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   The aim of the project is to deliver scientific evidence of the benefits of trees and other measures of ‘natural flood management’ to flood peak reductions for Lancaster city…
http://www.wskep.net/index.php/news-calendar/wskep-news/phd-nfm-lancaster/


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  This is a free dissemination workshop for the Urban Flood Resilience: Property Flood Resilience Database project. Three workshops will be taking place across the UK over a se…
http://www.wskep.net/index.php/news-calendar/wskep-news/urban-flood-resilience-dissemination-events/


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  How can planners, developers and communities work together to build safer places for the future? Wednesday 1 February 2017, one day conference & evening reception Every…
http://www.wskep.net/index.php/news-calendar/wskep-news/are-we-planning-flood-national-flood-forum-conference/


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  The Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, in collaboration with the British Hydrological Society have released their report on the winter floods 2015/2016 in the UK. The review b…
http://www.wskep.net/index.php/news-calendar/wskep-news/new-report-published-winter-20152016-uk-floods/


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  A BBC environmental analyst says, "Hundreds of thousands of householders in flood risk areas have failed to install basic protection against rising waters, insurers say". The…
http://www.wskep.net/index.php/news-calendar/wskep-news/property-level-flood-resilience-bonfield-report/


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  Prolonged heavy rainfall over the winter of 2015 has shown how devastating flooding can be to homes, businesses and critical infrastructure. With predictions that localised floo…
http://www.wskep.net/index.php/news-calendar/wskep-news/managing-flood-risk-northern-ireland-are-we-prepared/


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  Accredited training for water and environmental industry practitioners. As the UK recovers from the impact of flooding and coastal storms, following the wettest winter in …
http://www.wskep.net/index.php/news-calendar/wskep-news/flexible-postgraduate-training-flood-and-coastal-risk-management/


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  The UK Government has released a review of flood risk assessment, reductions in the likelihood of flooding, and ways make the country as resilient as possible to flooding. Th…
http://www.wskep.net/index.php/news-calendar/wskep-news/national-flood-resilience-review/


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  The Chronology of British Hydrological Events (CBHE) is back on line at cbhe.hydrology.org.uk/. This is a public repository for hydrological facts of the type that come from…
http://www.wskep.net/index.php/news-calendar/wskep-news/relaunch-chronology-british-hydrological-events-webpage/


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  The UK Space Agency International Partners programme has set aside £150m for projects to harness space knowledge, expertise and capability to provide a sustainable, economic …
http://www.wskep.net/index.php/news-calendar/wskep-news/ipp-strategic-call-includes-early-warning-flooding-illegal-logging-marine-pollution/


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  NERC invites applications to attend a jointly organised workshop with the Environment Agency (EA) and Department for Food, Environment & Rural Affairs (Defra) on 9 June 2016 …
http://www.wskep.net/index.php/news-calendar/wskep-news/using-natural-processes-reduce-flood-risk-call-participants/


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  The Chief Executive of the Environment Agency says revitalising natural landscapes can reduce flood risk. Sir James Bevan visited the uplands in the Peak District National…
http://www.wskep.net/index.php/news-calendar/wskep-news/revitalising-natural-landscapes-can-reduce-flood-risk-says-ce-environment-agency/


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  The Environment Agency has carried out 16,000 inspections and identified around 660 flood defences needing repair work in the wake of record-breaking wet weather in December.…
http://www.wskep.net/index.php/news-calendar/wskep-news/environment-agency-have-outlined-repair-projects-following-uk-winter-1516-floods/


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  Following Storm Desmond last December, the government launched a National Flood Resilience Review.  The review will be chaired by Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Oliver…
http://www.wskep.net/index.php/news-calendar/wskep-news/defra-national-flood-resilience-review-call-evidence/


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  The Scottish Government has unveiled a plan to protect homes, businesses and communities from flooding. The Flood Risk Management plan contains 14 local strategies and propos…
. http://www.wskep.net/index.php/news-calendar/wskep-news/scottish-national-flood-risk-plan-flood-protection/


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  The festive season was marred by floods for many people in northern England (including Cumbria, Lancashire and Yorkshire) and Scotland (including Perthshire, Aberdeenshire an…
http://www.wskep.net/index.php/news-calendar/wskep-news/bgs-has-groundwater-influenced-recent-uk-floods-december-2015-january-2016/


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Category: Finance and Consulting

How can new models help minimize the costs of flooding? The challenge The total value of assets under flood risk in the UK is estimated to exceed £200bn, and since 2000 insurers…
The total value of assets under flood risk in the UK is estimated to exceed £200bn, and since 2000 insurers have paid out £4.5bn to customers whose homes or businesses have been hit by flooding (up 200% on the previous decade in real terms). http://www.wskep.net/index.php/waterr2b/sectors/finance-consulting/cost-flooding/


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Category: Planning and Construction

How can weather radar help to predict flooding? The challenge There is the need for Improvement,  in relation to increased lead times for predicting events, probabilistic foreca…
There is the need for Improvement, in relation to increased lead times for predicting events, probabilistic forecasting and more accurate local-scale forecasts at a city or town level. http://www.wskep.net/index.php/waterr2b/sectors/planning-construction/weather-radar/


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Category: Finance and Consulting

Where and when will floods occur? The challenge Flood managers, emergency services, industry and the public need to know beforehand where and when flooding will occur. Accurate …
Flood managers, emergency services, industry and the public need to know beforehand where and when flooding will occur. http://www.wskep.net/index.php/waterr2b/sectors/finance-consulting/where_floods/


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Category: Water Utilities

Will there be more flooding in the future? The challenge In order to better prepared for climate change policymakers need to be able to know where flooding is likely to increase…
In order to better prepared for climate change policymakers need to be able to know where flooding is likely to increase, or decrease in intensity. Information is needed at suitably fine resolution and reliability to enable climate adaptations to be targ… http://www.wskep.net/index.php/waterr2b/sectors/water-utilities/future_flooding/


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