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  • Lower Mole Flood Alleviation Scheme Information Page

    The Lower Mole Flood Alleviation Scheme ('the Scheme') is reaching the end of its designed life. It needs refurbishing to maintain the standard of flood protection and to ensure it’s the best possible scheme for the environment, people and wildlife. Project update - July 2019 ... More
    Closes 31 December 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
  • Humber 2100+

    Our survey is now closed We carried out a survey in September to find out what people around the Humber thought about flood risk and what they value most about where they live. The survey is now closed and thank you to all that participated. There will be further opportunities to have your... More
    Closes 3 January 2022
  • The Clifton and Rawcliffe Information Page

    This page focuses on proposed work in the Clifton and Rawcliffe flood cell. The Clifton and Rawcliffe flood cell is highlighted in pink. Our Assessment Flooding is not a new occurrence in Clifton and Rawcliffe. Both neighbourhoods have been subjected to... More
    Closes 31 December 2021
  • Changes in the regulatory framework for abstraction and impoundment licensing - move to Environmental Permitting Regulations

    We have created this page to provide easy access to information on the move of abstraction and impoundment licensing into the Environmental Permitting Regulations (EPR) regime. We will be adding more documents onto this site so please keep checking back for what’s new. At present,... More
    Closes 31 December 2021
  • York: The River Foss Information Page

    This page provides information on the flood cells on the River Foss and its tributaries: The Lower Foss The Groves to Haley's Terrace Haley's Terrace to the Link Road The Link Road to Strensall Westfield Beck ... More
    Closes 31 December 2021
  • The Clementhorpe, New Walk and Fulford Information Page

    This page provides information about the following flood cells: Clementhorpe Foss Confluence to Fulford Germany Beck The Clementhorpe Flood Cell You can find our most recent updates by following the links below: L atest newsletter Presentation from the... More
    Closes 31 December 2021
  • The Lower Bootham and Marygate Information Page

    This page provides information on the the following flood cells: Coppins Farm to Scarborough Bridge Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge (left bank ) Coppins Farm to Scarborough Bridge Latest newsletter Summary of public drop-in (12 July) The Coppins Farm... More
    Closes 31 December 2021
  • York City Centre Information Page

    This page focuses on the following three flood cells located along the River Ouse: Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge Right Bank Queen's Staith and Skeldergate King's Staith The Scarborough Bridge to Ouse Bridge (right bank) Flood Cell Latest newsletter ... More
    Closes 31 December 2021
  • The Bishopthorpe, Naburn & Acaster Malbis Information Page

    The purpose of this page is to provide information on the following flood cells: Bishopthorpe Naburn Acaster Malbis The Bishopthorpe Flood Cell Records from recent flood events and our modelling shows the risk from flooding is greatest along a stretch of Bishopthorpe... More
    Closes 31 December 2021
  • York Flood Alleviation Scheme (FAS) Information page

    The rivers Ouse and Foss flowing through York have been instrumental in the city’s success, providing first a defensive role for the Roman settlers, then an artery for trade and industrial growth as the city expanded. Our relationship with the rivers has not been without problems. Throughout... More
    Closes 31 December 2021
  • The Foss Barrier Information Page

    The purpose of this page is to provide information on how upgrades to the Foss Barrier in York are progressing. On Boxing Day 2015 the city of York experienced exceptional flooding, affecting over 600 homes and businesses across the city. The volume of water in the Foss catchment was... 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
  • Humber: Hull Frontage Flood Defence Improvements - Information Page

    The Humber: Hull Frontage scheme is a £42 million flood defence scheme to upgrade the defences along the edge of the Humber Estuary to protect the city of Hull from tidal flooding. The scheme will reduce the risk of flooding from the estuary for 113,000 properties. It will upgrade tidal... More
    Closes 31 March 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 31 March 2021
  • Reading and Caversham Flood Alleviation Scheme - documents page

