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  • 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
    Opened 19 September 2017
  • 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 keep updating it as we progress individual projects... More
    Opened 30 April 2018
  • 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... More
    Opened 22 June 2018
  • The River Roding Project information page

    Updated 14 October 2022 This page provides a latest update, a summary of our work and the background to the project which aims to reduce flooding to homes, businesses and infrastructure in the Woodford and Ilford areas, as well as how we plan to improve the River Roding for people and... More
    Opened 12 September 2018
  • Burton Flood Risk Management Scheme Information

    Updated 11 July 2022 The Flood Risk Management Scheme is now complete. The scheme reduced the flood risk to over 4500 homes and 1000 businesses. The Burton.FRMS email is now no longer being monitored. For enquiries about the scheme, please contact... More
    Opened 10 December 2018
  • 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
    Opened 13 December 2018
  • 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
    Opened 20 December 2018
  • 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 taking a look at our latest... More
    Opened 4 February 2019
  • 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 worked 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
    Opened 1 April 2019
  • Coggeshall, Feering and Kelvedon Flood Alleviation Scheme – information page

    Following our public drop-in events with the Coggeshall, Feering and Kelvedon communities in summer 2019, we have continued to work to the final design for the Coggeshall, Feering and Kelvedon flood alleviation scheme, which aims to protect these communities from further flooding. As part of... More
    Opened 8 May 2019
  • Ruislip – Park Wood and Pinn Meadows Flood Partnership

    Updated: 20 July 2021 This webpage is no longer being updated. Please visit our new engagement portal at to see what is being done to investigate and manage flood risk across the River Pinn catchment in north-west London. This contains the latest... More
    Opened 23 May 2019
  • 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
    Opened 3 June 2019
  • 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
    Opened 10 June 2019
  • Grange Landfill Site, Rotherham (Dropping Well Tip) -Information Page

    Welcome to the Grange Landfill Information Page. This page provides access to information on the permit variation for Grange Landfill and the Environment Agency role in permit regulation. We will keep this page updated as the situation progresses so please keep checking... More
    Opened 13 June 2019
  • Ouse Washes Section 10 Works information page

    The purpose of this page is to provide information on how we comply with the Reservoirs Act 1975 and how we maintain the protection from flood risk for homes and businesses along the Ouse Washes. The Ouse Washes Flood Storage Reservoir, is a 90,000,000m 3 flood storage reservoir located... More
    Opened 13 June 2019
  • Removal of Dove Cliff weir - information page

    Page created July 2019. Last updated 8 April 2022. Since our last update in November 2021, we have continued with some ongoing land reinstatement works and started post-construction landscaping. With spring on the horizon, the wildflower seed mix, sown by our partners at... More
    Opened 17 July 2019
  • Mereway Weir Replacement

    Updated on: 6 July 2022 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? We are currently constructing the Mereway Fish Pass following planning permission and setting up the... More
    Opened 17 July 2019
  • 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
    Opened 1 October 2019
  • Poplars Cannock information page

    Page created January 2020. Last updated 13 October 2020. Coronavirus: The Environment Agency response We are working hard with Government and other emergency responders on protecting the public and the environment from the effects of Coronavirus. The Environment Agency remains fully... More
    Opened 20 January 2020
  • Walleys Quarry Landfill Site - Latest Update

    The Environment Agency has launched an investigation into alleged illegal waste activities at sites operated by Walleys Quarry Limited and Red Industries Limited. This is ongoing. We are unable to provide further information or updates at this time. We want to encourage anyone... More
    Opened 3 February 2020
  • Reducing flooding in Reading and Caversham information page

    Scheme update We have concluded our review of the proposed scheme for Reading and Caversham to reduce the risk of flooding to homes and businesses. This includes a review of: flood walls earth embankments a bypass channel This included a review of the scheme costs... More
    Opened 26 February 2020
  • 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
    Opened 9 March 2020
  • 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
    Opened 3 April 2020
  • 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
    Opened 5 June 2020
  • Lowdham Information Page

    Lowdham Cocker Beck Flood Alleviation Scheme Key Facts about the Lowdham Flood Alleviation Scheme 195 properties will be better protected from flooding 1% Annual Exceedance Probability Standard of Protection 20% Biodiversity Net... More
    Opened 1 July 2020
  • 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 about how the scheme evolved and a summary of work... More
    Opened 14 August 2020
  • Tadcaster Flood Alleviation Scheme (FAS) Information Page

    We can't prevent flooding from rivers and streams entirely, but we can reduce the risk of flooding. By working with our partners and people who are at risk, we can minimise it’s effects and reduce the damage it causes. Welcome to the Tadcaster Flood... More
    Opened 26 August 2020
  • Tenbury Wells Flood Risk Management Scheme

    Page created 18 September 2020. Last updated 4 November 2022. 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... More
    Opened 18 September 2020
  • Thorney Island Habitat Creation Scheme Information Page

    Latest Update - August 2022 More Information Latest Update - November 2021 More Information In July 2021, the project team successfully secured additional funding to progress the scheme to the next stage (Outline Business Case), after the ground... More
    Opened 14 October 2020
  • South Yorkshire Flood Recovery – Information Page

    Welcome to the South Yorkshire flood recovery Information Page. We have created this page to provide easy access to information about our work in response to the flooding in South Yorkshire in November 2019. We will update this page as we progress individual projects as part of our... More
    Opened 30 October 2020
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