Failure to manage the risks of flooding and coastal erosion in a sustainable way will lead to continued loss of life and property, extensive damage to the UK economy and ongoing misery for millions of people. The winter of 2013/14 was the wettest on record with over 7,800 homes and nearly 3,000 commercial properties flooded. Whilst the outcome would have been far worse without the measures that were put in place, the public outcry indicated a dissatisfaction with the current approach. Read the ‘Breaking the Bank’ report.
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BBC News - Builders 'behind UK flooding risk' bbc.co.uk/news/science-e… Shortcomings not just on SUDS but also on property flood resilience