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Browsing Category "Flooding"

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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EFRA committee review: time to act on SuDS

We were delighted to contribute to the consultation published in a recent report (26 April 2017) by the EFRA Committee inquiry into how effectively the Government has implemented the Flood and Water Management Act 2010. Specifically, we are focussed on […]
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GeoSmart adds Ambiental data to enhance its Flood Risk Assessments

Unique combination raises the bar on flood risk assessment, providing unparalleled peace of mind for property professionals. We have teamed up with flood risk experts, Ambiental to add the latest iteration of their ultra high resolution UKFloodMap™ dataset across all […]
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The hidden risk with basement conversions

Recent research from Direct Line Insurance has found that 75% of all applications for basement conversions in the UK are for properties in the capital. While this may not be a surprise due to land values, there are risks below […]
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Flood and Coast – 28-30 March ’17

Join us at this year’s Flood and Coast in Telford from 28-30 March. Our Innovation Director, Dr Paul Ellis, will be chairing a session on ‘Modelling Local Flood Risk’ as well as speaking on ‘Implementing a groundwater flood forecasting service […]
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Homes built on flood plains – needs must be balanced by risk

The UK’s population is set to grow by around another 10million people over the next 25 years, with the South and East of the country seeing most demand. In a region of extensive river and groundwater systems, there remains worrying […]
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Groundwater flooding and infrastructure – up to a 1/4 of critical sites at risk

Last week, we revealed the hidden cost of groundwater to the English economy in terms of damage to property – some £530million a year. Groundwater flooding impacts an estimated 424,000 properties, many of them who are households unaware of the […]
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