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  • Cross border salmon and sea trout protection byelaws for the Rivers Dee and Wye

    Defra has recently confirmed cross border byelaws for the Rivers Dee and Wye (in England) to protect salmon and sea trout stocks. The new byelaws agreed by the Environment Agency will protect salmon and sea trout in the English parts of the Wye and Dee. It is in place until 31... More
    Closes 31 December 2029
  • Pevensey Bay to Eastbourne Coastal Management Scheme

    Welcome to the Pevensey Bay to Eastbourne Coastal Management Scheme information page. We have created this page to provide easy access to information on the scheme. We will be updating this site as the scheme progresses, so please keep checking for what's new. ... More
    Closes 1 September 2027
  • Lydd Ranges Sea Defences Scheme - Gallery

    November 2021: The groyne installation progress and finished works for the year. The barge taking shingle to the beach as part of the interim beach nourishment. Work gets underway on the Lydd Ranges Scheme ... More
    Closes 23 July 2025
  • Lydd Ranges Sea Defences Scheme - Environment

    The  Lydd Ranges frontage extends eastwards from Jury’s Gap near Camber in East Sussex and for approximately 8.2km to Dungeness nuclear power station, Kent. The area within and surrounding the Lydd Ranges frontage is of high nature conservation value. This is reflected... More
    Closes 23 July 2025
  • Lydd Ranges Sea Defences Scheme - Upcoming works

    November 2021 to March 2022 Update We have created a video which summarises the work at Lydd Ranges this year, click here to view . Construction will take place over 3 years, with construction works being undertaken during the spring, summer and autumn months each year. The... More
    Closes 23 July 2025
  • Lydd Ranges Sea Defences Scheme - Why do we need the scheme?

    The  Lydd Ranges frontage extends from Jury’s Gap near Camber in East Sussex and extends eastwards for approximately 8.2km to Dungeness nuclear power station, Kent. The Folkestone to Cliff End Strategy (FoCES) reports 600 properties at risk of flooding from a... More
    Closes 23 July 2025
  • Lydd Ranges Sea Defences Scheme - Timeline

    The site compound is located within the Environment Agency’s existing compound at Jury’s Gap. We have also established a satellite compound at South Brooks, which will reduce some of the activity that otherwise would have taken place at Jury’s Gap. We will be starting works on the beach... More
    Closes 23 July 2025
  • Lydd Ranges Sea Defences Scheme

    Welcome to the Lydd Ranges Sea Defences Scheme information page. Work on the scheme started in July to improve the existing sea defences to reduce the risk of coastal flooding. Once completed it will help better protect this environmentally important area, the Ministry of Defence... More
    Closes 17 July 2025
  • Worlds End Pumping Station project - information page

    The Worlds End Pumping Station project will ensure that the existing level of flood risk protection to over 140 homes in the eastern half of Tilbury is maintained into the future. Background The Tilbury area adjacent to the Thames estuary was once intertidal and has been... More
    Closes 31 March 2025
  • Lower Mole Flood Alleviation Scheme Information Page

    Update - August 2021 We are pleased to announce that the report into our spring engagement exercise has been published and can be downloaded here. We would like to thank everyone who contributed to our online engagement between 8 February and 1 April 2021. ... More
    Closes 31 December 2024
  • TEAM 2100: Marsh Dykes

    UPDATE – July 2021 Please see our latest newsletters which will explain what we have done so far at Lake 5 and information about the works. February 2021 Newsletter March 2021 Newsletter June 2021 Newsletter Since our November 2020 virtual drop... More
    Closes 28 December 2024
  • Canvey Island southern shoreline revetment project - information page

    This project will maintain the existing high level of tidal flood risk protection to thousands of homes, businesses and infrastructure on Canvey Island into the future. Feedback We will apply for the necessary consents and permissions to deliver the scheme in early 2022. We... More
    Closes 1 November 2024
  • Sanway-Byfleet Flood Alleviation Scheme

    This web page has been set up to share information about the Sanway-Byfleet Flood Alleviation Scheme. We welcome your feedback and questions on our proposals via our online survey or by using the contact details on the right-hand side of this page. The scheme is being... More
    Closes 11 March 2024
  • Reducing flooding in Reading and Caversham information page

    How to reduce flooding in north Reading and Lower Caversham. On this webpage you can view detailed information including: Plans, maps and photos that we shared at our February and March 2020 drop-ins. A Feedback report summarising the responses from questionnaires... More
    Closes 28 February 2024
  • Removal of Dove Cliff weir - information page

    Page created July 2019. Last updated 9 November 2021. "Weir" finished! We are pleased to update that on 15 October 2021 our contractor, Stonbury, completed the construction phase of the weir removal project. Project timeline Good weather and flow conditions in... More
    Closes 31 December 2023
  • Severn Valley Water Management Scheme

    Last updated: 29 July 2021, next update due: 30 November 2021 1. Water management of the River Severn 2. Background to the water management scheme 3. Proposed scheme details 4. Timescales – What are we doing and when? 5. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) ... More
    Closes 31 December 2023
  • Colwick (Holme Sluices) Fish Pass Information Page

    Background Holme Sluices spans the full width of the River Trent to the south of Nottingham and was built in the 1950s as part of a large scale flood defence scheme. It is a major Environment Agency operational structure that helps to protect Nottingham from flooding... More
    Closes 31 December 2023
  • Information to support the Environmental Permitting Regulations (EPR) permit reviews for Food, Drink and Milk Industries.

