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  • Retford Information Page

    Retford Beck Information Page Map showing who looks after each of the watercourses across Retford Geography of area Retford sits in the low-lying River Idle valley, where the Idle flows through the town from south to north. Retford Beck is a tributary of the Idle and arises in the high ground to the east of Retford. Both the River Idle and the Retford Beck are designated Main River. Annotated Aerial view of the lower Retford Beck catchment.... More
    Opened 19 June 2023
  • Luton and Dunstable Resilient and Adaptive Communities Information Page

    The Resilient and Adaptive Communities (RAC) project spans the Luton and Dunstable area, and is a partnership project between the Environment Agency, Central Bedfordshire Council and Luton Council. The towns of Luton and Dunstable are at a high risk of flooding from rivers, surface water, groundwater and sewers. Whilst much has been done to tackle flood risk over the years, the climate emergency, population growth and development pressures combine to make this a continuing and... More
    Opened 2 June 2023
  • Dirtness Pumping Station Improvement Scheme Information Page

    This information page provides an overview of the Dirtness Rationalisation Scheme and the catchment which the Dirtness Pump Station serves. Here you can read about the geography of the area, gain an understanding of our work, and read about the current situation and future of the Pump Station. Geography of the Area The Isle of Axholme is located across the East Riding of Yorkshire, Doncaster, North Lincolnshire, and Nottinghamshire. With areas of... More
    Opened 18 May 2023
  • Lower Witham Flood Resilience Project Survey

    Thank you for clicking on the link to take part in our short survey about the Lower Witham Flood Resilience Project. We appreciate you giving us a few minutes of your time to answer a few questions and share your thoughts about flood resilience in the Lower Witham catchment. More
    Opened 1 April 2023
  • Property Flood Resilience

    What is this page for? This page is to help people understand what Property Flood Resilience (PFR) is and its importance in reducing flood damage. Contents The cost of flooded homes What is Property Flood Resilience (PFR)? PFR in building climate resilience Advantages of PFR Build your flood resilience FAQs The cost of flooded homes The effects of flooding are profound, both emotionally and financially. In 2014, the average... More
    Opened 24 March 2023
  • Arundel Tidal Walls Scheme (Phase 2) information page

    Welcome to the Information Page for phase 2 of the Arundel Tidal Walls Scheme. We have created this page to provide easy access to information on this project. The Environment Agency will be updating this site regularly, so please keep checking for what’s new. If you would like to speak to our Public Liaison Officer, Madeleine Spellman about the project, please ring 07721 248275 or email ArundelTidalWalls@environment-agency.gov.uk Our latest... More
    Opened 23 March 2023
  • West London Communities Information Page

    Updated on 3 May 2024 What is this page? This page contains the latest updates from the West London Communities project. It provides the context for why the project is being delivered and also gives you links to important related information, including recent newsletters, FAQs and other related projects going ahead that link to this one. Links to relevant documents can be found at the bottom of this page. We will update this page every 6 months at this stage of the project; we... More
    Opened 20 March 2023
  • Bankwood Lane: Morris & Co (Handlers) Ltd and Eco-Power Environmental Ltd Information Page

    We regulate four permitted sites in and around Bankwood Lane Industrial Estate, Rossington. It is our role to assess whether these sites are complying with the conditions in their environmental permits and not causing nuisance beyond their site boundaries. Where breaches of a permit are identified we can act and require the operator to rectify this. City of Doncaster Council has responsibility to enforce planning matters such as operating hours, parking and the... More
    Opened 13 February 2023
  • Environmental Regulation of Drax Power Limited - Information Page

    We have created this web page to provide easy access to information on a staged environmental permit application from Drax Power Limited (Drax). Environmental regulation of Drax Drax hold an environmental permit for burning biomass. It sets out legally binding conditions for operation covering air emissions, fuel storage, water treatment and discharge. The permit also includes monitoring and reporting requirements. Drax is proposing to develop... More
    Opened 20 January 2023
  • East Anglia Flood Resilience Information Page

    The purpose of this page is to provide further information to those properties who are in an area at risk of fluvial flooding, but who are not considered to be at significant risk and so will not be able to be taken forward in the Environment Agency's Property Flood Resilience project. Below is further information on flood risk and possible measures to protect your property from flooding. What is “flood risk”? “Flood risk” is a combination of... More
    Opened 4 January 2023
  • Beccles Flood Risk Management Project Information Page