    The Environment Agency is working with partners, to find ways to reduce flooding from the River Thames in north Reading and Lower Caversham. This webpage contains links to our maps, drawings and information we shared at our December 2018 public drop-ins. For an overview... More
    Closes 27 February 2021
  • Information to support the Environmental Permitting Regulations (EPR) permit reviews for the Intensive Rearing of Pigs and Poultry (IRPP) Sector

    The Industrial Emissions Directive (IED) requires EPR permits to be reviewed when the relevant Best Available Techniques Reference Document (BRef) for the sector is published. The Intensive Rearing of Pigs and Poultry BRef was published in February 2017. The Environment Agency... More
    Closes 25 February 2021
  • Regulation at IGas' site at Springs Road, Misson

    The environmental permit was issued in June 2016. It sets out conditions for operations covering surface and groundwater protection, safe storage of waste and noise from mining waste activities. Exploratory drilling began on the 22 January 2019 and was completed in late March 2019. ... More
    Closes 28 January 2021
  • Outstrays to Skeffling Managed Realignment Scheme

    This page provides a summary of proposals for the Outstrays to Skeffling Managed Realignment Scheme. Please take a few minutes to watch our video which explains what the project is about: What’s proposed: The Outstrays to Skeffling Managed Realignment Scheme is a joint... More
    Closes 31 December 2020
  • Tinker Lane

    Regulation at IGas' site at Tinker Lane The environmental permit was issued in November 2016. It sets out conditions for operations covering surface water, safe storage of waste and noise from mining waste activities. Exploratory drilling began on site in November 2018 and was completed on... More
    Closes 18 December 2020
  • The River Roding Project information page

    Updated October 2019 Welcome to The River Roding Project information page This page provides a summary of our work to reduce the flooding to homes, businesses and infrastructure in the Woodford and Ilford areas (North East London), as well as how we plan to improve the... More
    Closes 31 October 2020
  • 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 2020
  • Building collaboration through engagement to manage flood and coastal erosion risk – project information page

    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 31 August 2020
  • Mereway Weir Replacement

    Updated on: 14 October 2019 Welcome to the Mereway project information webpage. Please click the links below to the FAQs at the bottom of the page. FAQs Overview We are planning to replace the existing weir on the River Crane located at the end of Mereway... More
    Closes 17 July 2020
  • Removal of Dove Cliff weir - information page

    Page created July 2019. Next update due mid October 2019. Unfortunately, the recent heavy rains across the UK, and in the Midlands in particular, have led to very high river flows in the River Dove. These have caused the works to be suspended temporarily for health and safety... More
    Closes 30 June 2020
  • Third Energy - Kirby Misperton (KM8 well) information page

    Regulation of Third Energy’s Kirby Misperton (KM8 well) site Third Energy plans to carry out hydraulic fracturing (fracking) at its KM8 well site. We have previously consulted on their applications for the environmental permits required. These were issued in April 2016. They set out... More
    Closes 31 May 2020
  • Ruislip – Park Wood and Pinn Meadows Flood Partnership

    Updated: 31 July 2019 Background Communities in the River Pinn catchment have experienced flooding several times. According to our records, flooding has affected different parts of the catchment in 1947, 1968, 1977, 1984, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1992, 1993, 2000, 2002, 2009,... More
    Closes 22 May 2020
  • Information on INEOS Upstream Limited’s exploration sites

    Information on INEOS Upstream Limited’s exploration sites The Environment Agency is the environmental regulator for onshore oil and gas operations in England. We ensure that people and the environment remain protected by requiring operators to hold environmental permits that set out... More
    Closes 1 May 2020
  • Coggeshall, Feering and Kelvedon Flood Alleviation Scheme – information page

    We are currently working on a scheme to reduce the flood risk to properties and communities in the villages of Coggeshall, Feering and Kelvedon. We now have a design for the proposed scheme and we would like to ask for your comments and feedback. We held public drop-in events on Wednesday 22... More
    Closes 1 May 2020
  • 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 7 April 2020
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