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Election 2019: Conservative Party Manifesto Pledges on Flooding and The Environment

In the lead up to the 2019 General Election, Unda reviews the major political parties’ manifestos with particular focus on how they attend to address the indirect issues which lead to increased flooding and their pledges to defend communities from...

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Cleaning Up After a Flood

While our work is geared very much around helping prevent flooding through flood mitigation and drainage strategy we know flooding can and does happen. Our work as flood risk consultants means we have to be aware of what flooding...

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The Best Flooding Videos

Flooding is certainly not a funny topic, it causes untold damage to property and peoples lives as well as killing and injuring thousands of people each year. However, flooding is certainly something that is hard to believe unless it...

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Sir James Bevan

It’s The Climate Emergency, Stupid

The Chief Executive of the Environment Agency, Sir James Bevan recently delivered a speech in London and made some very good points indeed! Stupid? Well, he wasn’t calling the audience stupid. The term “it’s the economy, stupid” came from...

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Flooding in UK Town

It’s Easy to Forget

….how bad flooding in the UK can be. As we approach the summer flooding is a long way from many of our minds. In fact, we are already seeing the cracked ground here in Sussex and we are all...

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Flooding, Business and Tourism

  When a town or area gets hit by a flood the damage can run far deeper than that inflicted by the water and what is left behind. While the clean up operations are painful and costly it is...

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Rising flood waters threaten homes in Gloucestershire in the UK

Should I Buy Home in a Flood Risk Area?

As a company much of our time is spent doing Flood Risk Assessments and Drainage Strategies for commercial planning and developments. However, we are also acutely aware of how flooding and the potential of flooding can effect residential property....

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2019 Storms So Far…

  UK Storms in 2019 A number of storms have already taken place over the UK and Europe in 2019, and the European Environment Agency says over 100 major damaging floods have occurred within the last five years. Whilst...

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Weather Bomb – What is it?

It seems the term weather bomb has suddenly appeared in the nations vocabulary without much in the way of an explanation. We wanted to try and remedy that by looking at what it means and why it is being...

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Blackpool gets a £27.1 Million Flood Defence System

Last October Blackpool finally opened its brand new £27.1 million flood defence system. It was certainly a huge undertaking by the construction firm Balfour Beatty and has been generally welcomed by residents and officials alike. Blackpool Seafront This iconic...

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