    Welcome to the Beccles Flood Risk Management Project information page. The Environment Agency have created this page to provide easy access to information on the Beccles project. We will be updating this site as the project progresses, so please keep checking back for new information. If you would like to be added to our mailing list to receive updates on this project, please email charlotte.lavedrine@environment-agency.gov.uk . Last updated 18/01/2024 ... More
    Opened 17 November 2022
  • Yarm Flood Alleviation Scheme

    Introduction: Yarm has a long history of flooding, dating back as early as 1771, when Yarm High Street flooded to a depth of 2 metres. In 1993, the original Yarm flood alleviation scheme was completed. This scheme involved the construction of flood walls and flood gates to protect Yarm from the River Tees. Unfortunately, in 1995, these new flood defences were overtopped, and Yarm suffered flooding from the River Tees (see photo below). Additional works which built on... More
    Opened 16 November 2022
  • Stanstead Abbotts Drain Information Page

    Last updated 8 July 2024 We have created this information page to keep residents informed of current and future developments to the Stanstead Abbotts Drain. We will be updating this page as the project progresses. Flooding in Stanstead Abbotts on 2 and 3 May 2024 A weather warning was issued for thunderstorms and heavy rainfall by the Met Office The rainfall that fell was intense and fell over a short period of time The past winter has been the 2 nd wettest on... More
    Opened 19 October 2022
  • Bungay and the Surrounding Area Flood Risk Management Scheme - information page

    Welcome to the Bungay Flood Risk Management Scheme information page. The Environment Agency have created this page to provide easy access to information on the Bungay project. We will be updating this site as the project progresses, so please keep checking back for what's new. If you would like to be added to our mailing list to receive updates on this project, please email Enquiries_EastAnglia@environment-agency.gov.ukagency.gov.uk Last update: October 2022... More
    Opened 24 August 2022
  • Strand Quay

    Spring 2024 update Welcome to the Strand Quay Access Improvement works information page. Following a condition survey by us, the Environment Agency, the current ladders, fenders and mooring rings were found to be in “poor” condition. We are carrying out renewal works to ensure safe access to the quayside on the River Rother. The second phase of improvement works began on 12 February 2024 and will be completed by Autumn 2024. Introduction to Strand Quay ... More
    Opened 5 August 2022
  • East Anglia Property Flood Resilience Project

    What is this project about? An Environment Agency project to deliver Property Flood Resilience (PFR) measures to properties in East Anglia which are currently at risk of flooding from main rivers. Why are we doing this? There are a number of locations in East Anglia where there are houses at risk of frequent flooding or have flooded recently, and due to the isolated location of the properties there is no opportunity to develop a... More
    Opened 20 July 2022
  • Fowlea Brook Flood Risk Management Scheme

    Updated 27 December 2023 - next update due Spring 2024 Latest Update We will be starting on site on the 8 January 2024. The first few months are about repairing the existing channel prior to construction of new raised defences. There will be increased construction traffic around the Spode area. There may be some temporary diversions and road closures in the area for the duration of the project. Background ... More
    Opened 29 June 2022
  • Limekiln Wharf Information Page

    Last Updated: 14 October 2022 Latest Update Team2100 have now completed the site works at Limekiln Phase 2 SI. The completed works are part of the Thames Estuary Asset Management (TEAM) 2100 programme to refurbish and replace existing tidal flood defences. The site investigation works will help us to understand if there is further work needed to ensure that the flood defence continues to protect the local community from tidal flooding. Team2100 would like to thank you all for... More
    Opened 7 June 2022
  • 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 March 2022, debated local issues, shared ideas and questioned environmental experts on all aspects of the water environment. This projects aim was to involve local communities in decisions about the... More
    Opened 23 May 2022
  • Swan Draw Dock Information Page

    Background Swan Draw Dock is on the northern shore of the River Thames in Hammersmith and Fulham. The draw dock 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 the end of their serviceable life and need to be repaired. The construction phase of this project is currently planned for summer 2024. The work is part of the Thames Estuary Asset Management 2100 (TEAM2100) Programme which... More
    Opened 13 May 2022
  • Sanway-Byfleet Flood Alleviation Scheme

