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21 November 2016
A good summary of flood zones by Ambiental discussed in their blog, here. They look into what a flood zone is, what is really meant in terms of flood risk and how this seemingly simple classification can affect what you can or can’t do on a site in terms of planning.
14 November 2016
The legal complexities of SUDS which continues to hinder their development. Discussed in an article on DF Today, read here.
12 November 2016
Interesting article to read here from countryfile.com But the solution can be technology as well, EGRP provides results similar to those of tree planting but with results in 12 weeks rather than 12 years.
11 November 2016
Some good Advuice here from JBA Consulting. “These are all questions you might be asking yourself when you see the term Flood Emergency Plan but Sophie Dusting, one of our flood emergency planners, is on hand to help by sharing her expertise in planning for a flood response. Read More.
08 November 2016
Do you have a watercourse, such as a ditch, stream or river running through, or alongside, your property? If so, you are probably responsible for its maintenance and in legal terms you are a ‘riparian owner’. Read more.
03 November 2016
Did you know that 100,000 young people live in an area at risk of flooding? But only 75% of 18-24 year olds checked if they are at risk in the last year? This is just one of the headlines from a survey showing how everyone needs to become more #floodaware. Read more.
02 November 2016
Interesting article in on www.parliament.uk in which MPs from the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee are calling for an overhaul of flood management in England to tackle the rising risk to communities from climate change in a report on Future flood prevention. View here.
01 November 2016
Before The Flood is a must see film which has premiered on the National Geographic Channel, made by filmmaker Fisher Stevens, Leonardo DiCaprio has travelled the world for the last three years speaking to scientists and world leaders about the dramatic effects of climate change. Watch and find out more 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…