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What is a Flood Risk Activity Permit and why do I need one?

In conjunction with the Environment Agency, the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs have deemed the need for a Flood Risk Activity Permit as necessary under legislation (as of 6th April 2016), depending on the characteristics of the...



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The Government’s Flood Resilience Review

In late 2016 two official government reports were released; the first of which being the National Flood Resilience Review, published in September 2016. This report incorporated a review of extreme flood scenarios against existing flood model outputs, alongside a...



After the storm – UK, post Storm Brian

After the storm – UK, post Storm Brian

The United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland were subject to torrential rain and strong winds this weekend as a result of Storm Brian. Whilst not as extensive as previously feared, Storm Brian exacerbated flooding and disruption in areas that...



Taming The Flood – a new book

In Jeremy Purseglove’s newly available edition of ‘Taming the Flood’, the environmentalist reflected on harnessing nature rather than attempting to supress it, in regards to facing the environmental disasters which pose threat to us today. Purseglove, who works as...



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