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  • 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
    Opened 31 December 2021
  • Nenthead Mine Water Treatment Scheme - How we selected the site

    This section explains how we selected the Nenthead mine site as our preferred location for the mine water treatment ponds. This follows a lengthy assessment process where a large number of sites were considered. We consider several criteria when identifying a potential site for a treatment... More
    Opened 31 December 2021
  • Hexham Flood Alleviation Scheme

    Hexham Flood Alleviation Scheme We have developed a scheme to reduce the flood risk posed by the River Tyne and Skinnersburn to businesses and residents at the Bridge End and Tyne Mills Industrial Estates. The scheme defences are a combination of flood... More
    Opened 18 November 2021
  • Greyfriars Community Flood Scheme

    Page created 15 December 2021, last updated 26 January 2023. 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
    Opened 15 November 2021
  • East Cowes Flood Risk Management Scheme Information Page

    Welcome to the East Cowes Flood Risk Management Scheme Information Page. We have created this page to provide easy access to information on the East Cowes Flood Risk Management Scheme, one of a number of coastal defence projects on the Isle of Wight. We will be updating this... More
    Opened 8 November 2021
  • Colwick (Holme Sluices) Fish Pass Information Page

    September 2022 We have completed all the sheet piling works and are now excavating the areas for the fish pass and continuing the concrete capping beam works. Source: Environment Agency Source: Environment Agency June 2022 The... More
    Opened 20 September 2021
  • Pevensey Bay to Eastbourne Coastal Management Scheme

    We have a new website for the Pevensey Bay to Eastbourne Management Scheme. For the latest up to date information on the project, please visit www.pevenseyandeastbournecoast.co.uk . Welcome to the Pevensey Bay to Eastbourne Coastal Management Scheme information... More
    Opened 13 September 2021
  • Gadebridge Park river restoration information page

    We are working with Dacorum Borough Council and Affinity Water to help restore the River Gade at Gadebridge Park, a globally rare and valuable chalk stream. The project will provide multiple benefits, including improved habitats for wildlife, the protection of water resources for both people... More
    Opened 10 September 2021
  • River Idle

    This information page provides an overview of the River Idle, its history, our current understanding and work, legislation, future work and investigations. Please use the links below to find the sections relevant for you, or scroll down to view the whole page. ... More
    Opened 24 August 2021
  • TEAM2100 Deptford Walls project

    December 2022 update We recently installed two historical information boards at Deptford Walls, just west of the famous Cutty Sark in Greenwich. Our boards will tell you about the history of the area, including Billingsgate Dock and Greenwich Steam Ferry. They will also help you to... More
    Opened 16 August 2021
  • 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
    Opened 21 July 2021
  • 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
    Opened 21 July 2021
  • Lydd Ranges Sea Defences Scheme - Upcoming works

    November 2022 update We have made good progress this year by removing the topsoil and existing vegetation along the earth embankment to enable the start of the installation of terramesh (a modular system that forms rock faced reinforced soil walls). We have also completed the... More
    Opened 21 July 2021
  • 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
    Opened 21 July 2021
  • River Slea Flood Resilience Project

    The River Slea arises in the limestone hills to the north east of Grantham, flows in an easterly direction through the town of Sleaford and on towards Cobblers Lock. In the east of the town the river splits to follow the Slea Navigation channel to the north and the original course of the Old... More
    Opened 21 July 2021
  • Lower Witham Flood Resilience Project

    The Lower River Witham catchment is a large area of fenland between Lincoln and Boston. With land levels ranging from only 1 to 4m above sea level, this area would naturally be marshy wetland. A historic legacy of drainage works and embanked watercourses has enabled the highly productive... 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... More
    Opened 21 July 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... More
    Opened 21 July 2021
  • Hardmead Sluice Replacement Project Information Page

    Last updated on 12 December 2022 November 2022 update We are going to replace the one current sluice gate with two smaller gates to give greater flexibility in maintaining them and create space to install a fish pass. The supporting walls for the new gates will be of reinforced... More
    Opened 25 June 2021
  • Water for Tomorrow – information page

    Water is a scarce and diminishing resource yet it is essential for all sectors. Future pressures such as climate change and population growth will increase the demand for water and we need to work together with partners, businesses and communities to find long-lasting solutions. Ahead... More
    Opened 9 June 2021
  • River Eau

    Welcome to the River Eau information page - last updated 6th September 2022 This page provides information about the River Eau, with a focus on the flood risk associated with this river, the causes of flooding, completed investigations and ongoing work in the area. Please use... More
    Opened 24 May 2021
  • Oxford Flood Alleviation Scheme - Updates

    Page 1 – Welcome Page 2 – Background and benefits Page 3 – Updates Page 4 – Your Questions Latest News Planning Application Submitted The planning application for the scheme has been submitted to Oxfordshire County Council as the local... More
    Opened 17 May 2021
  • Oxford Flood Alleviation Scheme - Frequently Asked Questions

    Page 1 – Welcome Page 2 – Background and benefits Page 3 – Updates Page 4 – Frequently Asked Questions Frequently Asked Questions Click on a topic below to be taken to that section. Environment and wildlife Recreation and public access ... More
    Opened 17 May 2021
  • Oxford Flood Alleviation Scheme - Background and benefits

    Page 1 – Welcome Page 2 – Background and benefits Page 3 – Updates 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... More
    Opened 17 May 2021
  • Oxford Flood Alleviation Scheme - Welcome

    Page 1 – Welcome Page 2 – Background and benefits Page 3 – Updates Page 4 – Your Questions Introducing the Oxford Flood Alleviation Scheme What is the Oxford Flood Alleviation Scheme? The Oxford Flood Alleviation... More
    Opened 17 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
  • 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. Background We will be renewing and improving the erosion protection on the seaward face of the tidal... More
    Opened 10 May 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 . Summer ground... More
    Opened 30 March 2021
  • Park Wood information page

    Welcome to Park Wood information page. We have created this page to provide easy access to information on the project. We will be updating this site as the project progresses, so please keep checking for what's new . Latest Update - February 2022 Park Wood Car Park will be... More
    Opened 29 March 2021
  • Saltfleet to Gibraltar Point Strategy Enhancing the Lincolnshire Coast

    By restoring beach levels lost over the year, the Environment Agency protects its hard sea defences from the impact of waves and tides. The coastline between Mablethorpe and Skegness has benefited from beach nourishment, the present flood risk management approach, since 1994. ... More
    Opened 11 March 2021
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