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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
  • Embankment Road (Bembridge) Coastal Defence Scheme Information Page

    Welcome to the Embankment Road (Bembridge) Coastal Defence Scheme Information Page. The Environment Agency have created this page to provide easy access to information on the Embankment Road (Bembridge) project, one of four priority coastal defence projects on the Isle of Wight. The... More
    Closes 29 September 2028
  • Ventnor Coastal Defence Scheme Information Page

    Ventnor undercliff – Ventnor town has been developed on terraces created by relic landslides Welcome to the Ventnor Coastal Defence Scheme Information Page. The Environment Agency have created this page to provide easy access to information on the Ventnor project,... More
    Closes 29 September 2028
  • Shanklin Coastal Defence Scheme Information Page

    Welcome to the Shanklin Coastal Defence Scheme Information Page. The Environment Agency have created this page to provide easy access to information on the Shanklin project, one of four priority coastal defence projects on the Isle of Wight. The Environment Agency will be updating this site... More
    Closes 29 September 2028
  • Yaverland Coastal Defence Scheme Information Page

    Welcome to the Yaverland Coastal Defence Scheme Information Page. The Environment Agency have created this page to provide easy access to information on the Yaverland project, one of four priority coastal defence projects on the Isle of Wight. The Environment Agency will be updating this... More
    Closes 29 September 2028
  • Isle of Wight Coastal Defence Schemes Information Page

    Welcome and overview Embankment Road (Bembridge) Coastal Defence Scheme Yaverland Coastal Defence Scheme Shanklin Coastal Defence Scheme Ventnor Coastal Defence Scheme Welcome to the Isle of Wight Coastal Defence Schemes Information Page. The... More
    Closes 29 September 2028
  • 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
  • Rother Tidal Walls East Scheme

    Welcome to the Rother Tidal Walls East Information Page We would like to tell you our plans to reduce flood risk along the river Rother. We will be starting on the enabling works and vegetation clearance in March 2022 with the main works starting in Summer 2021. ... More
    Closes 14 August 2026
  • Tidal River Thames Citizens' Jury on Rethinking Water

    The Rethinking Water Citizens’ Jury was organised by the Environment Agency and a Local Advisory Group, working with the Involve Foundation ; an independent charity, who acted as the main point of contact for jury members throughout the process. The jury, which took place in... More
    Closes 25 May 2026
  • 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

    March 2022 update Works on the scheme will resume in April 2022. From March, we will be getting ready to continue the work and you will see increased activity. This year, 2022, we propose to carry out the following works between April and October (inclusive): ... 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
  • Carrara Wharf Information Page

    Updated on 20 May 2022 Carrara Wharf is on the northern shore of the River Thames in Hammersmith and Fulham. Within this area, is a draw dock which forms part of the River Thames and protects the local community from flooding. The eastern and northern walls of the draw dock are now at... More
    Closes 31 January 2025
  • Nenthead Mine Water Treatment Scheme

    Welcome to our information pages for the Nenthead Mine Water Treatment Scheme. Site pages Scheme Overview (please continue reading below) Pollution of rivers by metals in the Tyne catchment Preventing pollution in the Nent and South Tyne Diffuse... More
    Closes 31 December 2024
  • Lower Mole Flood Alleviation Scheme Information Page

    Update - February 2022 update We are writing to update you on work we are carrying out on the Lower Mole. In our November 2021 update newsletter, we mentioned that our project team were working through a number of potential mitigations that address concerns raised by the local... More
    Closes 31 December 2024
  • Nenthead Mine Water Treatment Scheme - Project Timeline

    What are the next steps for the Nenthead scheme? During 2022 – share progress on the planning application and “detailed” design with the public and other stakeholders, and invite comments. It is unlikely that we will have more information to share with the public until... More
    Closes 31 December 2024
  • Nenthead Mine Water Treatment Scheme - Supporting Reports and Surveys

    We have completed a number of investigations to help us better understand the need for a scheme and the potential impacts of a treatment scheme on the local area, wildlife and environment. We have also included documents that show the design process. Reports that refer to site 101 are those... More
    Closes 31 December 2024
  • Nenthead Mine Water Treatment Scheme - Diffuse Pollution Interventions

    Some of the river pollution is caused by water running across the site and washing metals out of the old mining waste. Surface water management We are also looking into how we can limit diffuse pollution by improving how surface water moves around the site in streams and... More
    Closes 31 December 2024
  • Nenthead Mine Water Treatment Scheme - Preventing Pollution in the Nent and South Tyne

    There are two types of pollution that need to be addressed to improve the water quality of the Rivers Nent and South Tyne. We need to tackle: point sources of pollution which involves removing dissolved metals from mine water before it reaches the watercourses and, diffuse sources... More
    Closes 31 December 2024
  • Greyfriars Community Flood Scheme

    Page created 15 December 2021, last updated 31 March 2022 Flooding in Hereford Hereford is subject to significant flood risk from the River Wye and has flooded a number of times. The most significant flood events have been in 1960, 1979,... More
    Closes 31 December 2024
  • Nent Mine Water Treatment Scheme - Pollution of rivers by metals in the Tyne catchment

    The River Nent is the second most metal polluted river in England, and the most polluted in northern England. This pollution by cadmium, lead and zinc comes from several different sources and the effects on water and sediment quality, and aquatic life can be seen for 60km along the River... More
    Closes 31 December 2024
  • Nenthead Mine Water Treatment Scheme - How a treatment scheme works

    How would a treatment scheme work? Mine water would be captured at the Caplecleugh and Rampgill levels before it goes into the River Nent. The mine water would be pumped through a small buried pipeline up to the treatment ponds near the Handsome Mea reservoir. Metals are removed from the... More
    Closes 31 December 2024
  • Nenthead Mine Water Treatment Scheme - FAQs

    Here you will find answers to some of the frequently asked questions. If you have further questions or enquries please feel free to contact the project team via nent@coal.gov.uk Are there any alternative options to a mine water treatment scheme? We have considered a full... More
    Closes 31 December 2024
  • Nenthead Mine Water Treatment Scheme - How we chose the site

    We have now determined a preferred site location for the Nenthead Mine Water Treatment Scheme. This follows a lengthy assessment process where a large number of sites were considered. Below is a timeline of the steps as part of our site selection process. In 2010 monitoring confirmed... 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 welcome your comments. Please get in touch at: Team2100@jacobs.com Background... More
    Closes 1 November 2024
  • Alconbury Flood Alleviation Scheme - information page

    Through the Alconbury Flood Alleviation Scheme, we are developing a way forward to reduce the risk of flooding from the Alconbury Brook in Alconbury and Alconbury Weston. Find out more at our public drop-in on Tuesday 14 June 2022, 2pm-7pm at Alconbury Sports and Social Club. ... More
    Closes 25 May 2024
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