The Flood and Water Management Act 2010 lays out the roles and responsibilities of local authorities when managing and responding to local flooding

The Environment Agency has been pioneering new tests for flood defence products which could protect homes across the UK. Tony Andryszewski, the Agency’s flood manager, explains further

Jane Davidson, Environment Minister for Wales, discusses plans to deliver a holistic and flexible flood risk management system suitable for 21st Century Wales

Dr Stephen L Garvin, construction director at BRE, writes about how new and existing developments can be protected from the severity of flooding

Phil Rothwell, head of Flood Strategy at the Environment Agency, looks at Cumbria’s recovery, one year on from the floods

Local authorities must now take a lead role in local flood risk management. But what skills are needed for them to be able to deliver their new responsibilities?

One in six properties in England and Wales are at flood risk. The Environment Agency discusses the work being done to address the problem

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Event Diary

The largest flood exhibition and conference in the world is coming to London’s ExCeL in September.

The Emergency Services Show takes place at the NEC from 20-21 September and is the only UK event for all involved in public safety.

World of Learning will feature even more opportunities to discover the latest in learning and development (L&D) with over 100 exhibitors, The Technology Test Drive, Learning Design Live, live workshops, one-to-one consultations, free seminars and its renowned annual conference.