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  • Information on Clayton Hall Landfill Site, Whittle le Woods, Lancashire

    We have created this page to provide easy access to information on Clayton Hall Landfill Site. Since December 2023, we have recorded an increased number of reports of odour from Clayton Hall Landfill site. We will keep the community up to date with any developments on our response to the increased reports and will share any new updates here. Please check back regularly for further information. This page was last updated on 11 April 2024 ... More
    Opened 6 February 2018
  • 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. As the programme of work is coming to an end, we are no longer updating these pages or issuing quarterly newsletters for the whole scheme. However, if you want to receive updates on the schemes which are still active, you can email us at... 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 is critical that our rivers, lakes, estuaries, coastal areas, wetlands and groundwater are managed properly. This ensures the needs of society, the economy and environment can be met and maintained... More
    Opened 22 June 2018
  • The River Roding Project information page

    Updated 8 April 2024 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 wildlife Latest project progress The diagram below shows the latest milestones which have been met to enable construction of the flood storage area to begin. We have now signed the contract with... More
    Opened 12 September 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 background information (next section, below recent news and events) and proposals developed prior to obtaining planning consent (lower down this page, under the heading ‘Earlier proposals for the scheme’). These both describe the development of the scheme and how it has progressed since it was first conceived. OtSMRS is a joint initiative developed... 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 newsletter or by visiting the Humber Story Map If you are having problems accessing the storymap Click here for an accessible version. Due to the enormous economic... 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 properties. Why is a new tidal defence scheme needed? Exmouth has a long history of tidal flooding . The worst recorded flooding was in 1960 when Exmouth flooded twice, with nearly 1000... More
    Opened 1 April 2019
  • Coggeshall, Feering and Kelvedon Flood Alleviation Scheme – information page

    The scheme is designed to reduce the risk of flooding from the River Blackwater to around 300 properties. The project will reduce this risk by holding back floodwaters in the River Blackwater valley during times of flood. Last update: March 2023 Following our public drop-in events with the Coggeshall, Feering and Kelvedon communities in summer 2019, we have continued work to finalise the design for the Coggeshall, Feering and Kelvedon flood alleviation scheme, which aims... More
    Opened 8 May 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 back for what’s new. You can view our latest frequently asked questions (FAQs) or download a copy at the end of this page. Coronavirus: The Environment Agency response More... 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 in Cambridgeshire. It is approximately 30km (19 miles) long and up to 0.8km (0.5 miles) wide providing 1,900 hectares (approximately 4,700 acres) of land between the banks. The Dutch Engineer, Sir... More
    Opened 13 June 2019
  • 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 we have started work and successfully installed our temporary site, compound and welfare area. Flood defence works to take place in Thamesmead There will be some flood... More
    Opened 9 March 2020
  • Lowdham Information Page

    Latest Construction News Recent activity: Hunters Hill access track construction Installing the power to operate the reservoir Notice and information board updates available for the public Installation of solar panels Drainage for Hunters Hill access track Compacting the clay to make it fit for the foundation of the reservoir culvert which controls the flow to Lowdham Northern tributary culvert construction complete Here are some... More
    Opened 1 July 2020
  • Blue-Green Algae in Cumbria and Lancashire

    Blue-Green Algae is a naturally occurring environmental phenomenon which becomes more likely during periods of warm, dry weather. It’s growth is exacerbated by nutrient pollution which contributes to the formation of blooms in the right conditions. We have set up this page to provide information on known Blue-Green Algae locations in Cumbria and Lancashire Blue-Green Algae poses a small risk to human health if a person comes into direct contact with it. It can also be a... More
    Opened 15 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 information on the Holderness Drain Flood Alleviation Scheme (FAS). This will reduce the risk of flooding to homes in the North Carr and Sutton areas of Hull. We will continue to update this page as we progress this scheme so please keep checking for what’s new. Background The Holderness Drain Flood Alleviation Scheme... 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 Alleviation Scheme Information Page. We have created this page to share information and updates on the planned flood alleviation scheme for Tadcaster. We will continue to add information to this... More
    Opened 26 August 2020
  • Tenbury Wells Flood Risk Management Scheme

    Page created 18 September 2020. Last updated 6 March 2024. 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 parts of the town on several occasions, most recently in October 2023, February 2020 and in November 2019, when levels were just below those which occurred in 2007. The... More
    Opened 18 September 2020
  • Severn Valley Water Management Scheme

    Page created December 2020. Last updated 9 April 2024 Our Consultation Starts 9 April 2024 Our Sustainability Appraisal Scoping Report consultation is now live and can be accessed at the bottom of this page, or via the following link: Severn Valley Water Management Scheme Sustainability Appraisal Scoping Report Consultation Natural Resources Wales (NRS) are also hosting the consultation on their webpage. You can access the English version of... More
    Opened 7 December 2020
  • Rethinking Water Citizens’ Juries overview information page

