Spending on flood protection in England is “insufficient” to maintain defences, the National Audit Office (NAO) has warned. It said half of the country’s defences were being maintained to a “minimal level”, and were likely to “deteriorate faster”. The NAO also said spending on them had been cut in real terms between 2010/11 and 2014/15. The government said it was spending “more than ever before” on resources. Read the BBC story.
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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…