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Communities affected by groundwater flooding

Communities in Dorset, Hampshire, Berkshire, Oxfordshire, Kent, Wiltshire, Surrey and West Sussex are prone to suffering from groundwater flooding. It has been estimated by the British Geological Survey that 122,000 to 290,000 properties in England lie in areas at...


How to prepare for a flood – Protect your home and family

Flood is a nightmare that has become a reality in recent years for so many homeowners across Britain.  Precious possessions bobbing on filthy water, the very fabric of the house sodden, in need of months of drying and renovation;...


Why are floodplains important? A guide for developers.

It’s an uneasy balance – finding land for much-needed new housing while allowing nature to do what it has always done, to our advantage.  Some say that with careful planning and adequate flood defences developing floodplains is safe and...


Rare ‘Supermoon’ threatened flooding along UK coastline

Rare ‘Supermoon’ threatened flooding in the capital and along the UK coastline. On Saturday, August 29 2015 the UK experienced a so-called ‘supermoon’ a popular term for when the moon is at its closest in its elliptical orbit around...


Welsh Government consultation on Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS)

Awaiting the outcome from the Welsh Governments consultation on its proposed interim non-statutory standards for Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS). In early February 2015, the Welsh Government launched a consultation for interim non-statutory standards for sustainable urban drainage (SuDS) –...



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