After intense rainfall in South Birmingham in June this year, localised flooding quickly spread in and around the University of Birmingham. We found an article with some great investigation into whether the cause was due to rivers overtopping their banks (fluvial flooding) or just a failure of surface water drainage (pluvial flooding). Read the River Management article.
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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…