Northumbrian Water has said the multimillion-pound flood protection schemes on Teesside were “overwhelmed” during torrential rain on Friday. Homeowners in Redcar criticised a water storage system, completed last year, after 60 homes were flooded. Aquobex concludes that if design criteria was stated for each flood defence scheme, people would be able to determine whether they need to take their own further measures. Read the full story here.
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Should this apply in the UK too? Congress Calls for Greater Transparency of Flood Risks on.nrdc.org/2rzSjTZ via @nrdc
Scepticism is fine if backed up with knowledge. The reality is we are seeing more flooding, more intense rainfall &… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…