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.
Council leaders have issued advice on how to prepare for flash flooding, as Storm Angus continues to hit parts of the country.
MPs have demanded a complete ‘overhaul’ of the Environment Agency’s role in flood management—a move environmentalists have dubbed a ‘terrible idea’.
More than 15,000 homes and businesses in the north of England were hit by floods last winter, according to the latest survey.
The Government has set aside £12.5m for new temporary flood defences in England after finding more than 500 key infrastructure sites were still vulnerable.