Flooding

£100m allowance to protect communities from flooding

£100m allowance to protect communities from flooding

The government has annocued a £100 million allowance for communities which have suffered from repeated flooding to better protect their...

July 26, 2022

Environment Agency launches new flood roadmap

Environment Agency launches new flood roadmap

The Environment Agency (EA) has today launched a roadmap setting out practical actions to be taken over the next four...

June 7, 2022

Ongoing flood risk for those along the River Severn

Ongoing flood risk for those along the River Severn

Communities along the River Severn are being urged to remain alert as the risk of flooding following Storm Franklin is...

February 23, 2022

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

Payments totalling £2.7 million to support farm businesses affected by the flooding and landslides in the North West in 2017...

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

A £2.7 million flood support fund has opened for applications from northwest farmers affected by flashfloods and landslides in 2017....

July 28, 2021

£19 million allocated for flood protection projects in NI

£19 million allocated for flood protection projects in NI

Northern Ireland Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon has allocated £19 million for flood protection projects across the North in her 2021/22...

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