Flooding

Work underway to repair damaged flood defence in Lowdham

Work underway to repair damaged flood defence in Lowdham

A major project is underway by the Environment Agency to repair a flood wall in Lowdham, Nottinghamshire, to protect homes...

December 7, 2021

Environment Agency progressing plans to protect Worcestershire village from flooding

Environment Agency progressing plans to protect Worcestershire village from flooding

The Environment Agency is progressing plans to deliver a permanent flood protection scheme for the historical Worcestershire village of Severn...

November 29, 2021

Environment Agency urges the public to prepare for flooding risk

Environment Agency urges the public to prepare for flooding risk

Nearly two in three households at risk of flooding don’t believe it will happen to them, new analysis revealed by...

November 23, 2021

£2.7 million of North West flooding support payments to begin this week

£2.7 million of North West flooding support payments to begin this week

August 20, 2021

£860 million to be invested in flood alleviation schemes in 2021

£860 million to be invested in flood alleviation schemes in 2021

Thousands more homes and businesses are to be better protected from flooding and coastal erosion, as part of plans published...

July 29, 2021

2017 flood fund opens for NI’s northwest farmers

2017 flood fund opens for NI’s northwest farmers

July 28, 2021

£19 million allocated for flood protection projects in NI

£19 million allocated for flood protection projects in NI

June 9, 2021

CLA calls for improved maintenance system to stave off flooding

CLA calls for improved maintenance system to stave off flooding

Undertaking regular maintenance of England’s main rivers would help improve flooding in rural areas, the Country Land and Business Association...

February 5, 2021

‘We gave a clear warning that doing nothing was not an option’ – Llanfrothen flooding

‘We gave a clear warning that doing nothing was not an option’ – Llanfrothen flooding

The Farmers’ Union of Wales (FUW) members in the northern area of Meirionnydd have expressed deep anger and frustration following...

January 25, 2021

Meirionnydd farmland flooding could have been avoided, says FUW

Meirionnydd farmland flooding could have been avoided, says FUW

Flooding of agricultural land in Meirionnydd, North Wales, could have been avoided, if essential work had been carried out by...

August 19, 2020

Flood-hit farmers can now apply to £6 million fund

Flood-hit farmers can now apply to £6 million fund

A £6 million fund to support farmers seriously affected by February’s floods has opened for applications. The latest application round...

June 19, 2020

£500,000 invested study into future UK floods and droughts research

£500,000 invested study into future UK floods and droughts research

A consortium led by the UK Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (UKCEH) has begun a 15-month study to scope the...

June 13, 2020

Support announced for farmers impacted by recent flooding

Support announced for farmers impacted by recent flooding

DEFRA has announced new support measures to help farmers recover from recent flooding incidents. A £6 million pot of funding...

March 20, 2020

Farmers forced to evacuate 700 ewes following farm yard flooding

Farmers forced to evacuate 700 ewes following farm yard flooding

A sheep farmer based near Lisnaskea, Co. Fermanagh, had to think fast last Sunday morning, February 9, when he discovered his...

February 11, 2020

‘As many as one million’ calves lost in Nebraska flooding

‘As many as one million’ calves lost in Nebraska flooding

There may be as many as one million calves lost in the US state of Nebraska, according to the country’s...

April 2, 2019

Video: Australian floods see an estimated 500,000 cattle perish

Video: Australian floods see an estimated 500,000 cattle perish

Torrential rain that caused widespread flooding in the north-west region of Queensland, Australia, has lead to losses now “estimated at...

February 14, 2019

£500,000 earmarked for north-west flooding

£500,000 earmarked for north-west flooding

Half a million pounds have been ear-marked for a department-funded project to tackle impact of flooding in the north-west. The...

April 1, 2018

Tree planting could soak up Tyrone floodwater

Tree planting could soak up Tyrone floodwater

A tree planting programme in Co. Tyrone could offer a long-term solution for rural flooding, according to a research report...

March 20, 2018