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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
  • Lower Mole Flood Alleviation Scheme Information Page

    Covid-19 impacts – March 2020 We’re aware we spoke to many residents on our site tours about holding a public workshop in late Spring/early Summer this year. We had aimed to book a venue and send invitations to you in March, however our planning has been hindered by the... More
    Closes 31 December 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Tenbury Wells Flood Risk Management Scheme

    Page created 18 September 2020. Last updated 18 September 2020. 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 large... More
    Closes 31 December 2022
  • Onshore oil and gas regulation - information page

    The Environment Agency is the environmental regulator for onshore oil and gas operations in England. We ensure that oil and gas operations are carried out in a way that protects people and the environment. We work with a number of regulatory bodies to oversee shale gas exploration in England.... More
    Closes 30 September 2022
  • Hurst Spit to Lymington project information page

    The Environment Agency in partnership with New Forest District Council, Hampshire County Council and Natural England, with expert support from JBA Consulting, are exploring a sustainable future for the coastal frontage between Hurst Spit and Lymington in relation to flood and coastal erosion risk... More
    Closes 28 July 2022
  • Tadcaster Flood Alleviation Scheme (FAS) Information Page

    Welcome to the Tadcaster Flood Alleviation Scheme Information Page. We have created this page to provide easy access to information on what is happening in Tadcaster, including background information to the recent flooding and a summary of our work to reduce the flood risk to homes,... More
    Closes 1 April 2022
  • Humber 2100+

    Welcome to the Humber2100+ Information Page Here you will find the latest information on the development of the new Humber Strategy and how you can get involved. You can find out more about flood risk on the Humber and what we are doing to manage it by visiting the Humber Story... More
    Closes 3 January 2022
  • Changes in the regulatory framework for abstraction and impoundment licensing - move to Environmental Permitting Regulations

    Coronavirus Update (1st Jun): A response to Coronavirus (Covid-19) The Minister has made the decision to delay the consultation for and implementation of abstraction and impounding licensing moving into the Environmental Permitting Regulations. Therefore Defra... More
    Closes 31 December 2021
  • Holderness Drain Flood Alleviation Scheme (FAS) - Information Page

    Welcome to the Holderness Drain Flood Alleviation Scheme Information Page. We have created this page to provide easy access to information on the Holderness Drain Flood Alleviation Scheme (FAS), including background information on flood risk and a summary of our proposals to... More
    Closes 31 December 2021
  • Water Resources Priority Catchments

    We have created this page to provide easy access to information on priority catchments. We will be updating this site as the catchment projects and trials progress so please keep checking back for what’s new. Update to content: New in July 2020! Project report on benefits of working... More
    Closes 31 December 2021
  • York Flood Alleviation Scheme (FAS) Information page

    The York Flood Alleviation Scheme (FAS) is funded by the UK Government with the aim of reducing the risk of flooding to homes and businesses in York. We have created this page to provide easy access to information on the scheme. We will be updating it as we progress individual projects... More
    Closes 31 December 2021
  • River basin planning

    Water is a precious resource that we can’t live without; from supplying drinking water and supporting fisheries, to providing an essential resource to business and agriculture, and a source of recreation. Water pollution and drought threaten these things. Therefore it is... More
    Closes 22 December 2021
  • Regulation of Rathlin Energy’s West Newton ‘B’ Well Site

    Rathlin Energy plans to carry out drilling and testing of the WNB-1 well at its West Newton ‘B’ well site. Environmental permits in relation to these activities were issued in 2016. They set out legally binding conditions for operation covering emissions, safe storage of waste and crude... More
    Closes 24 September 2021
  • Working together to adapt to a changing climate: flood and coast

    We know climate change is going to increase flood or coastal erosion risk for many communities. There will be some places where the current ways to manage risk will not work in the long term, and alternative, more sustainable options will be needed. We need to work closely with those... More
    Closes 3 September 2021
  • Mereway Weir Replacement

    Updated on: 5 May 2020 Welcome to the Mereway project information webpage. Please click the link below to FAQs at the bottom of the page. FAQs What is currently happening? The new weir has been successfully installed and is now fixed in place and fully operational. The... More
    Closes 17 July 2021
  • Lower Nazeing Property Flood Resilience

    Updated: 21 August 2020 COVID-19 Update We are aware this is a very uncertain time for everyone and we want to make sure we are putting people’s health and wellbeing first. Therefore all aspects of this project will be guided by the latest government advice. Flood Risk in... More
    Closes 12 July 2021
  • Ruislip – Park Wood and Pinn Meadows Flood Partnership

    Updated: 6 September 2020 Key updates As of 1 June 2020, the Environment Agency is now in contract with 2 Delivery Partners (Jacobs and BAM Nuttall) for this project. These contracts will allow us to undertake the next phase of work. We have secured funding for this financial year to... More
    Closes 22 May 2021
  • Lowdham

    The village of Lowdham is currently the focus of two Environment Agency projects. One falls under recovery work from recent flood events and involves reinstatement of a flood embankment to its designed level. The other is referred to as a capital project and is focussed on flood storage options... More
    Closes 30 April 2021
  • Houghton Brook Flood Storage Area Information Page

    Updated 24 August 2020 Please use this page to find out the latest information for our Houghton Brook Flood Storage Area. COVID-19 Update In line with government advice, we are continuing to deliver all of our Flood Risk Management projects where it is safe for our teams and... More
    Closes 30 April 2021
  • 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 30 April 2021
  • Ponteland Flood Alleviation Scheme Information Page

    Ponteland has experienced flooding from the River Pont in previous years. In order to mitigate against flood risk, the Environment Agency maintains a range of assets in the area, such as flood walls, flood embankments and pumping stations. What have we done so far? ... More
    Closes 30 April 2021
  • Ouse Washes Section 10 Works information page

    Coronavirus is causing concern across the country for everyone, both personally and professionally. Our key priorities are to protect the health, safety and well-being of our own staff, the public and the businesses and partners we work with; to prevent loss of life and serious harm to... More
    Closes 31 March 2021
  • Feedback on Yorkshire Area Information Pages

    We are using Citizen Space on-line pages as a way to keep you informed about some of the significant issues and works going on in your local area. Each page we create is unique in the issue it covers, and the level of involvement sought. Some are purely for information, while others will seek... More
    Closes 31 March 2021
  • Humber: Hull Frontage Flood Defence Improvements - Information Page

    Coronavirus (COVID-19) update The Environment Agency has remained operational throughout the Coronavirus emergency. We have adapted how we work in line with government guidance to ensure we can continue to focus on our critical activities. We will continue to review the situation in... More
    Closes 31 March 2021
  • Hertfordshire and North London Incident Notifications

    You can now sign up to receive email notifications of significant and major environmental incidents affecting watercourses in the Environment Agency's Hertfordshire and North London Area (see map below). Just fill out the form at the bottom of this page . We will aim to issue key messages on... More
    Closes 31 March 2021
  • Burton Flood Risk Management Scheme Information

    Updated 2 July 2020- next update due 31 August 2020 Background Burton is entwined with the River Trent, its history is fundamentally linked to the river and its growth has depended on it. Before the defences were built flood events regularly impacted on... More
    Closes 31 March 2021
  • Roxby Landfill Information Page

    Roxby Landfill Site – May 2020 Introduction This is the fourth in a series of updates which will provide residents with the latest information about our regulation of Roxby Landfill Site. Background We regulate the Environmental... More
    Closes 24 March 2021
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