    Overview This web page has been set up to share information about the Sanway-Byfleet Flood Alleviation Scheme. The scheme is being developed by the Environment Agency in partnership with Woking Borough Council, Surrey County Council, Surrey Wildlife Trust, Byfleet Flood Forum, National Highways, Royal Horticultural Society, Thames Water, and the local community. The scheme reduces flooding to properties in the Sanway area with new flood walls... More
    Opened 12 May 2022
  • Citizens’ Jury for Windermere Catchment (Cumbria) - Information page

    The Rethinking Water Citizens’ Jury was put together by the Environment Agency and a Local Advisory Group working with the Involve Foundation; an independant charity, who acted as the main point of contact for panel members throughout the process. The Panel, which took place over four days in March 2022, debated local issues, shared ideas and questioned experts on all aspects of the water environment in the Windermere catchment. This project brought together people from all... More
    Opened 4 April 2022
  • Lower Witham Flood Resilience Project - Information Page

    Welcome to the Lower Witham Flood Resilience Project! This project information page is for all stakeholders with an interest in the future flood resilience of the Lower Witham. Here you will find information about the Lower Witham Flood Resilience Project led by the Environment Agency, including our latest newsletter, project background, location, progress and importantly how our stakeholders can get involved. Contents Click here for the contents... More
    Opened 1 April 2022
  • 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 Environment Agency will be updating this site as the project progresses, so please keep checking for what's new. If you would like to be added to our mailing list to receive updates on this... More
    Opened 27 January 2022
  • Ventnor Coastal Protection and Slope Stabilisation Scheme Information Page

    Ventnor undercliff – Ventnor town has been developed on terraces created by relic landslides Welcome to the Ventnor Coastal Protection and Slope Stabilisation Scheme Information Page. The Environment Agency have created this page to provide easy access to information on the Ventnor project, one of four priority coastal defence projects on the Isle of Wight. The Environment Agency will be updating this site as the project progresses, so please keep checking... More
    Opened 27 January 2022
  • Shanklin Coastal Defence Scheme Information Page

    Welcome to the Shanklin Coastal Defence Scheme Information Page. If you would like to be added to our mailing list to receive updates on this project or any other of the Isle of Wight coastal defence projects, please email us and let us know which projects you are interested in. Our email address is: IOW_FDschemes@environment-agency.gov.uk If you would like to register your interest to participate in or present to the Sandown Bay community working group for the Shanklin and... More
    Opened 27 January 2022
  • Yaverland Coastal Defence Scheme Information Page

    Welcome to the Yaverland Coastal Defence Scheme Information Page. If you would like to be added to our mailing list to receive updates on this project or any other of the Isle of Wight coastal defence projects, please email us and let us know which projects you are interested in. Our email address is: IOW_FDschemes@environment-agency.gov.uk If you would like to register your interest to participate in or present to the Sandown Bay community working group for the Shanklin and... More
    Opened 27 January 2022
  • 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 Environment Agency have created this page to provide easy access to information on the schemes on the Isle of Wight. The Environment Agency will be updating this site as the schemes progress,... More
    Opened 27 January 2022
  • Barton to New Holland Tidal Flood Alleviation Scheme - Information Page

    Welcome to the Barton to New Holland Tidal Flood Alleviation Scheme! Flooding is a long-standing problem for the communities of Barton, Barrow, and New Holland. Previous tidal flood incidents have impacted lives, businesses, and homes. Highlighting the need for improved tidal flood defences and for communities in the area to be better prepared. We are working with project partners Jacobs and Arup to develop a sustainable approach to reduce the impacts of tidal... More
    Opened 19 January 2022
  • Nenthead Mine Water Treatment Scheme

    Welcome to our information pages for the Nenthead Mine Water Treatment Scheme. The Environment Agency and Coal Authority are proposing to build a treatment scheme to remove the metals in the water discharging from the Caplecleugh and Rampgill Levels before they get into the river, improving the environment for people and wildlife. The River Nent is the most metal polluted river in northern England. This pollution by cadmium, lead and zinc comes from several different sources and... More
    Opened 31 December 2021
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