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  • 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
    Closes 31 December 2029
  • Lower Mole Flood Alleviation Scheme Information Page

    Covid-19 impacts – March 2020 We’re aware we spoke to many residents on our site tours about holding a public workshop in late Spring/early Summer this year. We had aimed to book a venue and send invitations to you in March, however our planning has been hindered by the... More
    Closes 31 December 2024
  • Reducing flooding in Reading and Caversham information page

    How to reduce flooding in north Reading and Lower Caversham. On this webpage you can view detailed information including: Plans, maps and photos that we shared at our February and March 2020 drop-ins. A Feedback report summarising the responses from questionnaires... More
    Closes 28 February 2024
  • Severn Valley Water Management Scheme

    Water management of the River Severn The River Severn forms an integral part of life for those who live around it. Over the years it has been a haven for wildlife, an essential transport route, a great place for leisure activities and a vital source for water for people living and... More
    Closes 31 December 2023
  • 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
  • Outstrays to Skeffling Managed Realignment Scheme

    2021 Update: temporary closure of this page Between the end of December 2020 and 12th January, this page was temporarily unavailable. Apologies for this; we have extended the lifespan of the page and will update the contents this month. COVID-19 Update During... More
    Closes 31 December 2022
  • 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
    Closes 31 December 2022
  • Tenbury Wells Flood Risk Management Scheme

    Page created 18 September 2020. Last updated 7 January 2021. 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... More
    Closes 31 December 2022
  • Thorney Island Habitat Creation Scheme Information Page

    Latest update - October 2020 More Information Ground investigations and surveys are currently being completed to understand: • type of ground and geology • water levels • presence of contaminants • archaeology • unexploded... More
    Closes 3 October 2022
  • 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 2022
  • Hurst Spit to Lymington project information page

    Welcome to the Hurst Spit to Lymington Project information page. We have created this page to provide easy access to information on the scheme. We will be updating this site as the scheme progresses, so please keep checking for what's new. To be added to the mailing list for this... More
    Closes 28 July 2022
  • Tadcaster Flood Alleviation Scheme (FAS) Information Page

    Welcome to the Tadcaster Flood Alleviation Scheme Information Page. We have created this page to provide easy access to information on what is happening in Tadcaster, including background information to the recent flooding and a summary of our work to reduce the flood risk to homes,... More
    Closes 1 April 2022
  • Highfields Landfill Site, Walsall Road, Walsall, WS99AH

    Highfields Landfill Site, Walsall Road, Walsall, WS99AH Coronavirus: The Environment Agency response We are working hard with Government and other emergency responders on protecting the public and the environment from the... More
    Closes 1 March 2022
  • Walley’s Quarry Landfill Site, Cemetery Road, Silverdale, Newcastle under Lyme ST56DH

    Walley’s Quarry Landfill Site, Cemetery Road, Silverdale, Newcastle under Lyme ST56DH Latest News Visits in 2021 We have received an increase in complaints of odour since late December 2020. In response we have increased our visits to the area to complete... More
    Closes 1 March 2022
  • 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
    Closes 20 January 2022
  • 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 visiting the Humber Story... More
    Closes 3 January 2022
  • Changes in the regulatory framework for abstraction and impoundment licensing - move to Environmental Permitting Regulations

    Coronavirus Update (1st Jun): A response to Coronavirus (Covid-19) The Minister has made the decision to delay the consultation for and implementation of abstraction and impounding licensing moving into the Environmental Permitting Regulations. Therefore Defra... More
    Closes 31 December 2021
  • 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 on flood risk and a summary of our proposals to... More
    Closes 31 December 2021
  • Water Resources Priority Catchments

    We have created this page to provide easy access to information on priority catchments. We will be updating this site as the catchment projects and trials progress so please keep checking back for what’s new. Update to content: December 2020: First four priority catchment... More
    Closes 31 December 2021
  • 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 be updating it as we progress individual projects... More
    Closes 31 December 2021
  • Grange Landfill Site, Rotherham (Dropping Well Tip) -Information Page

    Welcome to the Grange Landfill Information Page. We have created this page to provide easy 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... 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
  • Endless Energy Keighley - Information Page

    This page is to provide information about our final decision to issue an environmental permit to Endless Energy Limited to operate an energy from waste facility at Aire Valley Road, Keighley. The Application In October 2018 Endless Energy Limited applied to the Environment Agency for an... More
    Closes 7 December 2021
  • 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... More
    Closes 30 November 2021
  • The River Roding Project information page

    Updated November 2020 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 River... More
    Closes 31 October 2021
  • Marsh Dykes

    UPDATE – November 2020 Flood defence works to take place in Thamesmead There will be some flood defence refurbishment works taking place in Thamesmead starting in January 2021. This is expected to continue for seven months. The refurbishment... More
    Closes 31 October 2021
  • 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
    Closes 30 September 2021
  • Regulation of Rathlin Energy’s West Newton ‘B’ Well Site

    Rathlin Energy plans to carry out drilling and testing of the WNB-1 well at its West Newton ‘B’ well site. Environmental permits in relation to these activities were issued in 2016. They set out legally binding conditions for operation covering emissions, safe storage of waste and crude... More
    Closes 24 September 2021
  • Working together to adapt to a changing climate: flood and coast

    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 3 September 2021
  • Mereway Weir Replacement

    Updated on: 5 May 2020 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? The new weir has been successfully installed and is now fixed in place and fully operational. The... More
    Closes 17 July 2021
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