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Browsing Category "Flooding"

Surface Water Management Plan: Better Mapping and Data is Key

The Government this week released its Surface Water Action Plan, aiming to tackle surface water flooding which affects up to 3.2 million properties in England. It seeks to bring our preparedness more closely into line with that from main rivers […]
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Disgusting in Tunbridge Wells: Chaos as Surface Flooding hits

The Pantiles district of Tunbridge Wells in Kent is an attractive tiled street of shops and tea rooms that has been a popular tourist destination since Tudor times. Almost a year to the day, the same area has been hit […]
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Double Trouble: Two Shropshire Floods in Two Days

Shropshire bore the brunt of two severe flash floods that came in quick succession to the county affecting town and countryside alike. We review events and show that flooding is not all about rivers. The plume of humid, moist air […]
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Basement Groundwater Flood Risk: Key issue for London Planning Applications

Recent research by Newcastle University has revealed the dramatic increase in planning applications for basement developments in West London. But could these huge investments be affected by growing groundwater flooding risk in the future? From 2008 to 2017, some 4,650 […]
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CPD webinar: An introduction to Flood Risk Assessments – 28th November ’18

Join our webinar: An introduction to Flood Risk Assessments (FRAs) for property professionals 28th November 2018, 12:00pm-1:00pm. Who should sign up Property developers, planners, architects – anyone involved in the process of property transactions, management and development. What will be covered? […]
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CPD webinar: An introduction to Flood Risk Assessments – 26th September ’18

Join our webinar: An introduction to Flood Risk Assessments (FRAs) for property professionals 26th September 2018, 12:00pm-1:00pm. Who should sign up Property developers, planners, architects – anyone involved in the process of property transactions, management and development. What will be […]
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25 Year Environment Plan: Commit to specific plans on SuDS

The Government launched its 25 year Environment Plan with much fanfare last month seeking to prove that it can talk about other things than Brexit.  We review what it means for flood management and specifically prospects for policy changes on […]
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CPD webinar: An introduction to Flood Risk Assessments – 16th May ’18

Join our webinar: An introduction to Flood Risk Assessments (FRAs) for property professionals 16 May 2018, 12:00pm-1:00pm. Who should sign up Property developers, planners, architects – anyone involved in the process of property transactions, management and development. What will be covered? […]
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Surface Water Management 2017 conference: Removing Barriers To SuDS Implementation

On Wednesday 20th September, GeoSmart’s Director Dr Paul Ellis presented in London at the CIWEM conference ‘Surface Water Management 2017’, which provided an update on the context, scale and impact of surface water flooding, advances in modelling and the key […]
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GeoSmart partners with Centremaps to offer unique range of environmental reports and data to support sustainable development

GeoSmart Information, the innovative environmental reports, data and services provider, has teamed up with Centremaps, to provide flooding and drainage data on its geospatial portal. The portal, called CentremapsLive, offers architects and planning consultants Ordnance Survey MasterMap extracts, aerial imagery, […]
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