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The Government needs to help homes and communities become more resilient to flood damage rather than focus on keeping the water out, charity says.
Belfast City Council has appointed a new commissioner to help the city prepare for any scenario that might prevent it from functioning properly.
Local communities could have more say in how rivers are managed after a consultation which aims to transfer ‘flood risk management activities’ to district councils.
The Environment Agency has for the first time published all of the evidence about the role of natural flood management in reducing flood risk in one place.
A Yorkshire council has welcomed the Government’s announcement of £30m of funding for a major flood defence scheme.
A shocking 90% of the country’s floodplains are not fit for purpose, according to a new study.
MPs have criticised the Government’s ‘sub-standard’ approach to sustainable drainage (SuDs) for failing to protect communities from flood risk.
MPs have accused the Government of ‘missing opportunities’ to act on an environment committee’s report warning of ‘ineffective’ flood management.
The lack of a clear government policy is holding up 'natural' methods of flood management, according to campaigners.
Ian Carr outlines how councils can ensure they have an effective flood response plan in place.