    The Industrial Emissions Directive (IED) requires EPR permits to be reviewed within four years of publication of the relevant Best Available Techniques Reference Document (BRef) BAT conclusions. The Food, Drink and Milk Industries BRef was published on 4 December 2019. More
    Closes 4 December 2023
  • St. Austell Bay Resilient Regeneration (StARR) project

    The St. Austell Bay Resilient Regeneration (STARR) project aims to reduce flood risk to over 800 homes and businesses in Par and St. Blazey. The scheme will bring additional benefits to the area by encouraging investment and making the area a better place to work, live and play. We are... More
    Closes 31 May 2023
  • Water for Tomorrow – information page

    Water is a scarce and diminishing resource yet it is essential for all sectors. Future pressures such as climate change and population growth will increase the demand for water and we need to work together with partners, businesses and communities to find long-lasting solutions. Ahead... More
    Closes 31 March 2023
  • Beales Corner, Bewdley, Flood Risk Management Scheme

    Page created February 2021. Last updated 3 August 2021. Flooding in Beales Corner Bewdley is subject to significant flood risk from the River Severn and has flooded a number of times. The most significant flood events have been in 1947, 1965, 1998, 2000,... More
    Closes 31 March 2023
  • Outstrays to Skeffling Managed Realignment Scheme

    This page provides information about the Outstrays to Skeffling Managed Realignment Scheme (OtSMRS). We have organised it to include current plans for the scheme (next section, below the newsletters) and a description of proposals developed prior to obtaining planning consent (lower down this... More
    Closes 31 December 2022
  • FRESH4C’s: Securing freshwater for the Felixstowe Peninsula

    The Environment Agency is working with 11 partners across Europe’s water-stressed coastal regions to trial innovative approaches to securing freshwater resources. Funded through the European Union’s Interreg 2Seas programme which receives financial aid from the European... More
    Closes 31 December 2022
  • Gadebridge Park river restoration information page

    We are working with Dacorum Borough Council and Affinity Water to help restore the River Gade at Gadebridge Park, a globally rare and valuable chalk stream. The project will provide multiple benefits, including improved habitats for wildlife, the protection of water resources for both people... More
    Closes 31 December 2022
  • Tenbury Wells Flood Risk Management Scheme

    Page created 18 September 2020. Last updated 2 November 2021. Flooding in Tenbury Wells Tenbury Wells in Worcestershire is situated on the banks of the River Teme. A tributary, the Kyre Brook, also joins the River Teme in the town. Tenbury has suffered from extensive flooding to... More
    Closes 31 December 2022
  • Stanstead Sluice Replacement Project Information Page

    Introduction The waterways in the Lower Lee valley include the River Lee Navigation, Old River Lea, and the Lee Flood Relief Channel (LFRC). The LFRC was built between 1949 and 1977 and is designed to carry flood water to reduce the likelihood of flooding in the Lower... More
    Closes 31 December 2022
  • Corsham Flood Risk Management Improvements on the Byde Mill Brook Information Page

    The Byde Mill Brook currently flows through a culvert (pipe) underneath many properties in Corsham. The amount of water it can hold is limited and, due to its age, is in need of repair. This summer (2021) we have begun work on considering flood management options for the Byde... More
    Closes 31 December 2022
  • Exmouth Tidal Defence Scheme Information Page

    The Exmouth Tidal Defence Scheme is a £12 million scheme to improve flood defences in Exmouth. The Environment Agency is working in partnership with East Devon District Council to deliver the scheme which will reduce the risk of tidal flooding to over 1,400 residential and 400 commercial... More
    Closes 12 December 2022
  • Avon Severn Eel Pass Project

    Work to improve eel passage Please note this is a project information page. Recent update November 2021. The Environment Agency is working to deliver improved eel passage at the confluence between the River Avon and the River Severn. This page explains the background to the... More
    Closes 1 December 2022
  • Hardmead Sluice Replacement Project Information Page

    The waterways in the Lower Lee valley include the River Lee Navigation, Old River Lea, and the Lee Flood Relief Channel (LFRC). The LFRC was built between 1949 and 1977 and is designed to carry flood water to reduce the likelihood of flooding in the Lower Lee valley. Water levels in... More
    Closes 1 December 2022
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