    The Environment Agency and its partners are holding five targeted Rethinking Water Citizens’ Juries to discuss the important question: How do you connect with water in your local environment, and what needs to be changed in the future to benefit people and wildlife? This is about involving communities in decisions about the future of their local river. Listening and working with others to understand their priorities is an essential element... More
    Opened 22 February 2021
  • Beales Corner, Bewdley, Flood Risk Management Scheme

    Page created February 2021. Last u pdated 12 April 2024 *Project Updates* 12 April, 2024 Please see the 12 April 2024 update on the Beales Corner, Bewdley Flood Risk Management Scheme. 28 March, 2024 Please see the 28 March 2024 update on the Beales Corner, Bewdley Flood Risk Management Scheme. 22 March, 2024 Please click here for the 22 March 2024 update on the... More
    Opened 2 March 2021
  • Saltfleet to Gibraltar Point Strategy Enhancing the Lincolnshire Coast

    The Environment Agency is working to reduce flood risk to 20,000 residential homes, 1,700 businesses, 24,500 static caravans, 35,000 hectares of farmland and a bustling tourist industry. The Lincolnshire coastal flood plain has a long history of flooding from the sea and many forms of defence are now in place including sand dunes, seawalls, rock/timber structures and beaches. Just over 45,000 people live within the Saltfleet to Gibraltar Point Strategy area and each... More
    Opened 11 March 2021
  • Farlington Marshes Project information page

    Welcome to the Farlington Marshes Project information page. As the project progresses, we will provide updates through this information page and via our newsletter. To be added to the mailing list for the newsletter, please email us . UPDATE: Farlington Survey has now closed (February 2024) We have had an overwhelming response to the questionnaire about how people use and value the marshes. With over 3500 people sharing their passion about... More
    Opened 30 March 2021
  • 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, a key aspiration of the Thames Estuary 2100 Plan . It will protect the tidal defences against erosion and extend their useful life to 2070 in light of increasing sea levels due to climate change. The works are planned and delivered as part of the Thames Estuary Asset Management (TEAM) 2100 Programme . This is... More
    Opened 10 May 2021
  • 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
    Opened 11 May 2021
  • Oxford Flood Alleviation Scheme - Welcome

    Page 1 – Welcome Page 2 – Background and benefits Page 3 – Updates and CPO Information Page 4 – Your Questions Introducing the Oxford Flood Alleviation Scheme What is the Oxford Flood Alleviation Scheme? The Oxford Flood Alleviation Scheme will create a new stream with wetland wildlife corridor to the west of Oxford to reduce flood risk in the city and surrounding areas. The scheme will reduce... More
    Opened 17 May 2021
  • Oxford Flood Alleviation Scheme - Background and benefits

    Page 1 – Welcome Page 2 – Background and benefits Page 3 – Updates and CPO Information Page 4 – Your Questions On this page we provide information about the Oxford Flood Alleviation Scheme, including the scheme design, benefits and environmental features. Please click on each of the headings below to find out more. Why does Oxford need a major flood scheme? More Information Flooding in Oxford Oxford has a long... More
    Opened 17 May 2021
  • Oxford Flood Alleviation Scheme - Your Questions

    Page 1 – Welcome Page 2 – Background and benefits Page 3 – Updates and CPO Information Page 4 – Your Questions Your Questions Click on a topic below to be taken to that section. Environment and wildlife Recreation and public access Costs Construction Traffic Long term management and legacy Scheme d esign Flood risk Environment and wildlife How will the scheme increase... More
    Opened 17 May 2021
  • Oxford Flood Alleviation Scheme - Updates and CPO Information

    Page 1 – Welcome Page 2 – Background and benefits Page 3 – Updates and CPO Information Page 4 – Your Questions Compulsory Purchase Order We have made our Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO) for the Oxford Flood Alleviation Scheme. A CPO is a legal process that allows land, property and rights of access to be obtained from a landowner when there is a compelling case that the land is needed in the public interest and can only be applied for... More
    Opened 17 May 2021
  • Hardmead Sluice Replacement Project Information Page

    March 2024 Update Since January and the storm flows it brought, we have been working to bring the second gate into automatic operation, install the fish pass, build a pumped eel pass and reinstate new surfaces around the site. The new bridge supporting the drive mechanisms for the two new sluice gates What we are doing We are replacing and improving the gate and operating equipment at Hardmead Sluice as the existing one had reached the end of its working life... More
    Opened 25 June 2021
  • 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 in summer 2021. Please see the map below which shows the key works for each year: 2021: works between Jury’s Gap and South Brooks (groynes, Green Wall, beach... More
    Opened 21 July 2021
  • 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 0.5% AEP event by 2108. 30 properties would be immediately at-risk, post breach (failure) of the defences. The Lydd Ranges and infrastructure would also be at risk. The site is a premier live firing... More
    Opened 21 July 2021
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