involve riverbank excavation and associated works. These works will take place between January and […]

  • 5 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    More properties in Roma will be better protected from flooding with approval granted for Stage 2 of the Roma Flood Mitigation Project, the Queensland Government said in its latest release. Acting Premier and Minister for Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning, Jackie Trad, approved the development application following a comprehensive reassessment. The Acting Premier called in […]

  • 1 June 2020

    The Lagos State Government announced last week that the ongoing clearing and dredging of all drainage channels across the state will continue until September. During an inspection tour, the Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Mr Tunji Bello, stated that the cleaning have been designed to ensure that water flows through all the drainage […]

  • 22 July 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The Environment Agency has started works to repair a 40 metre slip on a flood defence embankment in Doncaster, which was damaged by last November’s floods. The £1.6 million works at Wheatley Park are expected to be complete by August and are part of an overall £32 million package of repair works across Yorkshire. According […]

  • 26 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    A public hearing will take place in March to consider outstanding objections to a Flood Protection Scheme (FPS) for the town of Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire Council just announced. Following a consultation on the scheme, 12 objections were received – four were resolved through negotiation but the others remain outstanding. The scheme is designed to reduce future flood […]

  • 1 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Following the success of the first event, the second FLOODEX show will take place 17th – 18th May 2017, at the Peterborough Arena. The FLOODEX is the trade event for flood defense and the water level management (WLM) sector looking at flood defense, prevention, mitigation and drainage. Exhibitors will capitalize on two days of networking opportunities, with […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    First Selectman Mike Tetreau has announced that the Town of Fairfield will host a Public Informational Meeting regarding the Riverside Drive Coastal Resiliency Planning Grant on Tuesday, July 12th at 7:00 pm in Seminar Room 295 A&B at the Board of Education Administrative Offices in Fairfield. At the meeting, the public will hear about the progress that has been […]